Liberals in Israel celebrated China brokering the restoration of relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran, seeing it as a setback for Benjamin Netanyahu. But cooperation between the world’s main Sunni and Shia powers is nothing to cheer.
The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant last week for Russian President Vladimir Putin, while former President Donald Trump announced over the weekend that he expects to be arrested tomorrow.
The House Oversight Committee revealed a $3 million payment from a Chinese energy company to an associate of the Biden family just after Joe Biden ended his term as vice president, and that more than $1 million went to members of the Biden family.
The Biden administration publicly objected to a proposed law in Russia’s southern neighbor, Georgia, that would have limited US influence there. This raises the specter of a second front on the Russia-NATO proxy war.