REVISIONIST COUNTRIES: ARE THEY A THREAT FOR THE USA?
With the geopolitical race picking up over the recent years, world politics has become tumultuous. The Russia-Ukraine crisis which ended with the Russian annexation of Crimea, the aggressive struggle over territorial waters between China and other eastern Asian countries, especially Japan, and the efforts by Iran to dominate the Middle East by backing the Assad regime in Syria and the Hezbollah show that old fashioned powers are back in the game. The re-involvement of these three revisionist powers has some claiming that they have already begun to slowly threaten the uni-polar hegemony of the USA and the status quo in international affairs. There is no doubt that the revisionist trend bothers the USA and its allies. However, whether the scale of the threat is enough to rock the USA’s position is debatable.By Kaan ŞenerYou can read the rest of the article on our issue of May