When Deterrence Fails Part 3: How Do the Predatory Presidents Xi and Putin View Britain?

Xi and Putin
In my Theory of Warfare, I postulate that expansive predatory nations behave much like predators in the animal kingdom and playground bullies. They prefer to attack the weakest prey to limit potential damage to themselves, which in turn could be life-threatening. So, how would such a power view the West and Britain in the light of our track record in the last two decades? As America’s closest ally, Britain’s security record is intertwined with that of America in this risk assessment: America and Britain ultimately failed badly across Iraq by gifting two thirds of the country to ...

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