Daily Archive: May 22, 2018

Modi’s Mad Dash to Putin Won’t Change Russia’s Foreign Policy and It Won’t Change India’s Either

Indian Premier Narendra Modi is currently in Sochi for what is being described as “informal talks” with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But while the takes are being called informal, in reality the talks are intended from the Indian side to be a catch-all attempt to “reset” relations which have been disturbed by India’s increasingly intense relationship with the United States. Specifically,...

How Russia and China Gained a Strategic Advantage in Hypersonic Technology

A hot topic in military prognostications regarding China, Russia and the United States revolves around the development and use of hypersonic technology for missiles or UAVs as an invulnerable means of attack. As we will see, not all three countries are dealing successfully with this task. The United States, China and Russia have in recent years increased their efforts to equip their...

Will the Vatican Build Churches in the Wahhabi Kingdom?

There’s some serious confusion swirling around over whether Saudi Arabia will allow the Vatican to build churches in the Wahhabi Kingdom. International media initially reported that a high-ranking Vatican official signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia during his latest visit there which supposedly included provisions for allowing the construction of churches in one of the only countries in the world...

Serbs, Listen Up! Here’s Why Russia’s Getting Chummy with Croatia

The Russian-Croatian rapprochement might have understandably taken a lot of Serbs by surprise, partly because Moscow hasn’t invested the proper resources into explaining it to the country’s population, but this multidimensional outreach strategy to their regional rival is part of Russia’s larger ambition to “balance” the Polish-led “Three Seas Initiative” through pragmatic engagements with the members of its “Austro-Hungarian” sub-bloc....