Indonesia is the world’s largest Muslim country, its fourth-most populous one in general, and is on pace to become the sixth-largest economy by 2027.
It explains the audacity with which the US interferes in the affairs of other countries and organizes bloody coups under the talk of democracy.
The signal from the summit between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping is that a rocky year in the US-China relationship had a makeover in atmospherics.
In the U.S.-and-allied world, the publics constantly hear that their own country is a democracy but that China and Russia are dictatorships.
Anglo-Saxon strategists develop their foreign policy following their doctrines, and it is clear why the US is interested in Africa.
Presidents Xi and Biden met for the first time in a year on Wednesday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) in San Francisco.
The grand strategic goal is first and foremost to pioneer a viable alternative to the Malacca Strait, though ideally with the supplementary goal of getting China and the US to jointly cooperate on this in order to accelerate the incipient thawing of their tensions.
The Indian willingness to align with the US is more evident than ever before. The animus against China’s rise was palpable at the 2+2 meeting.
Over the first few days of November, at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire, we saw something akin to that parochial silliness take place regarding discussions on the safe development of artificial intelligence (AI).
The primary objective of having a presence in the Indo-Pacific is to stop the rise of rival countries in the area that could harm US’ international priorities.
The relationship is fast acquiring a qualitatively new level of solidarity in the context of the Palestine-Israel conflict.
There has been a strong global campaign to legalize drugs. This lobbying for global drug trade has taken on a truly international dimension.