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Let’s start with comic relief: the “leader of the free world” has pledged to prevent China from becoming the “leading” nation on the planet. And to fulfill such an exceptional mission, his “expectation” is to run again for president in 2024. Not as a hologram. And fielding the same running mate.

Now that the “free world” has breathed a sigh of relief, let’s return to serious matters – as in the contours of the Shocked and Awed 21st Century Geopolitics.

What happened in the past few days between Anchorage and Guilin continues to reverberate. As Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stressed that Brussels “destroyed” the relationship between Russia and the EU, he focused on how the Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership is getting stronger and stronger.

Not so casual synchronicity revealed that as Lavrov was being properly hosted by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Guilin – scenic lunch in the Li river included -, US Secretary of State Tony Blinken was visiting NATO’s James-Bondish HQ outside Brussels.

Lavrov made it quite clear that the core of Russia-China revolves around establishing an economic and financial axis to counterpunch the Bretton Woods arrangement. That implies doing everything to protect Moscow and Beijing from “threats of sanctions by other states”; progressive de-dollarization; and advances in crypto-currency.

This “triple threat” is what is unleashing the Hegemon’s unbounded fury.

On a broader spectrum, the Russia-China strategy also implies that the progressive interaction between the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) will keep apace across Central Asia, Southeast Asia, parts of South Asia, and Southwest Asia – necessary steps towards an ultimately unified Eurasian market under a sort of strategic Sino-Russo management.

In Alaska, the Blinken-Sullivan team learned, at their expense, that you don’t mess with a Yoda such as Yang Jiechi with impunity. Now they’re about to learn what it means to mess with Nikolai Patrushev, head of the Russian Security Council.

Patrushev, as much a Yoda as Yang Jiechi, and a master of understatement, delivered a not so cryptic message: if the US created “though days” for Russia, as they “are planning that, they can implement that”, Washington “would be responsible for the steps that they would take”.

What NATO is really up to

Meanwhile, in Brussels, Blinken was enacting a Perfect Couple routine with spectacularly inefficient head of the European Commission (EC) Ursula von der Leyen. The script went something like this. “Nord Stream 2 is really bad for you. A trade/investment deal with China is really bad for you. Now sit. Good girl.”

Then came NATO, which put on quite a show, complete with an all-Foreign Minister tough guy pose in front of the HQ. That was part of a summit – which predictably did not “celebrate” the 10th anniversary of NATO’s destruction of Libya or the major ass-kicking NATO “endured” in Afghanistan.

In June 2020, NATO’s cardboard secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg – actually his US military handlers – laid out what is now known as the NATO 2030 strategy, which boils down to a Global Robocop politico-military mandate. The Global South has (not) been warned.

In Afghanistan, according to a Stoltenberg impervious to irony, NATO supports infusing “fresh energy into the peace process”. At the summit, NATO ministers also discussed Middle East and Northern Africa and – with a straight face – looked into “what more NATO could do to build stability in the region”. Syrians, Iraqis, Lebanese, Libyans, Malians would love to learn something about that.

Post-summit, Stoltenberg delivered a proverbially somnolent press conference where the main focus was – what else – Russia, and its “pattern for repressive behavior at home, aggressive behavior abroad”.

All the rhetoric about NATO “building stability” vanishes when one examines what’s really behind NATO 2030, via a meaty “recommendation” report written by a bunch of “experts”

Here we learn the three essentials:

  1. “The Alliance must respond to Russian threats and hostile actions (…) without a return to ‘business as usual’ barring alterations in Russia’s aggressive behavior and its return to full compliance with international law.”
  2. China is depicted as a tsunami of “security challenges”: “The Alliance should infuse the China challenge throughout existing structures and consider establishing a consultative body to discuss all aspects of Allies’ security interests vis-à-vis China”. The emphasis is to “defend against any Chinese activities that could impact collective defense, military readiness or resilience in the Supreme Allied Commander Europe’s (SACEUR) Area of Responsibility.”
  3. “NATO should outline a global blueprint (italics mine) for better utilizing its partnerships to advance NATO strategic interests. It should shift from the current demand-driven approach to an interest-driven approach (italics mine) and consider providing more stable and predictable resource streams for partnership activities. NATO’s Open Door Policy should be upheld and reinvigorated. NATO should expand and strengthen partnerships with Ukraine and Georgia.”

Here’s to The Triple Threat. Yet the Top of the Pops – as in fat, juicy industrial-military complex contracts – is really here:

The most profound geopolitical challenge is posed by Russia. While Russia is by economic and social measures a declining power, it has proven itself capable of territorial aggression and is likely to remain a chief threat facing NATO over the coming decade.

NATO may be redacting, but the master script comes straight from the Deep State – complete with Russia “seeking hegemony”; expanding Hybrid War (the concept was actually invented by the Deep State); and manipulating “cyber, state-sanctioned assassinations, and poisonings – using chemical weapons, political coercion, and other methods to violate the sovereignty of Allies.”

Beijing for its part is using “force against its neighbors, as well as economic coercion and intimidatory diplomacy well beyond the Indo-Pacific region. Over the coming decade, China will likely also challenge NATO’s ability to build collective resilience.”

The Global South should be very much aware of NATO’s pledge to save the “free world” from these autocratic evils.

The NATO interpretation of “South” encompasses North Africa and the Middle East, in fact everywhere from sub-Saharan Africa to Afghanistan. Any similarity with the presumably defunct “Greater Middle East” concept of the Dubya era is not an accident.

NATO insists this vast expanse is characterized by “fragility, instability, and insecurity” – of course refusing to disclose its own role as serial instability perpetrator in Libya, Iraq, parts of Syria and Afghanistan.

ORDER IT NOW

Because ultimately…it’s all Russia’s fault: “To the South, the challenge includes the presence of Russia and to a lesser extent China, exploiting regional fragilities. Russia has reinserted itself in the Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean. In 2015, it intervened in the Syrian Civil War and remains there. Russia’s Middle East policy is likely to exacerbate tensions and political strife across the region as it extends an increasing amount of political, financial, operational, and logistical assets to its partners. China’s influence across the Middle East is also growing. It signed a strategic partnership with Iran, is the largest importer of crude oil from Iraq, wedged itself into the Afghanistan peace process, and is the biggest foreign investor in the region.”

Here, in a nutshell, and not exactly in code, is the NATO road map all the way to 2030 to harass and try to dismantle every relevant nook and cranny of Eurasia integration, especially those directly linked to New Silk Roads infrastructure/connectivity projects (investment in Iran, reconstruction of Syria, reconstruction of Iraq, reconstruction of Afghanistan).

The spin is on a “360-degree approach to security” that will “become an imperative”. Translation: NATO is coming for large swathes of the Global South, big time, under the pretense of “addressing both the traditional threats emanating from this region like terrorism and new risks, including the growing presence of Russia, and to a lesser extent China.”

Hybrid war on two fronts

And to think that in a not so distant past there used to be some flashes of lucidity emanating from the US establishment.

Very few will remember that in 1993 James Baker, former Secretary of State under Daddy Bush, advanced the idea of expanding NATO to Russia, which at the time, under Yeltsin and a gang of Milton Friedmanesque free marketeers, was devastated, but ruled by “democracy”. Yet Bill Clinton was already in power, and the idea was duly discarded.

Six years later, no less than George Kennan – who invented the containment of the USSR in the first place – determined that the NATO annexation of former Soviet satellites was “the beginning of a new Cold War” and “a tragic mistake”.

It’s immensely enlightening to relieve and re-study the whole decade between the fall of the USSR and the election of Putin to the presidency through the venerable Yevgeny Primakov’s book Russian Crossroads: Toward the New Millenium, published in the US by Yale University Press.

Primakov, the ultimate intel insider who started as a Pravda correspondent in the Middle East, former Foreign Minister and also Prime Minister, looked closely into Putin’s soul, repeatedly, and liked what he saw: a man of integrity and a consummate professional. Primakov was a multilateralist avant la lettre, the conceptual instigator of RIC (Russia-India-China) which in the next decade evolved towards BRICS.

Those were the days – exactly 22 years ago – when Primakov was on a plane to Washington when he picked up a call by then Vice-President Al Gore: the US was about to start bombing Yugoslavia, a slav-orthodox Russian ally, and there was nothing the former superpower could do about it. Primakov ordered the pilot to turn around and fly back to Moscow.

Now Russia is powerful enough to advance its own Greater Eurasia concept, which moving forward should be balancing – and complementing – China’s New Silk Roads. It’s the power of this Double Helix – which is bound to inevitably attract key sectors of Western Europe – that is driving the Hegemon’s ruling class dazed and confused.

