In this lecture, geopolitical analyst, Brandon J. Weichert, details how the increases in volatility in the global energy market (thanks to greater tensions with Iran) will disproportionately benefit the Russian Federation, which is almost entirely dependent on the price of fossil fuels being high, in order to make Russia strong.
Don’t worry about the new Russo-Saudi alliance. It actually might be a net positive for the United States in the long-run.
“Face it, the EU is disintegrating and NATO no longer has the kind of cachet or relevance it once had. It is time for a new security paradigm on the continent, one that is led by the Europeans and conducted at the sub-regional level.
The West blew it with Turkey and now Turkey is going to make the West pay–at a time when the West can ill-afford such burdensome costs. “
Eric Khzmalyan, a Eurasian geopolitical expert, offers his outlook on the future of China’s One Belt, One Road economic policy and its geopolitical underpinnings