For Chinese President Xi Jinping, a Marxist-Leninist dialectician, events in Ukraine will not fundamentally alter China’s great historical rise. Edifyingly, Russia’s military failures will simply push the Chinese leadership to make even more substantial preparations before seizing Taiwan. MELBOURNE — Following Russia’s February 24 invasion of Ukraine, two views quicklyRead More →

US: Ukrainian forces need deliberate training on new rocket system Ukraine wants new US Himars artillery on the battlefield now. However, the Pentagon insists on the need for comprehensive training to ensure long-range precision rocket systems are used effectively. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley saidRead More →

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hailed Brussels’ support for his embattled country’s bid to join the European Union as a “historic” achievement. The European Commission has recommended that Ukraine and Moldova gain EU candidate status, a move that marks the start of what is likely to be a long journey towardsRead More →