Glenn Diesen, author of Russian Conservatism: Managing Change Under Permanent Revolution, which I analyzed in Why Russia is Driving the West Crazy, and one of the best global analysts of Eurasia integration, summed it all up: “The US has had great difficulties in terms of converting the security dependence of the allies into geoeconomic loyalty, as evident by the Europeans still buying Chinese technologies and Russian energy.

Hence permanent Divide and Rule, featuring one of its key targets: cajole, force, bribe and all of the above for the European Parliament to scotch the China-EU trade/investment deal.

Wang Yiwei, director of the Center for European Studies at Renmin University and author of the best made in China book about the New Silk Roads, clearly sees through the “America is back” bluster: “China is not isolated by the US, the West or even the whole international community. The more hostility they show, the more anxiety they have. When the US travels around the globe to frequently ask for support, unity and help from its allies, this means US hegemony is weakening.”

Wang even forecasts what may happen if the current “leader of the free world” is prevented from fulfilling his exceptional mission: “Don’t be fooled by the sanctions between China and the EU, which is harmless to trade and economic ties, and EU leaders won’t be that stupid to totally abandon the China-EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment, because they know they would never get such a good deal when Trump or Trumpism returns to the White House.”

Shocked and Awed 21st Century Geopolitics, as configured in these crucial past two weeks, spells out the Unipolar Moment is six feet under. The Hegemon will never admit it; hence the NATO counterpunch, which was pre-designed. Ultimately, the Hegemon has decided not to engage in diplomatic accommodation, but to wage a hybrid war on two fronts against a relentlessly demonized strategic partnership of peer competitors.

And as a sign of these sorry times, there’s no James Baker or George Kennan to advise against such folly.

(Republished from Asia Times by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: American Military, China, Eurasia, NATO, Russia 
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  1. Phibbs says:

    Neocons/Jews will never give up hostility to Iran or any country that is friendly to it. And the empty-headed dummy in the White House has already declared he is a Zionist/Israeli/traitor/terrorist/murderer.

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @Anon
  2. SteveK9 says:

    Trumpism was about lessening the dependence of the US on Chinese manufacturing, and is absolutely necessary.

  3. Can hardly wait for NATO/Murrika Deep State/Englandistan/other Demoncracies run by (((Ruling Swine)))…
    to get their shaggy kosher/parve asses handed to them in a land war in Asia.

    Only way for Murrika to escape that is for SECESSION and BALKANIZATION to destroy The Talmudic Federal Organized Crime vampire pirates now fastened upon the necks of The American People.

    Duty Calls.

    • Agree: CelestiaQuesta, Alfred
    • Replies: @JohnPlywood
  4. @SteveK9

    Drumpf was merely a Bullshit Artist/Placeholder…that unintentionally gave The Aware some more time to get themselves “prepared”.

    A Storm Is Coming.

    “Those that make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.”—JFK

    (((The Ruling Swine))) and their Shabbos Goyim hired hands had better have their escape plans in order.
    I hope their plans are flawed and go awry, and they get to stay…and pay, terminally.

    Tick Tock, Scum
    Tick Tock
    It’s coming, and you will not enjoy it.
    You won’t believe what’s happening to you, even while it’s happening.

  5. CCZ says:

    But DIVERSITY is “our” strength and not-so-secret weapon!!

  6. El Dato says:

    Those were the days – exactly 22 years ago – when Primakov was on a plane to Washington when he picked up a call by then Vice-President Al Gore: the US was about to start bombing Yugoslavia, a slav-orthodox Russian ally, and there was nothing the former superpower could do about it. Primakov ordered the pilot to turn around and fly back to Moscow.

    Those were literally “mysterious times”. It’s as if the catastrophe and the ascendence of Rank State Incompetence & Stupidity and the Policy Of Believing In Your Own Bullshit had been slowly building and all the bizarre shit going on was foreshadowing.

    Everything was going too fast. While Republicans were trying to legislate porn on the Internet, angry Muslims started to drive bomb-laden trucks into the WTC garage or possibly blew up TWA 800.

    • Replies: @Ultrafart the Brave
  7. anonymous[126] • Disclaimer says:
    @SteveK9

    Too bad the companies would not move production back since it is too costly due to labor cost, even if the products can sell well in the US that wouldn’t apply to the global market. Unless US workers accept way lower wages.

    Hence, the US will continue to import products from the global south to sustain the profits of corporations and the dollar. Dependency on China will shift to some other countries, as China will just double down on propping up local brands to keep jobs and maintain their manufacturing edge, which compete with US corporations. Finance capitalism will continue to increase its stronghold in the US, keeping people in debt peonage, and spawning and enlarging financial bubbles.

    In the long term, moving production to other countries means building up the production capacities of those countries which also means strengthening a variety of smaller competitors against US manufacturing as they move up the supply chain by accumulating technological know-how and manufacturing processes, and adding up all these competitors will still make them rather formidable. Perhaps Globo-Capitalism will then be truly achieved if US, Chinese and other countries’ corporations decide to work together or merge, or we are fucked because economic competition between corporations turns into war.

    If most manufacturing move back to the US, the dollar will be a lot less useful globally as the US isn’t buying goods from around the world, and the dollar might collapse. I guess the US can strong-arm other countries to use the dollar or buy US goods with the military, but that will piss everyone off.

    • Thanks: Showmethereal
  8. d dan says:

    “Now Russia is powerful enough to advance its own Greater Eurasia concept, which moving forward should be balancing – and complementing – China’s New Silk Roads. It’s the power of this Double Helix…”

    Oh, don’t forget about Taiwan. They are also doing their best to help the Greater Eurasia integration and the New Silk Roads project by blocking the Suez Canal with a single container. It is all part of THE plan.

    Told you Taiwan is Chinese. Now you guys should believe.

    • Replies: @Mavri
  9. Weiner Wienstein Epstein —-need a person say more? Winken Blinken and Nod –Amtrak Joe has been a Senator for 120 years? 110 years past his “best due date”. Rocky and His Friends —-flashback memories of Boris and Natasha—or those Charlie Chan black and white originals –sound permitting…..

    • Replies: @Realist
  10. @El Dato

    Everything was going too fast.

    Not fast enough for some, apparently.

    While Republicans were trying to legislate porn on the Internet, angry Muslims started to drive bomb-laden trucks into the WTC garage or possibly blew up TWA 800.

    “angry Muslims…” — a good meme, prepared well ahead of time in the leadup to 9/11.

    “started to drive bomb-laden trucks into the WTC garage…”

    What are the chances this was an inside job just like 9/11?

    “…or possibly blew up TWA 800.”

    … or possibly it was shot down by US Navy ships on exercise, who all justifiably and collectively shat themselves and ran for the hills, with all of American officialdom moving Heaven and Earth to cover it all up. Seems a lot of the victims’ relatives believe exactly that.

    Just saying – it’s what I heard. Funny how so much American news travels around the world but never gets heard by Americans.

    As you suggest, maybe much of the problem is people too willing to believe their own “leaders” BS.

  11. @anonymous

    US workers could accept 50% lower wages and experience an increase in their living standards if the entire Fed Gov would vanish. It is the overhead that the Fed Gov represents that sucks the economy dry for stupid wars and political misadventures.

    US labor rates are comparatively high because taxes, fees, regulations, laws, etc are stifling. Cut through all that rubbish and shrink gov’t down to the state level where competition would pit one state’s insanity against their neighbors lesser version to arrive at a level of gov’t that can actually allow US labor to compete on the world stage.

  12. Bro43rd says:

    Russo Sino cooperation will strike the west like a tsunami, we’re in the stage of the tsunami where the water has retreated. Won’t be long before it comes a crashing back. Better to own things of value not necessarily tied to the dollar or watch it get washed away.

    • Thanks: beavertales
    • Replies: @Realist
  13. Realist says:
    @Phibbs

    And the empty-headed dummy in the White House has already declared he is a Zionist/Israeli/traitor/terrorist/murderer.

    It’s not clear which empty-headed dummy you are talking about…the previous one or the current one…both are Israel first, Zionists.

    • Agree: moi
    • Replies: @Ukraine Tiger
  14. Realist says:
    @GomezAdddams

    Weiner Wienstein Epstein —-need a person say more? Winken Blinken and Nod –Amtrak Joe has been a Senator for 120 years? 110 years past his “best due date”.

    Amtrak Joe was born past his “best due date”. He was born an idiot…now he’s brain-dead.

