It’s very unlikely that Turkey would risk its relations with the US to buy Russian anti-aircraft missiles just to guard against non-existent threat.
‘The Others’ Alliances
Russia endeavors to be the supreme balancing force in 21st-century Eurasia, seeking to “wipe the slate clean” in its relations with non-traditionl partners.
Brick by BRICS: The roadmap for cooperation in the wider ‘global east’ all leads to One Belt–One Road
BRICS, the EAEU and SCO are ultimately all best served to hasten the development of smooth and frequent trade between all member states of each body.
The “progressive” faction of the Russian “deep state” (permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies) understands that their country needs to flexibly adapt to the full-spectrum paradigm changes taking place across the globe.
The long-standing Russian allies are diversifying their ties with Moscow for different reasons, though the end result hasn’t been lost on the Kremlin.
So long as the Indian government maintains its inflexible “zero-sum” mentality towards any of its partners’ relations with Pakistan, however, its people will probably continue breaking with tradition and increasingly come to view Russia and its leadership through a negative pro-Western Mainstream Media prism.
The US is on a sanctions spree against North Korea, Iran and Russia, but lost in the middle of this escalating asymmetrical global drama is Nicaragua.
Recent developments in Serbia and Poland have prompted many in the Alt-Media Community to rethink their attitude towards each respective government. Serbian Surprise Governments don’t always represent the people, and nowhere is this clearer nowadays than in Serbia. Pro-Western Prime Minister-turned-President Alexander Vucic just appointed an openly gay Croatian woman […]
While the new resident of the White House has been acquiring a taste for military adventures overseas, the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, visited Moscow last Thursday for his 17th talk with Vladimir Putin. But of course their normal economic agenda, intended to hammer out the final details of […]
The Russian news agency Sputnik has featured a commentary by Moscow-based expert, Andrew Korybko signalling an imminent leap forward in the Kremlin’s strategy toward ties with Pakistan. Unsurprisingly, Sputnik claims that it has nothing to do with the opinions expressed in the commentary, which are the author’s personal opinion, but […]
The Russian-Iranian-Turkish Tripartite is preparing to mediate a new round of intra-Syrian talks in Astana sometime soon, and President Assad just announced that he is ready to negotiate on “everything” provided that the process follows the legal mechanisms laid out in the Syrian Constitution. Australian professor and prominent Syrian activist […]
The results are in, and VMRO has beaten back yet another ‘soft coup’ attempt in the Republic of Macedonia. Although there were very legitimate fears that SDSM and its foreign backers might resort to large-scale voter fraud and other such tricks in order to tip the scales in their favor, […]