Know Your Enemy

China, Russia, Iran, etc are not your enemies

indi.ca
5 min readMar 14, 2023

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Artwork based on the Rage Against The Machine song, “Know Your Enemy”

Well-meaning people reflexively denounce countries like China, Russia, and Iran. They are autocratic, they are dangerous, they are human rights violators. But where does this reflex come from? What do people within the White Empire really know about these places at all? Only what they’re told, and they’re told to hate.

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Indrajit (Indi) Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer. Follow me at www.indi.ca, or just email me at indi@indi.ca.