    • LOL: Ukraine Tiger
  15. A bit off-topic but this should be considered when discussing Russia.
    Crazy girls of the Lipstick Brigade have formed communion with NATO. Do these government ministers have something in common with FEMEN?
    ___________

    NATO Stratcom — Centre for Excellence
    Abuse of power: coordinated online harassment of Finnish government ministers
    https://stratcomcoe.org/abuse-power-coordinated-online-harassment-finnish-government-ministers

    [MORE]

    The authors then go on to explain that the “harassment” is not coordinated but comes from the public field.
    More “hate speech” trials are to be expected as the nomenklatura becomes increasingly victimized and traumatized.
    ___________

    Sputnik
    Too Few Women in Power: Feminist Sweden Schools NATO on Gender Equality
    11:14 GMT 18.04.2018
    https://sputniknews.com/europe/201804181063679436-sweden-nato-gender/
    […]
    Lastly, Helené Lackenbauer also raised the problem of insufficient knowledge on how to integrate the gender perspective into NATO’s daily work.
    “Everything is in place, but not much is happening. It seems difficult to take it to the next level,” Helené Lackenbauer stressed.

    […]
    ___________

    YLE
    News 18.3.2021 12:47 | updated 18.3.2021 15:49
    Nato report: Finnish female cabinet members targeted by social media hate campaign
    An analysis of social media found that the government has been barraged by online misogynistic harassment.
    https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/nato_report_finnish_female_cabinet_members_targeted_by_social_media_hate_campaign/11843330

  16. The problem with US and EU, the main partner in NATO.

    EU is just a political and military colony of the US, and the US is just a political colony of the Empire of Judea, or EOJ.

    Russia and China have problems, Russia is about Russian interests, and China is about Chinese interests. But because Jews control the US that controls EU, NATO is really about Jewish Interests that insists on remaining hidden. For how long can such charade be maintained?

    It should really be called China-Russia vs Jewish Empire managed by a bunch of white cucks who worship homos and negroes.

    • Replies: @Schuetze
  17. @SteveK9

    Not really. It was about bringing manufacturing jobs back to the US and to weaken China. Neither happened. Jobs went to kther Asian countries and China moved up the value chain and got stronger. Trumpism was a failure. Biden is attempting the zame thing – only trying to include “allies”. All its doing as the author noted is push China and Russia closer together

  18. @RoatanBill

    While zomewhat correct – that might be an oversimplification. Germany has many regulations but its healthcare and higher education costs are nowhere near as high as the US. Doctors dont make as much in Germany… But they also dont have the student debt either…

  19. Chinese and Russians are perfect for each other. They’re both swindlers, cheats and will steal your wallet if you let them. Everyone I know who deals with them has the same view. Watch your back, wallet, and get everything (I mean everything) in writing.

    • Troll: d dan
    • Replies: @Biff
  20. denk says:
    @SteveK9

    All Trump wants is for us to decouple from China…

    If only…..

    Yours truly have been documenting Trump’s ptb’s
    GLOBAL CHINESE EXCLUSION ACT since time immemorial.

    mofo order the entire world NOT to have anything to do with the chicoms.

    They wanna knee the chicoms back to stone age.

    Sigh,….
    When are gringos gonna understand, both repug and dems are working for the same ptb, forchrissake,

  21. frontier says:
    @SteveK9

    Trumpism was about lessening the dependence of the US on Chinese manufacturing, and is absolutely necessary.

    Trumpism was most definitely about increasing the dependence of the US on Chinese manufacturing along with increasing the domestic competitiveness and offshore profits of the large multinationals. The (in)famous tariffs taxed only raw materials and components, harming productive businesses here. Made entirely in China products of big corps (like cellphones) were never taxed. This provided solid intensives to move to a completely offshore production cycle – less tariffs in that case. It’s also the reason why the trade deficit grew under Trump.

    • Agree: Alfred
  22. When faced with the choice of Chinese or Russian control versus Biden and Harris (and BLM/antifa along with the US media), how many Americans would choose the devil they don’t know? If the eventuality led to swift executions for those who destroyed their country, a majority of Americans would be offering the foreign troops hot dogs, hamburgers and pizza.

  23. Woke ’Murk burns its past.
    Gives high heels to its Marines.
    Fights wars with lipstick.

  24. A war so serious that Russia is now the largest oil exporter to the US.

    A conflict so all consuming that US-China investments are at a record high as of this moment.

    A conflagration so damning, that Blackrock, the Jewish bank that owns the S&P 500 just moved in to buy up China in 2018.

    Regardless of how real this conflict is, its gracious enough to provide conmen like the Saker and Pepe with a living.

    They get to earn some shiny shekels by preaching against ”American imperialism” to true liberal boomers

    • Troll: Mulga Mumblebrain
    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  25. Anon[403] • Disclaimer says:
    @Phibbs

    Keep it Simple – Follow the Money. Whenever something doesn’t make sense, like foreign policy or local politics or anything for that matter, always ask how are the International Central Banksters involved?

    To control the game, the IC Banksters must control BOTH teams. If one team is not controlled, the IC Banksters instigate a war…and then take control after the dust settles.

    This explains EVERYTHING! For example, before WW2 Germany Italy and Japan were all attempting to rid themselves of the International Central Banks – afterward they ALL had IC Banks.

    These IC Banksters (aka RottenChild Crime Clan) are doing the same thing again. China, Russia, and Iran are all attempting to rid themselves of these same IC Banksters…and the IC Banksters are instigating conflict similarly between the NEW Big Dogs.

    Old Big Dogs = UK, US & Germany…
    New Big Dogs = US & China…

    Keep it Simple – Follow the Money (aka BIG BANK)

    And btw…the RottenChild Crime Clan – aka International Central Banksters – are NOT actual jews! They are CRIMINALS who HIDE BEHIND “gods chosen jews” (aka wolves in sheeps clothing).

    • Agree: TheTrumanShow
    • Replies: @Abbybwood
  26. Schuetze says:
    @Priss Factor

    The talmudic dialectic requires 2 sides to create the tension/conflict. If there were no China-Russia ying to the EU-US yang, then there could be no dialectic.

    If what you write is true, if it is really China-Russia vs the Jewish Empire, then China-Russia would not waste their time on the EU-US. They would go straight for Eretz Israel. Clearly during WWII the three freemason stooges, Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin, all knew that they were puppets for the yid, and Hitler and Mussolini knew it too. Hitler and Germany were definitely at war with Judea. Xi and Putin, if they are not knowingly working directly for Judea, would focus their attention on the Jews. But they don’t, they play along with the charade.

    I am yet not convinced that this entire clown show isn’t just another gigantic three ring Judaic circus.

  27. @Cauchemar du Singe

    Your writing is going to take a much more forlorn tone when you find out about what secret weapons and alliances the USA has, when they start deploying them. You may have noticed the American government has been releasing a lot of “UFO” info lately, coinciding with the establishment of the US Space Force.

  28. Anonymous[307] • Disclaimer says:
    @anonymous

    The dollar isn’t strong because the US buys things from other countries. The dollar is strong because other countries need to use the dollar to buy things they want.

    Countries don’t keep USD as a reserve currency because “the US might buy things from us and give us even more USD to keep.”

    Instead, they keep USD on-hand because they need it to purchase. In particular, they need it for international settlements, and they need it for oil.

    The two threats to USD preeminence are not insourcing. They are 1.) net oil producers selling their oil for anything other than dollars, and 2.) nations deciding to use a currency other than USD for settlement.

    #1 is why Russia is the US’s top enemy right now. Russia has been squeezing the US in the Middle East. It squeezed the US out of Syria, and it has provided protection to Iran. Iran just signed a multi-decade oil deal with China. It’s left out of all the US MSM pieces, but the deal is for Iran to sell oil to China for renminbi.

    This is what the US is doing in the Middle East, even above and beyond its “attack dog for Israel” policies. It is regime changing Middle Eastern countries that won’t demand to be paid in USD for their oil. But now that time seems to be ending.

    #2 is why China is the US’s second biggest enemy right now. Russia and China have agreed to make most of their settlements between each other in rubles and renminbi now, instead of USD.

    If these trends spread out to other Russian and Chinese trading partners, the USD is finished.

    It won’t matter whether Americans make their own stuff or import it from abroad. No one will need or want USD as a reserve currency anymore, which means the US’s ability to print infinity money and outsource much of the inflation to overseas USD reserve holders will end.

    Thus why you see US elites so desperate at the moment. They are dealing with a populist insurrection at home even as Russia and China squeeze them abroad. They are running around trying to keep the whole house of cards together, but it is being assaulted from all sides, and it is collapsing.

    • Agree: Miro23, antibeast, Fred777
    • Replies: @JM
  29. @Realist

    “both are Israel first, Zionists”

    I think all in the WH are Israel first, Zionists from El Capo to the boot studder.

  30. @CCZ

    Wow, so homophobic and transphobic! While all the men in that video are likely gay, none actually said they are gay. And where are all the brave transgender warriors working hard to keep us safe?

  31. Biff says:
    @CelestiaQuesta

    Chinese and Russians are perfect for each other. They’re both swindlers, cheats and will steal your wallet if you let them. Everyone I know who deals with them has the same view. Watch your back, wallet, and get everything (I mean everything) in writing.

