There is no state besides Russia that’s capable of managing the growing competition between these two Asian Great Powers.
‘The Others’ Alliances
The proposed approach is mostly applicable to the third-party role that Russia could play in Pakistan, whereby the cordial competition with China would give Islamabad more options than it has at present.
Latest bi-lateral upswing This year- 2017- Russia and India are celebrating their 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations. Both countries are organizing host of cultural programmes, film festivals and exchange visits among top officials to commemorate this historic event. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]
Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin announced that his company signed a roadmap to invest the mind-numbingly large sum of $30 billion in the Iranian energy sector.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu just went on his first-ever visit to “Israel”. Although serving in his capacity as Russia’s top military leader for almost five years now, Shoigu hadn’t once set foot in “Israel” until now. He arrived on the same day that a Syrian anti-aircraft missile system was […]
Providing the Hybrid War-victimized population with a full belly and reliable access to basic commodities might be all that’s needed to turn the tide against the regime change movement and stabilize the beleaguered country.
Riyadh might follow Moscow’s lead in charting a “compromise solution” in Yemen modelled off of Syria’s Astana Peace Process in order to shape the conditions for a “face-saving” withdraw.
What is possible is a Saudi-Iranian mutual accommodation, which would be useful for calming some of the ‘hotspots’ – similar to what happened in the case of the Taif accord ending the civil war in Lebanon.
The late Uzbekistani President was ill-equipped for adapting to the New Silk Road Century that China is pioneering through its One Belt One Road vision.
The international and domestic dimensions of Saudi Arabia’s grand strategic shifts are expected to have game-changing implications in altering the global dynamics of the New Cold War.
Moscow steadily works to replace the leadership void that the US is leaving in the “Greater Middle East”.
So long as China can succeed in preserving the EU’s consumer market strength, Beijing won’t have much to worry about its long-term strategy for Eurasia.