Emerging power shift from West to East

It appears that China and Russia are aligning themselves in a common strategic goal for the future. I believe that China’s (B.R.I.) Belt and Road Initiative is fueling expansion of its strategic military ambitions, and is part of its ongoing relations with Russia. This expansion of economic and military influence as well as strategic placement of its new base in Djibouti, with future plans for other bases in Africa, as well as Pakistan and possibly the Middle East, are clear indicators of China’s global policy. Given the current state of the U.S. administration and Europe’s disheveled state of affairs, it is likely that China and[…]

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Putin: U.S. Decision On Jerusalem Destabilizing Middle East

Russia continues to court Egypt and Turkey, I believe to further increase its influence in the region and to continue to undermine American and NATO influence in the region. Considering America’s position on Jerusalem it is likely that Russia will continue to gain favour with Egypt and may even be suggested as the new peace broker for the region. The loss of America’s neutrality in peace brokering over Jerusalem may signal a shift in power to Russia and strengthening relations with Egypt. Could this signal a shift away from Washington’s influence and towards increased influence from Moscow in Egypt? https://www.rferl.org/a/putin-egypt-turkey-talks-middle-east/28909097.html

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Putin visits Egypt amid warming relationship between both countries

11/12/2017 Putin seems to be pushing for closer relations both economically and militarily. The building of a nuclear reactor will probably set off alarm bells in Washington as well as Russian military aircraft using Egyptian bases. The Egyptians seem to be utilising both sides and using Russia’s presence in Syria to curtail Iranian Shiite influence. What will the recently announced partial withdrawal of Russian forces mean for Egypt’s future endeavours in Syria? https://www.independent.ie/world-news/russias-vladimir-putin-visits-egypt-amid-warming-relationship-between-countries-36397352.html

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