    That’s how Jews talk about there relatives.

  32. MLK says:

    Whomever said Hindsight Is Easy wasn’t considering geopolitics. Kudos to Escobar for reminding a broad audience of the principal elements of what I call the Sad Story.

    Some of us saw it coming, the moment that Moment was fused with Unipolar. I get setting expectations low but, as Sleepy Joe say, “C’mon man!”

    There’s lots of talk of late as to who is awake and who isn’t. On the subject of geopolitics (and geoeconomics . . . ), those who still don’t accept that CCP China won the post-Cold War quarter century (now 32 years), hands down, are asleep and of little analytical use.

    Now add to the soup an American “Yeltsin” (circa 1996-2000) as president. Whom, if you cut through all the noise, was a condition precedent to Putin and Russia getting it together.

    As far as globalist projects go, Operation Get Rid Of Trump is one for the books. Anybody who is anyone, foreign and domestic, was on team one way or another. Now they want their promised payoffs tout de suite, rightly concluding they won’t have four years of looting and destroying a great nation like they did with Yeltsin.

  33. bayviking says:
    @RoatanBill

    That won’t work unless the cost of housing, health care and energy drop dramatically. The Banks which run our country will never let that happen. For the average American those three costs dwarf income tax. US costs and competitiveness are so out of wack compared to China, that US Social Security alone exceeds China’s total labor cost. But it won’t happen nor does it even matter since the Federal Government isn’t going away anytime soon. Japan just bought our best robot company.

    So the plan is to threaten everybody else with military force. Yet, we were unable to beat a Vietnamese peasant living on a cup of rice a day, a homeless Iraqi with a stash of IEDs or the Taliban. Now comes the hypersonic missile, which can take out a carrier in a New York minute. There is no defense against such a weapon. Its like taking down a $50 million attack helicopter with a $200 grenade launcher, which happens all the time. It can only lead to bankruptcy. Our military forces are ineffective, obsolete and consuming our ability to have a quality life.

    We must access and rebuild our economic strengths, which are all part of a real economy. A real economy creates new wealth as opposed to the dominant surreal economy based on speculation and rent and interest collection which only transfers wealth from one citizen to another without ever increasing the national wealth, aka unearned income. The way libertarians like Greenspan measure our GDP, they are all the same and unearned income is currently taxed at a lower rate. US leadership has their heads up their asses and are destroying the country. But that leadership are the big banks backed by the Federal Reserve, not any elected officials, with the exception of the minority progressive movement.

  34. If Russia and China are smart, they’ll encourage the idea that all White men in the U.S. military are secretly Trump supporting White supremacists that need to be purged.

    The U.S. still has a technological advantage over the other two, for now, so you have to get the competent people out of the way. Ideally, the entire U.S. air force would be run by black women.

    • Replies: @bayviking
    , @moi
    , @Anonymous
  35. Marckus says:

    There ain’t gonna be no war ! Pablo, I mean Peppppppy gets off on writing about the silly school yard alliances and posturing. The fact that Russia and China had to make some alliance against the US tells you something.

    China got their ass handed to them when they invaded the Nam. They barely made it past the border area and second rate Vietnamese Militia and slunk away after a few weeks. Recently, India took away their chop sticks and beat them up with same. China always passes these floggings off as “we attained our limited objectives and then withdrew”. The fact is they got fucked up and did not have the mental fortitude to see it through to the end. This is a typical Chinese trait.

    One has to remember that if China plays the expansionist card every single country in Asia will resist. Burma, Thailand, Phillippines, Japan, Korea, Indonesia etc are not going to submit to the Chinese. Moslems the world over are already pissed at China’s treatment of their fellow religious believers.

    In addition, who is going to pay $10 for a Chinese GeeGaw costing five cents ? The Russians ? The Iranians ? Also at the first sign of trouble all Chinese in the US will end up in camps. No more stealing US secrets. These people are copiers not innovators. What are these copiers going to do then ? Invent a rocket propelled rickshaw that can carry a sack of rice.

    Will the Alliance with Russia hold ? Will the alliance with Iran hold ?

    Finally, if war does come about it would be a good thing for the US. First, all these illegals pouring into the country are a resource that can be sent to the front. You can bet immigration will dry up. The darkies hanging around the Hoods can also be used and we can empty our jails. But best of all we can kick out all the Chinks. We know who they are and it is just a matter of finding (or inventing) the right excuse. Employment and the economy will explode.

    War may well be good. The weak, incompetent and stupid get washed away as a matter of course. The stakes are too high ! Best of all though is that CCP loving Americans may well come to appreciate what they have unless of course they like 16 hour work days with just a handful of rice and some greens and weekends being re-educated in a bamboo hut.

    War ? Oh well, one can only dream.

  36. Emslander says:

    “Leader of the free world” has always been a blustering tool of the mobsters. You think age has made him the way he is. Not true. I worked in the Senate when he was just starting. Most of his colleagues treated him like a pet dog, including the racist southerners he brags about knowing.

    He’s always been a mindless, unlearned moron trying to impress the world with his mobster persona. Actually, he’s just a plaything of the mobsters, a gumba. An Irish gumba.

    • Replies: @By-tor
  37. @bayviking

    The US Fed Gov is in the process of imploding what’s left of the economy by destroying the dollar. The trillions being created from nothing will lead to hyperinflation when foreigners that hold $30 Trillion dollars start to dump them. Countries are de-dollarizing at an ever increasing rate to avoid US sanctions and China’s initiatives are offering an option to get out from under the US’s sphere of influence. When those foreign held dollars reach US shores, everything gets more expensive due to more dollars chasing a static supply of assets.

    The US has some of the cheapest energy on the planet, so on that point, you are flat out wrong. As for medical costs, they are strictly due to the medical and insurance mafias lobbying efforts in congress. Once congress evaporates, states will rewrite the insurance laws simply because there is no longer any other option. No one is going to accept New York script or California script in trade, so sound money (gold & silver) will be required to become money once again and when that happens all costs get reset including housing.

    The absolute best thing that could happen is for the Fed Gov and Dollar to collapse peacefully. The world won’t end, but the current control mechanism that the Fed Gov and Federal Reserve represent will.

    • Agree: Alfred, republic
    • Replies: @Emslander
    , @bayviking
  38. Bad goy says:

    Under the surface appears to be globalist Jews seeking to keep the “white world” divided. As Michael Flynn apparently asked “Why does the world have an east/west divide when we could have a north/south divide? Who would even think of messing with a US/Canada/Europe/Russia white alliance? As Jew Bill Maher stated, white “supremacists” want a US/Russian alliance. Yes! What’s wrong Bill? Is “international Jewry” afraid “international white goyim” unity could expose and crush them? Of course they are! Could Russia supply us with oil? Yes. United white pride worldwide! Never forget, world Jewry declared war on Germany FIRST! The white world, in the spirit of “equality” should unite and declare WAR on world Jewry!

  39. Mefobills says:
    @anonymous

    Too bad the companies would not move production back since it is too costly due to labor cost, even if the products can sell well in the US that wouldn’t apply to the global market. Unless US workers accept way lower wages.

    It would be fairly simple, but the problem is our schools and political establishment are brainwashed.

    They actually believe in speculative economy and finance capital i.e. neo-liberalism.

    It is super easy to channel your national credit into the industry you want to recover. Providing you have a sovereign money system.

    We don’t. The U.S. was usurped in 1912 by a privateer money trust. Yes – the (((usual))) suspects.

    https://sovereignmoney.site/

  40. bayviking says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    History says any technological advantage is useless against local freedom fighters. The Russian hyoersonic missile has rendered the entire US Navy defenseless, with the notable exceptions of our submarine force.

  41. I’ve really have enjoyed reading PE’s sarcasm for some time. Sadly in my old age I am starting to think he is naïve. The US is slated for destruction. That is getting pretty obvious with the invasion, the transgender craze, the dumb down education, and the jab for the compliant. We can’t win a war, and rapidly are approaching to the point we can’t make the tech for next gen weapons. Russia and China are owned by the Rothschild bankers. The new Silk Road will just mean the end of old cultures, as well as limiting the places where the holdouts can hide.

    • Replies: @Ann Nonny Mouse
  42. Agent76 says:

    Apr 4, 2019 NATO EXIT: Prof. Michel Chossudovsky

    NATO is a criminal entity, an instrument of the Pentagon. There is no “Alliance”. There is military Occupation.

