President Obama always quietly pointed out that Russia for the attention it gets is a weak economic country….
China on the other hand is closing in the American dominant world economy….
Donald Trump’s attempts to halt the Chinese in a trade war has been a failure right now as Chinese imports continue to climb to the US….
China now has military assets in Africa…
For six years, the U.S. and Europe have been fixated on Russia as their gravest geopolitical threat — all while China has been building up its massive global infrastructure project known as One Belt, One Road. Now, Beijing and its commercial aims seem much more of a menace.
Driving the news: China today obtained the commercial equivalent of a beachhead in the heart of Europe, when Chinese President Xi Jinping and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte signed a Belt and Road accord in Rome.