April 30, 2024

The Very Real Limits of the Russia-China ‘No Limits’ Partnership

Source: Foreign Policy

Journalist: Keith Johnson

“What’s even more important is what Russia is having to give away in return” for what it’s getting from China, said Andrea Kendall-Taylor, director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. “Russia is augmenting the military capabilities of China and our other adversaries.”


“They are creating an alternative order. Their convergence creates a new center of gravity around which others can gravitate when they are dissatisfied,” said Kendall-Taylor, who previously served as a U.S. intelligence officer. She said that the rejuvenated grouping, despite plenty of historical and modern-day differences, will make it harder for the United States and Europe to rally coalitions of countries to impose costs on aggressor states and enforce global rules.

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  • Andrea Kendall-Taylor

    Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program

    Andrea Kendall-Taylor is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at CNAS. She works on national security challenges facing the United States and Eur...