Putin may be bluffing, but the deal to station tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine marks a significant nuclear escalation in the Russia-Ukraine war.
Putin’s invasion of Ukraine — backed openly by China’s economic power — is just the first geopolitical product of a restored Russia-China axis.
Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin prefer a multipolar world order, which would most probably result in a number of regional hegemons.
Xi Jinping’s trip to Moscow was more about reiterating China and Russia’s shared interests than pursuit of a settlement to the Ukraine war.
Concerns linger over whether TikTok is used by China for spying on users abroad. But as supplied to global markets, it’s no worse than other platforms in terms of harvesting user data.
China has evolved from a victim to a bully. This is how a small power behaves, not a great power trying to create a stable system.
TOI-700 e is just over 100 light years from Earth — too far away for humans to visit. But it’s similar in size to the Earth and could potentially support life.
More Democrats and millennials across party lines say they feel greater sympathy for the Palestinians than for the Israelis.
Republican contenders Trump and DeSantis question support for the Ukraine war as support for a negotiated settlement grows among the party base.
The failure of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank boils down two big risks every lender faces: interest rate risk and liquidity risk.