The COVID-19 outbreak provides a sharp demonstration of the loss of the West’s mojo.
Unbeknownst to Kissinger, China’s leaders under the direction of Zhou Enlai, and his disciple Deng Xiaoping had a much longer-term strategic perspective than their western partners imagined.
Is Russia a part of Europe? According to the map its origins definitely lay in Europe. But it sees itself unique civilization with influence beyond its current constricted borders.
Despite what American and European commentators may think, there really is a deep desire among people to vote for their own sovereignty.