Etiket: Confrontation

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Russia cannot afford another 15 years at war with the west

Vladimir Putin should brush off the cold war cobwebs in pursuit of a hard-headed look at national interests By PHILIP STEPHENS. Vladimir Putin is proposing to give himself the option of another 15 years in office. He could spend this time continuing to shake his fist at the west. Alternatively, he could brush away the


The Endangered Asian Century

America, China, and the Perils of Confrontation By Lee Hsien Loong June 4, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, November 2017 Doug Mills / The New York Times / Redux “In recent years, people have been saying that the next century will be the century of Asia and the Pacific, as