Category Archives: Asia

Elon Musk – Things Most People Don’t Know About China (Video)

Elon Musk explains several things most people don’t know about China, and talks about potential future conflict with the United States.

John Mearsheimer: Is China the Real Winner of Ukraine War? | Endgame #136 (Luminaries) – Video

“I think the situation we face today in the world is much more dangerous than it was during the Cold War,” warned realist John J. Mearsheimer in this conversation. What are the underlying causes of his provoking statement? To what extent the United States should get its hands dirty?

Japan and the West: First Contact – the Real History Behind Shogun (Video)

Kings and Generals animated historical documentary series on the history of Japan continues with a video on the First Contact between the Japanese and the West. In this video, we will talk about the Portuguese and Dutch arrival – the real history behind FX’s Shogun TV Show, as well as the Japanese embassies to Europe, including the famous embassy to Rome by Hasekura Tsunenaga.

China ‘CREATES’ Deadly New MUTANT Covid Strain With 100% Kill Rate in Mice: Dr. Alina Chan Reacts (Video)

Rising is a weekday morning show with bipartisan hosts that breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside the halls of Washington power like never before. The show leans into the day’s political cycle with cutting edge analysis from DC insiders who can predict what is going to happen. It also sets the day’s political agenda by breaking exclusive news with a team of scoop-driven reporters and demanding answers during interviews with the country’s most important political newsmakers.

Inside South East Asia’s Criminal Empire (Video)

In this video, Crisis Group’s Senior Adviser for Myanmar Richard Horsey discusses organised crime in South East Asia’s Golden Triangle. Myanmar’s Shan State and northern Laos’ Bokeo province have become a contiguous zone of vibrant criminality, much of it beyond the reach of state authorities. The Mekong river, which bisects the zone, is also an axis of geopolitical competition, complicating efforts to combat organised crime.

America is Worse Than China (Video)

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Attila, the Huns and the Battle for Europe (Video)

The fall of the Xiongnu Empire lead to the migration of many tribes – especially Turkic ones – away from the Altai-Transbaikal area in eastern Central Asia into the west and southwest. These tribes arrived in places like modern-day Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan and created new kingdoms. From the Kydarites to the Alchons and the Hepthalites (“White Huns”), these Hunnic states ruled over much of Central Asia in the migratory period from 200-560 CE, before the rise of the Göktürks, and some even went as far as India.

Mao’s Great Famine | FULL DOCUMENTARY

Between 1958 and 1962, China lived through tragedy on an epic scale. The “Great Leap Forward” – conceived by Mao so that China could drive industrial output ahead of Great Britain and achieve autonomy from the might of the neighbouring USSR – led to a catastrophic famine resulting in the death of between 36 and 55 million people.

If Japan could catch up with Western economies, why couldn’t the countries of the Middle East? (Video)

My guest for this episode is Dr. Philip T. Hoffman. He is a professor of Business Economics and History at the Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). In this episode we discuss his book ⁠Why Did Europe Conquer the World⁠?

Behind Asia’s cyber slavery | DW Documentary (Video)

They scam unsuspecting victims all across the world — but they are victims themselves. Thousands of people are trafficked worldwide into Myanmar’s war-torn east, where they are forced to trick people in Europe, the US, and China into scam schemes.