April 18, 2014
Washington's Biggest Strategic Mistake
Ted Galen Carpenter, The National Interest
The Associated Press
The United States is on the brink of committing a cardinal sin in foreign policy: antagonizing two major powers simultaneously. There are frictions in bilateral ties with both Moscow and Beijing that have reached alarming levels over the past year or so. It is a disturbing development that could cause major geopolitical headaches for Washington unless the Obama administration takes prompt corrective measures and sets more coherent priorities.
TAGGED: Russia, China