    Nov 29, 2016 The Map That Shows Why Russia Fears War With US

  43. Anonymous[365] • Disclaimer says:
    @Marckus

    Well that cupful of rice with greens is speeding this way and unless you grow your own greens you will go without, and I wouldn’t put the Chinese down too much as you may find that like in Korea they will have you for lunch, America has much to learn as they tried to take over the empire from bloody old England, and now they are confused not knowing in which direction to go for they all lead to destruction of the so-called American dream..

    • Agree: Showmethereal
    • Replies: @Marckus
  44. @Marckus

    You are putting up a good fight. And I do like it.
    But unfortunately no. US designated itself to be a next looser.

    • Replies: @Marckus
  45. Bookish1 says:

    Something to keep in mind. The biggest prize in the world is Siberia. It has everything you can think of and more: gold, timber, oil, every mineral that you can think of and all untouched in that frozen earth. China claims Siberia as her property but Russia controls it. That will be the biggest war that we all have in the back of our minds.

    • Disagree: antibeast
    • Replies: @By-tor
  46. By-tor says:
    @Emslander

    … including the racist southerners he brags about knowing.

    ” …including the race-realist southerners he brags about knowing.” Corrected it for you.

  47. Marckus says:
    @Anonymous

    Disagree ! We pushed the N. Koreans and Chinese to the Chinese border from a toe hold in the South Korean peninsula. Review your history. man, that was 600,000 thousand Chinese troops + how many North Koreans??. Who had who for lunch !!??

    Now check your map, the logistics was mainly from the US across the Pacific and that was a conventional war. Look at your map, our logistics was superior to China’s even though we were crossing thousands of miles BY SEA and they had a few hundred miles over which to supply their field armies.

    You better head down to Sandhurst. The West has been at this game a very long time and there is more to it than you know….or think you know.

    The US has its problems but is a very long way from being down. The Chinese mouth off but words are wind. When they decide to take the chance and rumble, we got something for them.

  48. @Marckus

    Actually common western misinformation. China held borderlands it seized from Vietnam until it achieved its objective of Vietnam leaving Cambodia. China gave back the land in 1991. There was shelling and shooting along the border for 12 years. Chinese arent as dumb cowboys as you and try to occupy a country – especially one that itself helped to teach guerilla warfare (Afghanistan cough cough).
    As to the situation on the border with India – that is simply stupid. Undisciplined Indian soldiers crossed the border – and attackex Chinese soliders. China beat them back and 20 Indians died in the retreat because their plan was so ridiculous they couldnt escape cleanly. China released the video of what happened several weeks ago and thats why India quieted the issue down.

    As to expansionist card – again more stupid projection. Chinese are not cowboys like you and dont have the same ambitions as you. Your whole comment reads like that of a poor misinformation campaign.
    Putin and Xi are both laughing at you.

  49. Marckus says:
    @Zarathustra

    Well then if the US has designated itself the next loser then surely China also realizes this. Therefore, now would be the time to do their thing. Oh I know they may invade Taiwan but that has been in the works for what 65 years or so ? If they do so what ? Then what ?

    There would be worldwide condemnation, trade sanctions perhaps and every other country in the Region would start arming themselves to the teeth. Even Russia, would have second thoughts. Then what would China do. I think folks need to realize that China’s economic prosperity is based on selling their cheap shit in the West. The average Asian living on that continent cannot afford a $300 pair of sneakers.

    Until they make their move, its just rhetoric. Everyone waxes about the China/ Russia alliance but forget or neglect to mention the US and its alliances. Does the US have its problems ? Yes. But tell me how many times in anyone’s personal life have there not been problems which have been overcome. This phase is the US will pass.

    Time will tell but my money is China will bray and bark and not much else. Words are wind.

    As Al Pacino said in Scarface “Make your move”. Xi is much too smart to get into a rumble with the US, Dogs that bark do not bite.

    • Thanks: Zarathustra
    • Replies: @showmethereal
  50. @Marckus

    I dont like i sulting people but your comments are imbecilic. North Korea with Soviet weapons attacked South Korea and almost won. Western allies joined in and beat back the North up to the Chinese border. More dumb cowboy talk caused China to officially join and and push the US allies back to the 38th parallel which is where we stand today. More stupid cowboy talk about bodycount. You dont win if you dont achieve the objective. Thats why clowns like you blow the US treasury looking for body counts in Afghanistan and Iraq and cant achieve the objective – just like you didnt in Vietnam before (who in addition to Soviet arms was indirectly armed and tactically trained by China).
    People with no brains go broke. Rambo was a myth. Russia lost tens of millions – but without them you couldnt imagine how many Americans would have died if they had to face the full force of Germany (and likewise Japan had not so many Japanese died trying to conquer China).

    Pride always comes before the fall. You didnt learn that in basic training? Or you are just going off the Rambo movies?

    • Agree: HeebHunter
    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  51. Emslander says:
    @RoatanBill

    The absolute best thing that could happen is for the Fed Gov and Dollar to collapse peacefully. The world won’t end, but the current control mechanism that the Fed Gov and Federal Reserve represent will.

    I mostly agree, except I don’t see any de-dollarizing, yet. When it happens, it won’t be a gradual thing. It will be like overnight, because it will indicate that a replacement has arisen. The only replacement possible is gold and that’s just too complicated for use in the nano-seconds during which today’s transactions occur.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  52. Marckus @ 50

    “We pushed the N. Koreans and Chinese to the Chinese border from a toe hold in the South Korean peninsula. Review your history. man, that was 600,000 thousand Chinese troops + how many North Koreans??. Who had who for lunch !!??”

    The Korean Was was 1950 – 1953. That was 70+ years ago. So nothing has changed? China is the same now as it was 70 years ago? And you really think that you’re “going to have China for lunch again” just like last time?

    • Replies: @HeebHunter
    , @Marckus
    , @anon
  53. @JohnPlywood

    Nyggah…PLEEZE…
    China AND Russia both have hypersonic Carrier Killer missiles…
    for which there is NO defense; and The US Navy knows it.
    Beyond missile bearing drones and the hardly-ever-mentioned-anymore Nuclear Submarines with big, scary MIRV Nuke ICBMs…
    and possible prototype Directed Energy Space Weapons…
    what could The ZOG West bring anew to The Battle ?

    • Replies: @JohnPlywood
  54. @Caspar Von Everec

    >buy up China in 2018
    >buying up any country outright
    >by a single kike bank no less

    You are calling anyone a boomer?

  55. @JohnPlywood

    “UFO”

    More like BLACKED mini broadcasters. Pfff.

  56. @Lawrence Miller

    All the “last times” since 1945 ended in failure of muttmerica’s objective. Like almost all of them, which is why the mutts are here today in this rut.

    Of course, they have been satan’s worshippers long before 1945. They are just getting what they deserve.

    “Who had who for lunch”
    Pretty sure the Chinese had that one. And the Vietnamese after that, and the kikes, the Saudis, the the Russians, now the Chinese again.
    What a clowny, subhuman slave “country”. Only God’s wrath awaits the kike lovers.

  57. @Emslander

    The US Dollar has been in the process of losing its reserve currency status for quite some time now and the trend is accelerating as more and more countries want to avoid the dollar for the sanctions threat and because they’ve made trading agreements with their partners to resolve balance of trade issues in their own currencies. Russia, China and all currently sanctioned nations would be fools if they didn’t try to evade the US’s control over them via the Dollar.

    No bell is going to ring when the dollar loses reserve currency status as it’s being nibbled away continuously. What was once near 100% dollar utilization in international trade is now down to 65% and dropping. It is absolutely a gradual process and has been accelerating since 1971 when Nixon removed the possibility to redeem for gold.

    I think the SDR will be attempted as a replacement, but that will fail as the basket of junk is still junk. China and Russia have seriously increased their gold holdings while simultaneously shedding dollars and doing more trade outside the dollar. I suspect that the next serious financial shock will see China or Russia back their currency at least partially with gold. China could afford to offer gold redemption for any balance of trade they may owe since they probably don’t owe any. Wouldn’t that be a kick in the nuts for the dollar?

    • Thanks: Emslander
    • Replies: @Emslander
  58. denk says:

    Whats wrong with UNZ ?

    I got two or three yellow cards for merely cross posting .

    This markus character has been crapping the same shit almost verbatim all over the place; by UNZ standard he should’ve gotten a red card by now.

    I dont feel like feeding the troll, especially when this one is of barrel bottom variety.

    But this is a gem

    Dogs that bark do not bite.

    The other day , BBC, CNN, Reuters, the usual suspects are grilling a Chinese ambassador..

    Why so much wolf diplomacy these days ?

    The man looked squarely at those clowns with disdain,

    Too many mad dogs have been barking at us lately

    • LOL: Marckus
  59. bayviking says:
    @RoatanBill

    Gasoline is approaching $5/gallon here in California, although I agree it is cheaper than Europe, but nothing close to Mexico. Electric rates in California have gone through the roof in California, where the weather is mild monthly utility bills are still equal to Utah and Florida. In 1972 I filled up for 30 cents a gallon in Utah and a house could be bought for $15,000. In 1952 my parents bought a house in Cupertino California for $11,000 at 2.5% for a monthly payment of $80, which now lists for a million.

