In recent times, the entire western mainstream media and their affiliated outlets have regularly reported China’s alleged ill-treatment of the Muslim Uyghurs.
Border clashes reflect shared suspicion at best and animosity at worst between neighbouring states.
Just as the French Revolution had sent shivers across all the monarchies of Europe, a century and a quarter later the Bolshevik Revolution too rattled all the colonial powers to their core.
Vladimir Lenin once said, “there are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen”. Can anything be more relevant to explain the present?