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Ukraine War: Putin Is Dangerous, but China Is the West's Real Enemy

Putin sees his assault on Ukraine as part of a wider war for a multipolar world, but his 'alternative model' is failing. China is the only real rival to Western dominance, and that's what America and the West should worry about

David Rosenberg
David Rosenberg
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David Rosenberg

The images of burning buildings, columns of tanks and fleeing refugees we have been witness to since Russia invaded Ukraine can’t help but leave the impression that Russia is a serious threat to the world order. And, if that isn’t enough, its president, Vladimir Putin, has reminded a world that has memory-holed the danger of Armageddon since the end of the Cold War that he has a nuclear arsenal.

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