Argentina Wants to Buy Chinese Fighter Jets

Argentina’s embassy to China said on Tuesday that President Alberto Fernandez is considering the purchase of JF-17 “Thunder” fighter jets from China — three months after a deal for JF-17s fell apart and Fernandez said his government would not buy any military aircraft in the near future.

Photo taken on Nov. 9, 2022 shows the JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft, a two-seater combat trainer, at the Airshow China in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China. (Photo credit should read CFOTO/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

India Challenges China with Latin America Charm Offensive

To be a “leading power,” India is going to have to become significantly more influential in Latin America, Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar asserted in a speech on Wednesday in which he revealed New Delhi’s plans to greatly enhance commercial and geopolitical ties to the region.

NEW DELHI, INDIA - JULY 5: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during a discussion on the book Modi@20: Dreams meet delivery at Delhi University on July 5, 2022 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)