Democracies face a strategic competitor in China, which produces destructive technology at great speed and in large quantities. The West must rapidly rethink to stay ahead.
It has been more than two decades since a little-noticed text foreshadowed China’s exceptionally broad approach to conflict with enemies, notably the West.
China’s primary goal in Slovenia is to secure a comprehensive long-term political and security partnership with Ljubljana.
Western sanctions are crippling Russian industry, including its military producers. Russia will now try to use China, Iran, and India to fill the gap.
The Estonian city of Narva has been the scene of sieges and destruction throughout its long history. Now, an old Soviet war memorial is threatening new unrest.
It is unsurprising that German efforts to reverse its foreign policy are a slow process. This is a huge undertaking — but it is happening.
China has traditionally been perceived as a remote, yet enormous international player with limited, if any, interest in Estonian affairs.