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Militaries of Russia, China getting closer

A dramatic new geopolitical template occurred in the Asia-Pacific last week when Russia’s Aerospace Force and China’s PLA Air Force carried out their first-ever joint air patrol in the region. Steadily and imperceptibly, but profoundly, regional alignments are transforming. Russia and China routinely claim that their entente is neither a military alliance and not directed […]