Artículos con la etiqueta ‘1979’

China-Vietnam relations facing greater chance of derailment

Por • 27 ene, 2014 • Category: Política

Since January 18, some cities in Vietnam have hosted a series of picture exhibitions, memorial services, and international symposiums to mark the 40th anniversary of the naval battle between China and South Vietnam in 1974. These events were held to challenge the established sovereignty of Xisha Islands, also called «Hoang Sa Islands» in Vietnam. It has also been reported that Vietnam will commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Sino-Vietnamese war in 1979. There is a growing chance that Beijing-Hanoi relations will derail.

Iran: Squeezed under the Western propaganda

Por • 8 may, 2011 • Category: Política

The newly-born Iran the ideological foundation of which was based on confronting the imperialistic powers and defending the oppressed, subjugated nations revitalized hopes for a new world order which the international community hadn’t experienced before: an equal right for every single nation to determine its political future without being pressured by the Western powers.The anti-Western rhetoric of the Islamic Republic during the past decades has been quite disconcerting and disturbing for the United States and its European friends. Shortly after the victory of Islamic Revolution, the United States which had recognized that Iran is going to be an uncompromising and irreconcilable player in the region, mobilized its stalwart ally, Iraq, and its ruling dictator Saddam Hussein, to dilapidate the fruit of the newly-born revolution. The Baathist Iraq, with direct the help of several European and Arab nations, all of which were the close allies of the United States, imposed an eight-year war on Iran which claimed the lives of more than 400,000 Iranians and caused irreparable damages to the country’s infrastructure.