The Russian insistence on predictability is a signal, a banner of peace and friendship. At the same time, predictability is easy to handle by the bureaucratic apparatus since it doesn’t require tight coordination of various components and levels.
Beijing has resolved that subjugation (opium or gaming addiction) will never be allowed to happen again, Alastair Crooke writes.
It is clear that the declared “enemy” in this “War on Terror,” is not what we were led to believe, and increasingly, it is beginning to look like the enemy may in fact be, anyone who resists this global agenda.
The Russian Olympic participation in Tokyo is a blow to those who sought a complete ban of all Russian athletes.