Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Russia-China alliance at the tipping point M. K. Bhadrakumar

 I would assess that it is now beyond the tipping point. Russia and China are all but declared allies• at this juncture. In addition to a formal alliance and as a concomitant, the nightmare scenario for the US and allies is that Russia and China pool military technology and manufacturing capabilities. In addition, Russia has the natural resources, especially energy, that China needs and is otherwise potentially deprived of by the US Navy disrupting its maritime trade. 

India Punchline
Russia-China alliance at the tipping point
M. K. Bhadrakumar | retired diplomat with the Indian Foreign Service

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ª Peskov just used the A-word.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will hold online talks on Wednesday to discuss a range of pressing international issues, among other topics, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.
"The situation in international affairs, especially on the European continent, is very tense, and it should, of course, be discussed by the allies, [namely] Moscow and Beijing. We see very aggressive rhetoric emanating both from NATO and the US, something that we should also discuss with the Chinese side", Peskov told reporters.
He added that Wednesday's virtual negotiations would also see the two presidents exchange views on regional issues and full-fledged China-Russia collaboration....

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1 comment:

Peter Pan said...

The MICs want a tip to their budget.