    Crude is only $60 a barrel, so the going price is based on monopolistic practices by big oil, which try to blame prices entirely on taxes. Anyway our energy prices are bad, but they are better than most of the EU and Scandinavia.

    There isn’t enough gold on the planet to provide every Chinaman one ring. It is impossible to return to a gold standard. At some point every dollar must clear a US Bank, which are subject to enforceable sanctions. The US has direct control of 63% of all international transactions through the Brenton Woods agreement and more than 80% of all international transactions involve a dollar currency somewhere. Russia and China are trying to extricate themselves from this but it requires a functional system which everyone else is tied into. Not easily done overnight, but it is coming. Our military cannot stop it.

    As any population rows more currency is required for everyone to conduct their business. One important theory of inflation links it not to excess currency printing but mostly to commodity shortages. Currency devaluation is a well known trade war strategy. A dollar collapse will trigger a manufacturing boom in the USA.

    Interest charges accumulate faster than the economy ever grows. That is why our nation was founded on the bankruptcy laws which BushII rescinded with help from Biden. Along with any reset there should be a a debt jubilee, before prices could ever reset. Banks will fight any jubilee or price reset to their dying breath. Until then the practice of kicking the can down the road continues unabated.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  60. moi says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    …and St. George [Floyd] is now patron saint of the US.

  61. @bayviking

    There isn’t enough gold on the planet to provide every Chinaman one ring.

    That may be true, but there definitely is enough gold and silver, already mined and minted, that can back every currency unit on the planet. It’s just a matter of price. Jim Rickards has calculated that to back every dollar, domestic and international, the price for gold would be $15,000 per ounce. Similar calculations can be performed for every currency and eventually nations will settle on a standard.

    Not only is a gold standard possible, it is inevitable. The banking mafia will come up with CBDC’s but that’s just a digitized version of a fiat currency and adds no longevity to any country’s debt based and failing currency. At some point, commodity money, quite probably gold and silver, will be grudgingly used; history says so.

    Economics in general is just bullshit except for the common sense the “profession” publicizes as their discovery. Austrian Economics at least has the right idea about what money is; the rest have no clue. As a population increases, more commodity money is mined to keep prices stable as it’s in no ones best interests to either flood or withdraw commodity money from the market. Inflation or deflation are little to worry about with a stable money that can’t be increased at will.

    I fully expect the worlds banks to be nationalized by their respective countries. There’s already a push to have every USian with an account at the Fed. Full blown UBI is around the corner IMO. The banking mafia will be in direct competition with the guys that have militaries, so my bet is that the gov’t will win. There won’t be room enough for multiple thieves so the bankers will lose out to the biggest thieves of all, gov’t.

    • Thanks: TheTrumanShow
    • Replies: @Emslander
    , @bayviking
  62. It is a simple situation–Western Europe and the United States are bellicose entities mired in corruption with declining populations and ruined, fiat economies. Russia and China are nations with political unity and vigor and rising economies full of resources and technology that are eager to partner.

    Who’s gonna win?

    • Replies: @Oikeamielinen
  63. Emslander says:
    @RoatanBill

    I was unaware that the use had fallen to 65%. I suppose some kind of partial gold backing would work. Maybe they’d transfer gold if the full amount of a nation’s currency in the trade totaled a ton of gold at market exchange rate (purely theoretical).

    I don’t see how the reserve fails, though, if China keeps putting its dollars into low interest US bonds.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
    , @RoatanBill
  64. Emslander says:
    @RoatanBill

    You are correct about the gold standard. The standard need only be set at FMV of gold bullion. It could float just as interest rates are supposed to float, per weekly bond auctions.

    It’s amazing how simple economics is if you get governments out of the way.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  65. Fred777 says:
    @Marckus

    You sound like one of those Washington chickenhawks, pining for a war you know you will never have to fight in.

    • Agree: showmethereal
    • Replies: @Marckus
  66. d dan says:
    @Marckus

    “We pushed the N. Koreans AND CHINESE to the Chinese border from a toe hold in the South Korean peninsula. Review your history. man, that was 600,000 thousand Chinese troops + how many North Koreans??. ” – my capitalization

    Ahh, another dumb racist asshole spotted – couldn’t even get basic history correct, but want to “teach” other people his “history”.

    Dumb racist asshole is always dumb.

    • Replies: @Marckus
  67. @Cauchemar du Singe

    USA has time dilation technology. Let that sink in.

    • LOL: HeebHunter
    • Replies: @Stonehands
  68. @Emslander

    Many countries had or currently have gold in US vaults to facilitate easy bullion movement when it becomes necessary. Normally nothing gets moved but bookkeeping entries. Only recently have countries asked for their gold back because trust in US custodianship is waning.

    China has reduced their US paper asset purchases and is why the Fed is now buying most of the Treasury paper. The Chinese have been dumping dollars for minerals, fuel, machinery, real physical things to try to get rid of as much US dollar exposure as possible. Given their huge trading position with the US, they’re always going to be holding a significant pile of US paper up to the time they decide to wean themselves off and out of the US market. That’s what the Belt & Road Initiative is for. It’s for finding an alternative market, and creating that market if necessary, to keep the Chinese growth engine functioning on all cylinders to one day tell Walmart to pound sand.

    • Agree: antibeast
    • Thanks: Emslander
  69. Mavri says:
    @d dan

    Wasn’t canal closed for ten years after 6days war

    • Replies: @republic
  70. @Emslander

    It’s amazing how simple economics is if you get governments out of the way.

    If you really think about it, economics isn’t needed at all once gov’t gets out of the way. All anyone needs is an accounting function.

    Economics is the voodoo that’s used to justify anything and everything the controllers want. It provide plausible deniability when policies backfire. All the charts and graphs are only needed by people that want to interfere in market operations to pick winners and losers. Do you or I need to know what the unemployment rate is? Do you or I need to know what the phony CPI is?

    We’re heading into UBI and MMT will be used by economists to spin some story of how its needed and won’t cost a thing. The economists are the whores the politicians and bankers use to provide arcane cover for what amounts to theft via bamboozlement.

    • Agree: HeebHunter
  71. Anonymous[250] • Disclaimer says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    The U.S. still has a technological advantage over the other two, for now

    Germany had a technological lead over the Allies in World War 2, and a larger lead over the Soviet Union.

    Substitute America for Germany, Russia for the Allies and China for the Soviets, bringing the whole scenario to the present.

    Our edge in technology is not nearly enough to change the outcome. And in less than a decade, our lead will be 100% erased. What then?

  72. I dunno, Pepe, it’s a hard one to call … Blinking Bidet with the powerhouses of Boris, Angela, Micron … the English Navy … could be a close-run thing like Waterloo …
    Ursula vd Leyen could step in and talk them to death …

    Endless possibilities against those hypersonic delivery systems … subs even now off NYC zeroing in on the American shtetl … grim possibilities of even more sufferink …
    Shrieking, rolling eyes, appeals to reason, handwringing …

    Otoh, it could all be just more theater written in Tel Aviv.

  73. @CCZ

    ‘Diversity’ among a group where TOTAL submission to the USA is absolutely obligatory, even at the cost of national self-interest, or, in the worst case, thermo-nuclear obliteration. The ‘diversity’ of slaves.

  74. @RoatanBill

    US workers could double their material standard of living if there was restitution to them of all the wealth stolen and accumulated by the top 1% of ruling parasites. But that would be ‘unAmerican’.

    • Agree: Ann Nonny Mouse
    • Replies: @Alfred Muscaria
  75. @Ukraine Tiger

    All in the US political system, down to the State level, probably lower, must be Israel Firsters. It’s a requirement for dog-catcher in many places, I hear.

  76. @Showmethereal

    The funny thing is, even Rambo, according to the plot, was a loser and a trainwreck, threw out of the system after his service like an used condom. Rambo lamented that he used to operate million dollar equipment now he is bum. His fate is the most exemplary for a common golem of the kikes.

    But the low IQ Amerimutts of course see Rambo as a role model, LOL!!!! 😂👌

  77. @JohnPlywood

    “USA has time dilation technology. Let that sink in…”

    USA has tranny dilation technology. Let that sink in.

    Fixed.

