"What we have seen over this past year or two is a number of inexperienced 'world leaders' who have pushed so hard on various topics they've painted themselves into corners." -- Gregory Copley.
U.S. in particular ... is "rabidly, desperately trying to stop any consideration of a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine conflict. So the U.S. is all for the continuation of the war. and it doesn't seem to President Biden to matter how much this will cost."
Washington is making all the wrong moves, Beijing the right ones.