East Asian culture is pragmatic.
Instead of outright conquering, Anglos were grooming Japan into an offshore balancer against Russia and China. That was the background of the British-Japan alliance. Japan also adopted the change mentally - as "脱亚入欧“.
NK's trade has been 85-95% with China over the years, fairly large military industry, has well-established connections to China's supply chain.
Unlike Iran, NK will not be swung by offers from the US. NK can function as a giant ammunition plant for Russia. But I guess Russia would have to make...
Nah, Saudi wants to make sure the terms and status given are appropriate. For example, whether new members would have fewer rights than older members, quite understandably that might be unacceptable.
It is not an anti-west league, but rather a de-risking from dollar/euro league.
It is actually true, most of the moon missions, from any country, are basically a great national advertisement, which is important in the Cold wars.
Starlink has no perspective of profit, it is primarily a military project, of geopolitical importance. So does what China will come up with to...
doubt Ukraine bought so little, maybe funneled through other proxies, Poland etc..
I heard that Ukraine has been sweeping the FPV component deposit earlier than Russia, so much so Russia complained to China.
You can't really control the civilian market, for example, lancet drone made of AMD...
Because of after colonial era and World wars, the West kind of sort out their difference up to the Russia border, aka Pax U.S..
Meanwhile setup all kinds of geopolitical traps for non-west world in order to maintain their advantages.
Youth are naive and prone to popular media influence, Russian youth is still somewhat naive, but elder Russians are hardened.
As for these public surveys, they very much depend on methodology, not very meaningful anyway. I bet they keep the real survey a secret.