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US rivals are looking to use the Capitol siege to their advantage

Pro-Trump rioters storm the US Capitol, January 6, 2021.
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The US’s rivals are likely calculating that the US, distracted by the Capitol Siege of January 6, will be ill-equipped to respond to provocations.
The thinking likely extends to strategic rivals like Russia and China as well as regional actors and even US allies who want to make moves that the US might otherwise push back on.
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US adversaries are likely to see the recent Capitol siege as an opportunity to quickly take action against US interests ahead of Inauguration Day, calculating that a distracted …read more

Source:: Business Insider