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Even though the presidential candidate Joe Biden had vowed to “move quickly” to re-join the Iran nuclear deal, this has not happened.
by Salman Rafi Sheikh, with New Eastern Outlook, Moscow First published 17 September 2021 Joe Biden’s most recent 90 minutes call with China’s Xi has created...
The arrival of Joe Biden in the White House has set in motion forces that could dramatically redefine the nature of US ties with one of its closest allies in the ‘war on terror’ i.e., the Saudis.
There is no appetite in Southeast Asia to ally with the US against a regional state and get entangled in confrontation.
Jim W. Dean - Is the US military thrust into SE Asia the proverbial 'bull in a China closet' ?
Pompeo has accused Turkey of undermining NATO, and is not the only one within the current US “deep state” who think Turkey has gone rogue.
While India’s deliberate move away from Iran has taken place against the backdrop of US sanctions on Iran, imposed in the wake of Trump’s decision to force-scrap the JCPOA, these moves are fundamentally rooted in a strategic consensus with the US over Iran.
Instead of choosing to echo Pompeo’s idea of building a ‘global coalition’ against China, the European Council has encouraged China to “assume greater responsibility in dealing with global challenges.”
Salman Rafi Sheikh -- The “Indo-Pacific Strategy” is largely aimed at entrenching the US in the region with a view to countering the increasing Russian and Chinese economic and political influence.
Salman Rafi Sheikh -- If violence begets violence, alliance produces a counter-alliance.
Jim W. Dean - One could fairly say the US is in the "de-construction" business. It has destroyed Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, Yemen, Venezuela, etc...purely for the gain of a few.