Making sense of Russian political ambiguities — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

[This article was written for the Unz Review] Introduction: the world is not Hollywood The past couple of weeks saw a number of truly tectonic events taking place simultaneously in the USA, in Russia, in Israel, in Syria, in Iran and in the EU. I think that it would also be reasonable to say that most […]

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China is spending on its military

Written by Juliette Genevaz. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA), that analysts still qualified as a “junkyard army” at the turn of the twenty-first century, transformed into the US’ main competitor in the space of 20 years. Against the backdrop of such fast modernization, the military reform that Beijing initiated in 2016 did not come as […]

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