The drums of war are pounding. After over one year of incessant Russia bashing and disinformation, is the public ready to go to war with Russia over Syria? Neoconservative hawks and their Israeli and Saudi allies seem to want this.
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China felt confident enough with its newfound strength to announce the world-changing OBOR megaproject that’s designed to bring a definitive end to America’s economic dominance and related unipolar “leadership”, but then the US and China suddenly “switched” global economic roles following Trump’s election.
If the Kremlin concludes that Russia’s interests would best be advanced through engaging in a series of “mutual concessions/compromises” with the US as part of a “New Détente”, then it won’t hesitate to make that move; otherwise, Putin won’t think twice about walking away with no “deal”.
It wasn’t the work of the two countries’ diplomats or even US-Russian relations as a whole that took the biggest hit from Washington’s recent decision. The main fallout from Trump’s move might be seen in Vladimir Putin’s new disappointment in him.
The Taiwan Travel Act position the breakaway island to play a crucial role in any forthcoming US-Chinese trade war due to its increasingly privileged status in the eyes of American strategists.
Trump realized that he simply doesn’t have enough time to create a “third force” from scratch to replace both the liberal-globalists and the neoconservatives.
Moscow is supposed to not only rein in its offensive geopolitical game, but also become more accommodating when it comes to Ukraine, Syria, and Europe. But since there’s no way the West is going to see any of these dreams come true — what’s the point of putting pressure on Moscow?
The discourse on current and historical geopolitical shifts and alliances is unending. What is the new American agenda of global hegemony and how the powerful establishment intends to fulfil it under the current American presidency?
But will Washington listen? The real US military budget is close to $1 trillion, not including the US intelligence budget which is larger that Russia’s entire annual defense budget, a meager $42.3 billion.
Pyongyang has gone to great lengths to “humble itself” before the eyes of the world in presenting its peaceful intentions, which it’s hoping was successful in creating space for President Moon to once more try his hand at reviving the “Sunshine Policy”.
Pragmatic working relations between Russia and the US’ “deep states” are inevitable because there isn’t any alternative to interacting with any national counterpart’s collection of military, intelligence, and diplomatic figures no matter how much one may disagree with their policies.
The preservation of America’s leadership should be in maintaining a climate of international peace, security and harmony so that the denizens of the world may be allowed to live in dignity, in mutual tolerance and respect.