China’s Orbital Missile Launch “Stuns” US Intelligence (Audio)

In October 2021, US intelligence officials told Western media that the Chinese military “stunned” them by a surprise test of an advanced hypersonic weapon in Earth orbit. The US presently does not have a version of the weapon that China now possesses nor does Washington possess the ability to defend against such weapons, geopolitical analyst and bestselling author, Brandon J. Weichert explains to Gordon G. Chang and John Batchelor.

For Biden, Failure is an Option

President Joe Biden ran as a revolutionary president who would get big things done efficiently and competently. He was the new FDR. In fact, he is appearing much more like the ineffectual John Quincy Adams to Donald Trump’s Andrew Jackson, so argues Brandon J. Weichert in his recent Asia Times op-ed.

Facebook Down: Accident or Convenient Timing?

The massive Facebook crash which resulted in Mark Zuckerberg losing $7 billion of his net worth in just eight hours has suspicious timing. After all, this occurred on the heels of a damaging whistleblower testimony to the press about how dangerous Facebook is. Maybe the crash was a coincidence. Maybe it wasn’t?

President Biden Can Now Fire General Milley

Mark Milley is a skilled political operator. But he’s not as skilled as he thinks. Milley’s actions in the final year of the Trump Administration and his recent testimony undermining President Joe Biden’s Afghanistan exit have now created the context necessary for Milley to be removed by Biden without much fuss from the press.

Biden Bungles America’s Oldest Alliance

President Joe Biden has become the master of unforced errors. He is completely correct to enhance US-UK-Australian military cooperation to balance against China. But there was no reason to alienate France and possibly the EU in the process – Brandon J. Weichert in The Asia Times