China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea, collectively referred to as “CRINKs,” are forging a formidable authoritarian alliance against the West, experts warned at a recent international security forum. Notably, China emerges as a prominent threat, challenging the U.S.-led democracies across diverse arenas in the Indo-Pacific theatre.
He said Iran is supplying arms to both Russia and the terrorist group Hamas in Gaza, North Korea is exporting weapons to Russia for use in its war against Ukraine, Russia and China are collaborating to assist Hamas diplomatically, and China is aiding Russia and Iran in evading Western sanctions and sustaining their aggressive actions.
Vincent Chao, director and spokesperson for Taiwan’s governing Democratic Progressive Party, who was one of the speakers on the panel, outlined the potential consequences if Russia were to emerge victorious in its war against Ukraine. He said that such an outcome would, first and foremost,…
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