ANALYSIS. “Chinese filled rockets with water”: how the West may be stronger after all

The Chinese army is suffering so much from corruption that it would not be able to launch an attack on Taiwan in the coming years. For example, the Bloomberg news agency quotes American intelligence sources. Good news for Ukraine, for whom Taiwan threatens to become a competitor in terms of weapons, money and attention. But according to foreign journalist Guy Van Vlierden, it also shows that dictatorships — including Russia — are not as invincible as they seem these days.