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The Chinese initiative aims to offer to all the countries involved equal opportunities for development based not on military and/or economic power but on a real capacity to improve the well-being of all parties involved.
The Russian Federation’s dexterous use of its military, diplomatic and economic resources to navigate through and resolve complex situations in different parts of the globe is starting to become the new normal in international relations.
Arresting a journalist, who is an Australian citizen, in an embassy, then extraditing him to a third country, to be tried in secret, without seeing the evidence, where he is accused of espionage, is is a new low even for Washington
The multipolar transformation that is occurring across the Eurasian continent confirms the industrial and diplomatic cooperation between China and the European continent in spite of strong opposition from the United States.
Japan, like the Europeans, should abandon its undue deference to the United States and the accompanying status as a colonial outpost.
We can establish a close correlation between Washington’s actions since 1989 and the political roller-coaster experienced in South America in the ensuing thirty years.
The combined diplomatic, military and economic actions of Russia and China in Europe are decidedly more limited and effective in Europe compared to other parts of the world like the Middle East and Asia.
The United States seems to be losing its imperialistic mojo most significantly in Asia and the Middle East, not only militarily but also diplomatically and economically.
The world is certainly more dangerous following Washington's decision, heading in a direction where there are less and less rules while there are more nuclear powers.
The protests seen in France and the interference in the domestic politics of Venezuela highlight Western double standards, which stand in contrast to the respect for international law maintained by China, India and Russia.