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Off-ramps for China? Sorry, that ship has sailed (Opinion)

20th October 2022 - 02:00 GMT | by The Geobukseon in Indo-Pacific


Xi doubled down on his fighting mettle at the 20th Party Congress in Beijing. (Photo: Chinese Foreign Ministry)

The US in particular has got itself into a difficult position because politicians and military leaders continually appeased China and the burgeoning PLA.

Speaking to Democratic Party donors in early October, President Joe Biden said, ‘I’m trying to figure out what is Putin’s off-ramp. Where does he find a way out? Where does he find himself in a position that he does not - not only lose face but lose significant power within Russia?’

Is Biden suggesting the US is supposed to come up with an exit strategy for Vladimir Putin that does not involve loss of power or a way for Putin to wipe the massive amount of egg off his face? And why?

The Geobukseon has no idea.

However, the US government

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The Geobukseon


The Geobukseon

Cracking open the hard shell of defence and security policy within the Asia Pacific , The Geobukseon …

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