NATO is struggling to maintain hegemony, but in many ways, it's just as strong as ever. However, Turkey's diverging interests from most of NATO may greatly weaken it.
The pipeline is a major piece of energy infrastructure that can't be sanctioned or controlled by the US.
Shifting some manufacturing jobs to Taiwan isn't an isolationist act - it's temporary management of a multi-national economic project. They aren't consolidating business into Taiwan, they're also spreading into Southeast Asia. And as soon as its politically viable to work in China again, they will.
The US has to "protect" Taiwan, and Hong Kong, but the reason there's so much anxiety in the West about them shows that China's gravity is too strong to overcome. Any type of internal economic growth of Taiwan can be utilized by China. And the fact that Taiwanese companies are more integrated into SE Asia doesn't change that, because China itself is even more integrated in SE Asia.
If you think Epstein brain is bad, we have a new diagnosis: Impeachment Brain. Randi does her best to keep you in the know. Save yourself, don't open this link.
Peter Thiel's Palantir constantly enables, and benefits from, the most insidious elements of the US government, so they have to both fearmonger about terrorists, while claiming their behavior is stopping it, to justify themselves.
If you think a medical crisis can't take down a family just because they have healthcare think again. My story about my family's healthcare crisis and why we should all be feeling the Bern.
We're not buying it anymore!