The “Tug-of-War” for Turkey in the New Cold War
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The “Tug-of-War” for Turkey in the New Cold War

A “tug-of-war” for Turkey is taking place after the US-led strikes on Syria. Macron alleged that the strikes had “separated” Russia and Turkey because of President Erdogan’s support for them, though the Mideast leader held a phone conversation with President Putin soon thereafter where the two sides agreed to “intensify bilateral cooperation…in Syria”. Furthermore, Turkey…

US Decries Chinese High-Speed Rail in Laos
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US Decries Chinese High-Speed Rail in Laos

China’s plans to build high-speed rail connecting Kunming in its Yunnan province with the rest of Southeast Asia are already underway. In the landlocked nation of Laos, tunnels and bridges are already under construction. The United States has, in general, condemned China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) sweeping infrastructure programme, with US and European policy circles…