Poland Should Follow Ukraine’s Lead by Using China to Balance the US

Poland Should Follow Ukraine’s Lead by Using China to Balance the US

If the US-dominated Ukrainian government can confidently chart a mutually beneficial strategic partnership with China in response to feeling betrayed by its American patron following last month’s Biden-Putin Summit, then there’s no reason why the comparatively more independent and much stronger Polish government can’t do the same as well. Ukraine recently surprised many multipolar-friendly observers,…

Getting Putin’s Intentions Wrong Again on Russia-Ukraine

Getting Putin’s Intentions Wrong Again on Russia-Ukraine

In Ukraine, it appears easier to be an anti-Russian advocate than a pro-Russian voice. At play is a fear factor aspect having to do with violence and the threat of legal action. On Russian-Ukrainian matters, there has been a tendency in the Anglo-American establishment and some other circles to provide a false start date of…

It’s Time for a Polish-Russian ‘Non-Aggression Pact’ in Belarus & Ukraine

It’s Time for a Polish-Russian ‘Non-Aggression Pact’ in Belarus & Ukraine

Poland’s recent suspicion of American and German strategic motives following the US’ waiving of most Nord Stream II sanctions, last month’s Biden-Putin Summit, and Berlin’s support of former Prime Minister Tusk’s reinvigorated attempt to oust the country’s ruling party puts the Central European leader in a disadvantageous position but also unexpectedly creates the opportunity for…

Are Pakistani-Ukrainian Relations Problematic for Russia?

Are Pakistani-Ukrainian Relations Problematic for Russia?

Pakistani-Ukrainian relations, and in particular the possible impact that Islamabad’s observance of the Sea Breeze 2021 exercises might have on its ties with Moscow, are a non-issue for Russian-Pakistani relations. There’s been some discussion on social media in recent days about whether Pakistani-Ukrainian relations are problematic for Russia. Those who regard them as such believe…