Western global strategy: Patience or blindness?

 Western global strategy: Patience or blindness?

The American-led Western hegemony is increasingly being challenged by emerging global and regional powers such as China, Russia, India, Brazil and Turkey. Among all other countries, China and Russia are the most potent challengers since only they have the required military, political and economic power to counterbalance the Western global dominance. Recently, these two countries have expanded their influence on a global scale, including the backyard of Western global powers.

Moscow’s are of influence

On the one hand, the Kremlin has been expanding its influence not only in the Middle East, but also in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Russia first consolidated its power in its traditional vicinity, namely Transcaucasia, also known as the South Caucasus, and Eastern Europe. It has punished all pro-Western governments in the region, such as the post-Viktor Yanukovych government of Ukraine, Mikheil Saakashvili of…

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