Cautious cooperation, lingering distrust, and outright conflict have characterized the Sino-Russian relationship for hundreds of years. But alongside natural reasons to collaborate, a shared animosity toward the United States ensures positive relations will endure.
The United States claims it is operating under a “rules-based order”—but the term is not the same international law recognized by the rest of the world. Rather, it is camouflage behind which American exceptionalism flourishes.
Beijing has denied media allegations that it is scheming to ‘take over’ Entebbe Airport by way of a BRI loan.
The world’s wealthiest countries make a big show of fighting climate change without offering poorer countries the finances to switch to renewable energy.
A renewed cold war with Russia and China would reinforce the nationalist and militarist factions in all countries.
Behind the “non-violent march” mantra is the long shadow of life-long reactionaries who combine economic ultra-liberalism, conservative morality, empty concepts, and creative use of social media.