It has been more than 75 years since the United States last faced an axis of strategic threat. Fortunately, that axis is already dysfunctional. Otherwise, Japan and Germany would systematically attack the Soviet Union, not the United States, first.
Our current strategic rivals, Russia and China, are not an axis. They formed an organization, tighter today than at any time since the de-Stalin process divided the communist world. With regard to some common interests and goals, showing support and coordination, the ties are closer than mere bilateral friendships but noticeably looser than full-fledged alliances. enough. The Triple Entente before World War I (Russia, France and Great Britain) was the archetype of the modern era.
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