The solution for EU is not to formally cut ties with US but to foster and develop economic links with Russia, its obvious partner for the future.
The Saudis are the weak link in the US’s Mideast Alliance. Hong Kong is China’s soft financial underbelly, Tom Luongo writes.
Apart from their ineffectiveness, the dark side of sanctions is what they do to third parties who get caught up in the conflict.
Hopefully Moscow and Beijing will continue to be in the position to remind the US that the world was never intended to have just one master.