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CHINA’S SECRET WEAPONS – there are 12 of them!!

CHINA’S SECRET WEAPONS – there are 12 of them!!

They are called REEs – “Rare Earth Elements”: A family of 12 silvery metals with highly UNUSUAL physical and chemical properties. They are the critical components of our modern technologies. Everything from X-ray machines, TV screens, MRI scanners, hard disk drives to power tools and electric cars.
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JAPAN – Has a new Prime Minister

JAPAN – Has a new Prime Minister

What might the West expect from Japan’s new leader??

Shinzo Abe was Japan’s longest serving Prime Minister since WII. His resignation was unexpected but the Liberal Democratic Party moved swiftly to choose a new leader. Their choice was Yoshihide Suga who has been Abe’s Cabinet Secretary for several years. That suggests continuity at least with existing domestic policies and especially with ‘Abe’s economies’ where Suga was one of the architects. read more

NATO MAKES PEACE

NATO MAKES PEACE

‘Hats Off’ to NATO and its Secretary General for succeeding where the politicians and diplomats of Ankara and Athens have failed. NATO succeeded today in de-escalating a potentially dangerous conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean, where both Governments can only indulge in a barrage of jingoistic/ nationalist rhetoric.

NATO press release today says:
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