The danger for Moscow is that, the more progress it makes with African governments, the more likely it is that its interests will collide with those of either China or the US – or both.
Turkey should not try to delegitimize people’s rightful claims to self-determination by branding them terrorists, and should seek a political solution through dialogue based on dignity, human rights and not war.
Though Turkey’s invasion has raised the specter of an unending nightmare for a population caught up in war and strife, many more questions abound relating to issues of human rights, refugees and the inviolability of sovereignty.
The Kurds feel betrayed by the Americans, who convinced them to remove fortifications and combat forces along the Turkish border as part of a “security mechanism”.
In the Western Pacific, China has been constructing military bases and wooing new allies projects that could be would likely erupt