Only Trilateralization, Not Triangulation, Is the Solution for Global Stability

Only Trilateralization, Not Triangulation, Is the Solution for Global Stability

The solution is trilateralization between China, Russia, and the US, not triangulation. To explain, this proposal implies that all three Great Powers would be treated as equals by one another and engage in dialogue through a single platform. The summit in mid-June between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden led to many…

Is Putin’s Healthy/Moderate/Reasonable – Conservatism Really a New Russian Ideology?

Is Putin’s Healthy/Moderate/Reasonable – Conservatism Really a New Russian Ideology?

To put it simply, ‘healthy/moderate/reasonable conservatism’ is all about responsibly managing inevitable changes in such a way that chaos can be contained while advancing objective socio-economic progress. Observers are wildly speculating that the “healthy/moderate/reasonable conservatism” that President Putin proposed during last week’s plenary session of the prestigious Valdai Club represents a new Russian ideology. That’s…

Moldova’s Manufactured Energy Crisis Serves Several Strategic Purposes

Moldova’s Manufactured Energy Crisis Serves Several Strategic Purposes

America might very well be weaponizing the issue at this particular time in order to pressure Russia on other fronts such as Ukraine and Syria. Gazprom spokesman Sergei Kupriyanov claimed that “Moldova is provoking [its energy crisis] with its own hands” after it refused to acknowledge its debt to the Russian gas company and thus…

The China Cold War Will Unstick America’s Glue

The China Cold War Will Unstick America’s Glue

Can an America that off-shored much of its manufacturing capacity to China, for short-term profit, afford the de-coupling? Washington isn’t quite sure what to do after the chaotic end to America’s ‘forever’ war. Some in Washington bitterly regret exiting from Afghanistan at all, and advocate for an immediate return; some just want to move on…