The Biden administration is wrongly trying to present Russia and China as existential threats to Western democracy. Too many pundits and the mainstream media describe Iran and North Korea similarly.
It’s the summer of 2026, five years after the Biden administration identified the People’s Republic of China as the principal threat to U.S. security and Congress passed a raft of laws mandating a society-wide mobilization to ensure permanent U.S. domination of the Asia-Pacific region.
Ann Wright reports on the buildup of war practices in the region, including Russia’s training at the edge of U.S. territorial waters off Hawaii and massive U.S.-Australian maneuvers underway through August.
It would be better for the United States and for the world if the Biden administration realised that engagement is preferable to estrangement.