  78. @Marckus

    You again make silly and misinformed comments. Sure there are plenty of poor Chinese. But there are more middle class people in China than the US. There are also more billionaires in China than the US. China is the only country where luxury sales grew during the pandemic. You know why? Chinese couldn’t travel. Luxury sales in the west are propped up by Chinese travelers… If China lowered the very high taxes (VAT) and lowered import tarriffs on luxury goods – China would be the largest market tomorrow. Even if it does keep them – analysts predict by 2025 it still will be. That’s why I laugh at those who say “oh China’s GDP numbers are fake”. In actuality – it is the reverse. All those overseas Chinese big spending tourists and students add to western GDP’s – in the billions.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/11/18/china-to-become-the-worlds-biggest-luxury-market-by-2025-bain-says.html

    You are talking about $300 shoes… Do you know how much a Porsche costs? Guess where more Porsches are sold…. Oh and they are imported and have tariffs – which make them much more costly than a Porsche in the US.

    https://asiatimes.com/2020/03/porsche-sees-may-recovery-for-china-car-sales/

    As to your military bluster…. There is only one reason China hasn’t physically retaken Taiwan. Simply because Chinese got tired of killing Chinese and realize it does nothing but benefit foreigners. So they push for peaceful reunification of Taiwan. But you are confused. This is not the China who used human waves to push the US and her allies back down to the 38th parallel on the Korean peninsula. Now its waves of guided artillery and the largest medium range missile force in the world. China doesn’t spend it’s money trying to militarily dominate the globe like the US. China’s military is built to protect China. That means long range anti ship missiles which are far larger than the US Pacific Fleet and Japan and Australia’s navies combined (both China and Russia have the most advanced anti ship missiles – see link below). Thankfully people at the Pentagon and even the rabid anti China think tanks – know this better than you.

    https://militarywatchmagazine.com/article/hunting-enemy-destroyers-at-range-world-s-most-dangerous-anti-ship-cruise-missiles

    https://militarywatchmagazine.com/article/world-s-most-dangerous-surface-combatants-from-japan-s-maya-class-destroyer-to-russia-s-kirov-class-battlecruiser

    Even India knows this

    https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/chinas-missiles-warn-us-aircraft-carriers-to-stay-away/articleshow/77782247.cms

    • Agree: Alfred, antibeast
  79. Marckus says:
    @d dan

    Yawn to a Chunk with aspirations of Asian superiority. Where exactly do YOU live. I bet not in China.
    Check out your history books fellow ie if you can read in English

  80. Marckus says:
    @Fred777

    I have served my friend and not in a rear area. And you ??

    Americans better understand that love for the Chinese and derision of the home country is not going to do any good. It is the same attitude that got us into the mess we are now in. We feel sympathy for others but others interpret that as weakness and exploit it for their own benefit.

    The Chinese officer you meet in the field is not going to give a shit about your sympathy for “his” people. The one that shows up at your door wont care about your protestations of support for China, fairness, brotherly love or whatever.

    He will fuck you up.

    Chickenhawk or not, that means, you must either fight or become a subject, worse a slave. Like it or not, call it what you want, immoral or no but NATO is what stands between you and a rice field. The authors like Fred Reed and Pepe yack about China and what a glorious place it is but ask them to move there and live there ! They wont !

    History is never kind to the defeated ! Hopefully you wont have to find this out for yourself. If you have ever been in combat you will know what I am talking about. Otherwise seek out a Vet and ask him.

    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  81. Marckus says:
    @Lawrence Miller

    No it is no the same but neither is the US ! Experience does count and like it or not we have been at this game a lot longer.

    War is never a matter of who has the most men, the most tanks, the most of whatever. There are so many variables. Too many people get hung up on on numbers. My nephews look at these silly Youtube videos abut which army is more powerful, who would win and so on. Far from me to tell them this is all bullshit. BUT, a lot of people look at them and believe. Writers write and people believe what “seems” credible.

    Will China come out victorious ? will the US come out victorious ? We do not know.

    Like a chess game, a player can build a strong position make a wrong move and lose.

    What we hear is Russia and China have an alliance blah blah. History has already shown that they had an alliance in the past and that fell apart. We never hear about the cards the US may be holding.

    Ultimately, a man or the nation with power is the one who demonstrates he is willing to do the unthinkable and what the opponent will shrink from doing if only for a moment.

    As I assert, if China and Russia feel they have the juice with this alliance then let them do their thing. Otherwise all the talk and bog articles are rubbish.

    • Replies: @anon
  82. Abbybwood says:
    @Anon

    William Engdahl explains it all here:

    https://journal-neo.org/2021/03/19/the-great-reset-is-here-follow-the-money/

    And all of this didn’t just happen!

    Lots of planning went into this global coup d’ etat. Because this is what it is.

    The biggest banks in the world do not CARE about any damn “governments”!

    THEY are the PIPERS and THEY are calling the tune.

    The nonsense we hear out of Joe Biden’s mouth and that grating cackle emanating from Carmalita Harris’ mouth are merely sections the Pipers are calling out.

  83. JM says:
    @Anonymous

    Realpolitik at its best! Thanks.

  84. denk says:

    A country built on lies, fed on BS.
    iTS TIME for the rogue sheriff to ride into sunset and leave the world alone.

    Exhibit A

    A chicom Kamikaze attack !!

    From…
    The commonsense show.
    Freeing murikka one enslaved mind at a time.

    OMFG !
    gringos are such mofoking clowns.
    buahahahhaha

    https://thecommonsenseshow.com/conspiracy-economics-health/urgent-notes-china-poised-attack-america-during-peak-financial-social-chaos-prepare-global-warfare

    • LOL: HeebHunter
    • Replies: @By-tor
    , @Marckus
  85. SafeNow says:

    Dear China and Russia Intel units who have been assigned Unz to monitor:

    Hi. Your Intel systems are doing a great job. (See, I am smarter than Blinken — I start out with a compliment.) But, the unraveling of the U.S. is worse than you might think. You monitor the press, and you insert spies, but you still necessarily miss the nuances of daily life. For example, a traffic reporter here in S. California, after recently reporting a “ladder in lane,” followed this by commentng that this was the FIFTH ladder-in-lane he had heard about in the — wait for it — past hour. In an unguarded moment, he let slip the degree of the Idiocracy.

    So, you only need to wait. Self-destruction won’t be long. You do not have to do anything. The only event that can upset this is if through incompetence, miscalculation, or systems-error, the US turns the world into a nuclear ash pile.

  86. By-tor says:
    @Bookish1

    Is there an official Chinese government statement claiming Siberia?

    • Replies: @d dan
  87. By-tor says:
    @denk

    A mostly free internet works that way, denk. People can post their opinions. A post-WWIII China might try it as it does not allow one at the present time, who knows?

    • Replies: @denk
    , @d dan
  88. Sean says:

    Let’s start with comic relief: the “leader of the free world” has pledged to prevent China from becoming the “leading” nation on the planet. And to fulfill such an exceptional mission, his “expectation” is to run again for president in 2024

    Not comedy, but acting. Biden is on record as saying –repeatedly saying from the podium–that China is not competition for the US. This was in May 2019 and he was heavily criticized for it by the Dems organised labor support among others. Last Month at a Town Hall meeting Biden said the following: “And I came back and said they’re going to end their One China—their one child policy, because they’re so xenophobic they won’t let anybody else in, and more people are retired than working. How can they sustain economic growth when more people are retired?”. Biden also was tried to say (he got very mixed up) that the minimum wage would have been $24 per hour in 2020 if the minimum wage had kept pace with productivity growth since 1968. But I think we know a lot of the alleged productivity is shareholder value due to cutbacks in things like R&D, which bodes ill for America’s performance relative to government controlled China’s as time goes on,

    Even if the retirement ages in China stayed at 60 years for men and 55 years for women, the working-age population is multiple decades away from being the minority. There is surely going to be progress on artificial intelligence and robots by then. Clearly, Biden has attained the leadership position without being disabused of fantastic things about China’s prospects , By 2035 it plans to have the per capita GDP of a medium advanced country. Given that China has 1.4 billion people and as many mobile phone it has key advantages in ease of gathering big data, plus unbeatable economies of scale with its cities.

    The significance of Russia is nil. China can exploit Siberian resources (the Russian side of the Power of Siberia pipelines are being built straight to the border with China, which is meeting them with its own pipelines in a very remote area apparently because the Russians have little confidence in their ability to meet deadlines). The Russians have no productive capacity for manufacturing exports that anyone in China wants, so where is the financial circulation going to come from? Russia is not competition for either China or America, except in a thermonuclear war context. Russian is facilitating China’s rise, but so is corporate America and Wall Street.

  89. @Marckus

    Like it or not, call it what you want, immoral or no but NATO is what stands between you and a rice field

    As things come to a conclusion for the (((west))) we discover that the shills have always been on Unz. Hell, they took over the forums then the chans. This shoulnt be surprising.

    The Atlantic Goyim Coalition is the only thing keeping the RICE FIELDS of the furthest East spreading. Cuz rice fields be like wild grasses, nomsane?

