Chinese-Iranian Overland Connectivity Is Slowly But Surely Being Streamlined

Chinese-Iranian Overland Connectivity Is Slowly But Surely Being Streamlined

The grand strategic trend is that Iran is reorienting itself towards the East in line with the rest of the world as all key players in the global systemic transition to multipolarity begin focusing much more on Asia. The Middle Corridor (MC) between China and Turkey via Central Asia, the Caspian Sea, and the South…

President Putin Explained Russia’s Role in the Global Systemic Transition

President Putin Explained Russia’s Role in the Global Systemic Transition

Far from collapsing into an impoverished mess, Russia survived the sanctions onslaught against it to become stronger and more sovereign than ever. Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a detailed speech at this year’s Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) where he explained his country’s role in the global systemic transition. He declared that unipolarity is…

Analyzing the Pakistani Ambassador to Russia’s Valdai Club Speech

Analyzing the Pakistani Ambassador to Russia’s Valdai Club Speech

If any prospective oil deal with Russia is doomed to fail like some key Pakistani influencers have insisted, whether due to it apparently being impossible to refine or because of American sanctions pressure, then Ambassador Khan wouldn’t have mentioned oil as part of the larger energy cooperation with Russia that his country envisions while speaking…

China’s Pacific Islands Position Paper Debunks Fake News Claims

China’s Pacific Islands Position Paper Debunks Fake News Claims

What’s most significant about this document is that it represents a new model of international cooperation, especially between asymmetrically sized countries. The Chinese Foreign Ministry released a position paper on the country’s relations with the ten Pacific Island Countries (PICs) that have diplomatic relations with Beijing. It comes as Foreign Minister Wang Yi wraps up…

India’s Top Diplomat Reminded the West That the World Doesn’t Revolve Around It

India’s Top Diplomat Reminded the West That the World Doesn’t Revolve Around It

By calling a spade a spade and publicly discussing the open secret that all countries are primarily driven by the pursuit of what their leaderships sincerely regard as their objective national interests, MEA Jaishankar is doing a global service by removing the taboo that’s informally surrounded any talk about this fact. Minister of External Affairs…

Putin Touched Upon Russia’s Grand Geo-Economic Strategy in Eurasia

Putin Touched Upon Russia’s Grand Geo-Economic Strategy in Eurasia

The Greater Eurasian Partnership represents Russia’s premier project for creating a genuinely rules-based international order modeled off the principles enshrined in the UN Charter. Its Eurasian Economic Union core will serve as the proof of concept for this literally world-changing grand strategy that’ll revolutionize the supercontinent’s political and economic architecture. The end result is that…