Russia to take advantage of Western sanctions in defense – English pravda.ru

This is a good article by popular, leading, Russian newspaper, Pravda. Check it out!

via Russia to take advantage of Western sanctions in defense – English qpravda.ru.

The article is currently top of Pravda’s “most read” list.

Clearly sanctions cause perhaps unintended consequences. As an aside, it is interesting that France was able to wriggle out of imposing the full sanctions. Am I missing something, or is France always a special case?

Any comments?

A cartoon from Ukrayinska Pravda

A cartoon from Ukrayinska Pravda (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is China wrong to benefit from Iraq? – People’s Daily Online

English: Logo of the People's Daily 中文: 人民日报题字

English: Logo of the People’s Daily 中文: 人民日报题字 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an excellent, MUST-READ article from China’s People’s Daily Online. Check it out!

via Is China wrong to benefit from Iraq? – People’s Daily Online.

Surely, without trade with China Iraq would be poorer?

Perhaps, President Obama is angry that China has benefited so easily from the vacuums created by US foreign policy under his leadership?

Any thoughts?