You are here
Home > Posts tagged "United States"

Russia Building Military Influence in Africa to Challenge US, French Dominance

By Elliot Smith In the past two months alone, Russia has signed military cooperation agreements with Nigeria and Ethiopia, Africa's two most populous nations.The U.S. has pledged to reignite its economic and commercial engagements in Africa, but a planned drawback of troops is giving way to extensive spending on operational bases

Can G7 Really Build Back the World Better than China?

By Carlos Santamaria Over the weekend, the Biden administration announced a G7-backed plan to build climate-friendly infrastructure projects across the developing world. Against the backdrop of rising US-China competition, the plan is widely perceived as a direct challenge to China's Belt and Road Initiative, which also aims to build roads, ports, and rails across the

America Hasn’t Lost Its Demographic Advantage

•Its Rivals Are in Much Worse Shape By Nicholas Eberstadt The United States’ global preeminence owes a great deal to demographics. After the collapse and fragmenting of the Soviet Union, the United States became the world’s third most populous country, behind the giants China and India. By comparison to other developed countries, the