The former head of the Pentagon admitted that Russia has increased its influence due to the failure of the United States
January 21, 2022, 23:25
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Former CIA director and former Pentagon chief Robert Gates said that US foreign policy failures have expanded the study of Russia and China in the world. He wrote about this in an article for a British newspaper. Financial Times.
In his opinion, the wide discord of the United States, the paralyzed dispersion, the withdrawal from the Middle East and the rejection of the 60-year almost global leadership role, as well as the shameful flight from Afghanistan – all this is being carried out to the fact that many countries have made their choice and began to widely develop a wide horizon. and political and security ties with Russia and China.
Gates noted that the Russian government has skillfully acted in recent years, but the situation on the Russian border threatens Ukraine “to turn into trouble” for Moscow.
He stressed that Russian policy has built Ukrainians even more against Russia and brought the Kiev authorities closer to the West.
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