Australia Escalated the Hybrid War on BRI At America’s Behest
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Australia Escalated the Hybrid War on BRI At America’s Behest

The Quad is against China in all respects, especially when it comes to military and economic affairs. Canberra’s canceling of Victoria’s two BRI agreements is therefore consistent with this unstated but increasingly obvious strategy. The Australian federal government recently canceled two Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) deals that the state of Victoria signed with China…

Denmark Boosts Presence in the Arctic With New Drones & Radar Systems
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Denmark Boosts Presence in the Arctic With New Drones & Radar Systems

It is interesting to note that the Danish Defence Intelligence Service has in several of its threat assessments pointed to the Arctic region as being the biggest threat for Denmark. They are warning that Denmark might get stuck between the bigger players in the area such as the USA, Russia and China. On Thursday, February…

The Improvement of Russian-Togolese Relations Is a Multipolar Masterstroke
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The Improvement of Russian-Togolese Relations Is a Multipolar Masterstroke

Togo’s Growing Geostrategic Significance Most people across the world have never heard of the narrow West African state of Togo, or if they have, then they regard it as an impoverished and geostrategically insignificant country. While it’s true that Togo is among the poorest nations in the world, its geostrategic profile is rapidly raising as…

China Ousts the BBC Based on UK’s Own Media Standards
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China Ousts the BBC Based on UK’s Own Media Standards

In a move that was entirely predictable after the UK’s Office of Communications (Ofcom) banned China’s CGTN from operating in the UK, China has reciprocated by banning BBC World News from broadcasting in China. The BBC in its own article titled, “China bans BBC World News from broadcasting,” would claim: China has banned BBC World News from…

The Great Atlantic Schism Is Here: Between US and China, Europe will Choose Its Own Path
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The Great Atlantic Schism Is Here: Between US and China, Europe will Choose Its Own Path

The US used to hold almost absolute sway over the EU’s global politics. Now, on the issue of China, Europe is slipping from Washington’s grasp as it realizes it’s better off building that relationship on its own terms. Over 70 years ago, the United States forged the beginning of a new transatlantic order through the…