When Kissinger comes out promoting democratic revolutions against dictatorships on the one hand, and anti-revolutionary movements like the Congress of Vienna of 1815 on the other hand, rest assured that there is no contradiction.
Russia has more objective incentives to get along with China than with the US. The main thing Russia needs from the US is basically – well, nothing.
America may find itself an island between two oceans – and with no global order in hand. In an era of fragmented and disordered ‘order’, in other words.
Bullying Cuba is entirely counter-productive for Washington, and it will eventually learn the costs of arrogant confrontation, there and elsewhere in the world.