Like poker players, national strategists sometimes over or under play their plans.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/pope-francis-apologizes-for-abuse-of-indigenous-canadian-children-at-catholic-run-schools-11648815430 "We are sorry, but we will keep the spoils, thank you".
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Crude-Oil/Iran-Prepares-To-Ramp-Up-Oil-Production-To-4-Million-Bpd.html Very unlikely Iran will be able to increase production dramatically unless the West needs to build that country up a bit more for its delusional replays of WWs 1&2.
China Extremely Underplayed
A necessary new category.