VIDEO: Russian Expansionism under Vladimir Putin U.
As we know, under severe American pressure, China withdrew its offer of completing Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power project in the 1990s and ceded that opportunity to Russia.
This pits most NATO countries against Russia and China.
However, from the point of view of pure geopolitics, countries like Russia and China are pleased with the Iranian approach to world affairs.
Russia hosted a two-day summit on Afghan peace with the participation of Afghanistan (Taliban and the government), China, Pakistan, and the United States.
Interestingly, Blinken called for the foreign ministers and envoys from Iran plus a number of other countries (China, India, Pakistan, and Russia) to join the US in discussing a “unified approach to supporting peace in Afghanistan”.
Shocked, angered, and globally friendless (save for Russia and China), the coup leaders in Myanmar responded to the protests at home in the only way they know: organized terror.
Moreover, any attempt to banish MBS may have resulted in his pursuit of closer relations with China and Russia to abandon the kingdom’s traditional alliance with the U.
For Russia, peace means the U.
The two-party system has effectively portioned out Samuel Huntington's "Clash of Civilizations" world view, with much of the Republican party, at least selectively, treating Latinos and Muslims as a menace while the Democratic party has gone to great lengths to demonize Russia/Orthodoxy in recent years.
Nor does China want to be dragged in the proxy war in Syria involving Sunni-Shiite rivalry and self-interests of the United States, Russia, Israel, amongst others.
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” As the United States’ empire faces increasing challenges as a dominant superpower as a result of the rise of China, Russia, and smaller regional powers in Asia, Africa, and Europe that are stepping up their influence worldwide, Latin America seems to be turning into an “Alamo” of U.
-Pakistan defense cooperation similarly has been losing weight since Pakistan has been tilting towards China for its economic and defense needs; 73 percent of Pakistan’s arms imports came from China in the period of 2015-2019.
However, this propaganda gave leverage to international actors such as the United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, and France to exert their influence on the region.
But some officials in Washington opposed to this arms sale to Abu Dhabi point to the UAE’s relations with Russia and China.