Russia and China are on the brink of a military alliance that could overwhelm the US

Military & Defense Russia and China are on the brink of a military alliance that could overwhelm the US Facebook Email Twitter LinkedIn Copy Link Read in app Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (C) reviews a military honour guard with Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on June 8, 2018. For decades, the US has been the world’s main military superpower. But the US faces formidable new threats, and rising global conflict. In the wake of the Ukraine war, Russia and China have been growing closer. Advertisement For decades, the military might of the US was unchallenged. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the US was the world’s only military superpower, with its forces deployed all over the world to defend allies and deter aggression. But as 2023 draws to a close, conflicts are flaring across the world, and Russia and China are growing increasingly aggressive in their shared ambition to topple the US as the world’s biggest power. This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Have an account? . Their authoritarian leaders, Xi Jinping of China and Vladimir Putin of Russia, are seeking to exploit global instability to damage the US and its allies, say analysts, and are drawing closer to forming a military alliance that poses the biggest threat the US has faced in decades. Advertisement “It is clear that the two states see themselves as military partners, and that this partnership is growing deeper and more experienced, even if it is not a formal alliance in the Western sense,” Jonathan Ward, CEO of the Atlas Group, told Business Insider. Xi and Putin draw closer to formidable military alliance In conflicts across the world, […]

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