China and Russia Face a Difficult Future in the Face of American Hypocrisy and Intransigence

China and Russia Face a Difficult Future in the Face of American Hypocrisy and Intransigence

One of the overhyped events of recent times has been the 3+ hours of telephone conversation between the presidents of China and the United States of America Xi Jinping and Joe Biden respectively. There are two major reasons to doubt the sincerity of the Americans over their accounts of the meeting. The first is that…

The West Can’t Engage China on the Climate, While also Demonising Them

The West Can’t Engage China on the Climate, While also Demonising Them

As Britain prepares to host the Cop26 climate conference in Glasgow next month, it is pursuing two contradictory policies that undermine its chances of success. On the one hand, it is seeking a unified global response to the climate crisis with nations agreeing to targets for the reduction of their coal and petroleum emissions. But…

Frogs Slow-Boiling in Their Pans

Frogs Slow-Boiling in Their Pans

The rules-based liberal order was always, in part, an illusion – albeit one that gripped much of the world, for a period of time. George Kennan’s famous 1946 ‘long telegram’ from Moscow was primarily a piercing analysis of the inherent structural contradictions within the Soviet model, leading to its analytical conclusion that the USSR would…

NATO Developed New Methods of Cognitive Warfare

NATO Developed New Methods of Cognitive Warfare

A leading role in this direction is played by the Innovation for Defense Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Specialized Center, also known as the Innovation Hub, located in Canada. However, this center is not included in the list of NATO’s official accredited centers of excellence , such as the Center for Cooperative Cyber ​​Defense in Tallinn or the Center…

The Genie’s Out of the Bottle After Kiev’s Turkish Drones Strike Donbass

The Genie’s Out of the Bottle After Kiev’s Turkish Drones Strike Donbass

Now that Kiev is in possession of such potentially game-changing offensive weapons that have already been proven to have emboldened its aggression in the ongoing civil war over its eastern region’s future political status, there’s nothing that Ankara can do to restrain its partner. I wrote earlier this summer that “Turkey’s Military Engagement With The…