On one hand:
and a sum-up for US Asia Pivot.
On the other hand:
And China – Pakistan.
Now, before you draw your conclusion…I would just like to point out, that I don’t consider Russia to be an opposing undemocratic geo-political foe. I believe, like this brilliant article by Dmitri Trenin that some of the fault were definitely on our side. Also, another brilliant piece explains Russia’s foreign policy in a completely different light.
But well…time will speak on which side of history who would be, and if the forces of geo-politics and economics would be too strong to stop a second Cold war. Time to hoist your colours meanwhile!
Si vis pacem, para bellum…baby!