    They really are desperate, the kikes and their little shabbos. Centuries of their demonic worship has finally gutted their once formiddable armies into irredeemable messes of welfare queens, trannies and boomer cocksuckers. Hell, the best they have is probably Mad Cuck Mattis and this piece of shit came out as a “progressive” supporter, which means that he has always been imcompetence and propped up through propaganda. Maybe President Joe Bidet can send the Black Supremacist “General” to command the last huwhite amerimutt hicks to die on the West Asian deserts or on sinking ships near Chinese coasts?

    But I think that Amerimutts will attempt to launch nukes, but God will intervene and they, the mutts and all of their vile miscreation since the 19th century, will get nuked instead.

    • Replies: @Marckus
  90. Marckus says:
    @denk

    The Urban dictionary defines DENK as “small ginger people , usually gay with pink air maxes”.

    It is unfortunate you got zapped by UR but it could only be one of two reasons:

    1. Your comments are utter nonsense
    2. You are a DENK as defined by the Urban Dictionary

    Since UR has been putting up with your tripe for sometime now, you could not have been flagged for your ignorance. What you write seems the product of a deranged mind and quite frankly is incomprehensible.

    I hope that narrows down the reason you were put on notice ??

  91. Marckus says:
    @HeebHunter

    My Dear Heebie,

    Thanks for your speedy reply although I am somewhat mystified as to what you are trying so desperately to say.

    Kikes, Amerimutts, Shabbos, God will intervene, boomers;^$*@!ckers, trannies, Goyim, Shills. What does it all mean. Why so much animosity and hostility ?

    Anyway, I am so proud to see your vocabulary has increased. Normally you limit yourself to Kikes and Amerimutts in just one sentence. This time you even managed 5 paragraphs and moreover threw in some verbs, a pronoun here and there flavoured with the occasional adjective, adverb and past participle.

    My congratulations to the staff in the asylum who brought your writing (but not your comprehension) somewhat up to speed. On your next stay please limit your medication and get some coaching on writing something that makes sense.

    There ! I did just as well as you, 5 paragraphs and I did not even attend classes in a nut house. In any case welcome back to UR, at least for now. I am sure glad the Kikes, Amerimutts or Trannies did not get a hold of you, or did they ?

    Very Sincerely and here is a big LOL just for you

    Dr Marckus Willy

    • Replies: @Zarathustra
    , @HeebHunter
  92. @Marckus

    Now please do not get nasty! We do not like nasty people here.

  93. Warmongers like to say,

    Chickenhawk or not, that means, you must either fight or become a subject, worse a slave. Like it or not, call it what you want, immoral or no but NATO is what stands between you and a rice field.

    They boast of combat or degrees from military institutions, as if blood and sheepskins convey wisdom. They do not.

    Fight or become a subject or slave is a false binary that guarantees war. It means one must subjugate the other before they enslave you. It is warmaking hysteria and brainwashing that turn one into a permanent soldier. One becomes a golem instead of a human.

    Such a state remains on a permanent war footing. It leads the state into the Thucydides Trap of having to destroy or strangle any rival state that becomes too powerful. Ironically, Sun-tzu says such a state of permanent war virtually guarantees defeat. Because the warring state eventually overtaxes the people and exhausts itself, a condition of internal strife and eventual collapse. Or as James Madison put it, perpetual war abroad leads to tyranny at home. Strife and ever more dictatorial government are where America finds itself today, a road to ruin.

    Patriots should reject the foolish boasting of the warmongers and exceptionalists. There is no nation divinely appointed to rule the world. People and nations should work together according to free commerce and rule of law. Better win-win than war-war.

    • Agree: antibeast, Showmethereal
    • Replies: @HeebHunter
  94. @Mulga Mumblebrain

    “US workers could double their material standard of living if there was restitution to them of all the wealth stolen and accumulated by the top 1% of ruling parasites. But that would be ‘unAmerican’.”

    Blackrock, the third largest economy in the world, was created out of assets directly stolen from the American people through the 2008 “bailout”. A truly sovereign nation would nationalize most of the oligopoly.

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  95. @Marckus

    I apply the appropriate amount of vocabulary range to the suitable audiance. Of course, Amerimutts and Kikes have no need of advance literature, as their brains are filled with cuck porn and kosher propaganda.

    Speaking of which, why haven’t you, the proud amerihick, enlisted yet? NATO needs more bodies to contain the rice fields like you said, lol! 😂👌

  96. @SeekerofthePresence

    It is just the bark of a mutt chained in a corner. Maybe that is why they hate dog eating people so much, because they identify themselves as the meal, lul

  97. denk says:
    @By-tor

    Unfettered freedom for lying pos like Dave HOdges, Pompass, , Trump, BLinken, BIden, NYT, WP, WSJ, WH, CNN, FAUX, state dept, CIA, …

    Censorship for truth tellers all across MSM and social media.

    Persecution for whistel blowers, Snowden, Assange, Manning…

    De-platformation for alt sites are going on with break neck speed.
    After Ahtribune.com, Grayzone is getting lots of attention in spook gossip.

    UNZ take note.

    tHE S/N ratio in USA is about 0.11/99 right now.

    China can do without this kind of
    ‘freedom of speech’, no thanks.

  98. d dan says:
    @By-tor

    “Is there an official Chinese government statement claiming Siberia?”

    No, zero, none.

    China signed the various border settlements with Russia from 1992 – 2004, settling all border demarcation between them. China gave up over 90% of its claims.

  99. d dan says:
    @By-tor

    “People can post their opinions. A post-WWIII China might try it as it does not allow one at the present time”

    China already allows people to post their opinions. China just does not allow people to post obvious fake news, lies and hatred. This is the difference that most Westerners still don’t understand.

  100. bayviking says:
    @RoatanBill

    There’s not a single currency in the world that’s on the gold standard. So any return is highly unlikely. If anything countries are moving to digital or crypto currency which will be stored on your cell phone, with every transaction available to the police and IRS.

    After the 2008 financial collapse, the BIG Banks should have been nationalized. The beauty of BIG Bank nationalization, is it can lower the cost of every public works project by at least 50%, sometimes more. There is no reason Federal or State Governments should be forced to borrow from private banks which have been granted access to the Fed window. That is a ridiculous construct, which only benefits wealthy family lines that control the Fed. China has never done that and they are not alone. The US Treasury has every right to issue that money to itself, as does every other sovereign nation. As the State Bank of North Dakota proves, there is still room for local banks and credit unions to service the public.

    The Austrian School of Economics is neoclassical bullshit. Classical economics understands the difference between a virtuous perpetual cycle of production and consumption, which produces new wealth constantly and a feudal rentier society based on the transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich owners of land and other means of production. Unfortunately, th dominant school of economics in the USA today is the Chicago School which has devastated its Southern neighbors and is in the process of reducing the standard off living of the average American citizen, for the benefit of the few who control DC. Its all bullshit and its bad for you.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  101. Anonymous[338] • Disclaimer says:
    @Marckus

    Hmm then why did we end up at the 38th in a stand-off and where do you dig up your fact for the 600,000 which is wide of its mark the fact was when they crossed the Yalu they had a fraction of that number tho I do admit the weather played a part in that for at 40 below the men were still in their summer uniforms as the American brain thrust forgot that Korea has a winter, while the Chinese fought without the benefit of really any airpower while we bombed N. Korea to rubble they also lacked any armor or long range weapons except what they captured from the NATO force. But then again you had a real problem with the NATO leadership the generals for the most part were inadequate which led to many of their defeats. So yes they had them for lunch because according to all the propaganda we were the finest fighting force in the world with the finest weapons.

    • Replies: @d dan
  102. @Old and Grumpy

    What causes you to say Russia and China are owned by the Rothschild bankers?

    • Replies: @Mulga Mumblebrain
  103. @bayviking

    Replacing the paper dollar with its digital version still leaves it as a purely fiat currency, albeit with a high tech veneer. The debt problems of all nations and the US in particular aren’t solved by instantiating some new form of the old problem.

    That the flimflam of central banking makes no sense, is obvious. Having the left pants pocket invent the money the right pocket spends is ridiculous.

    Unrestrained issuance of currency is the definition of inflation. Inflation eats away the life time saving of the average person. The creation of currency from nothing is what produces the boom and bust cycles because there is no real market signal that can be relied on.

    The world operated on gold and silver for thousands of years. Fiat currencies have all failed eventually ruining the lives of the populations such as Weimar, Argentina, Zimbabwe, etc. The central banks are stockpiling gold, especially Russia and China. Ask yourself why they would be doing that if some CBDC was the solution to the economic problems every country faces if for no other reason than the interconnectedness of trading relationships.

    Allowing gov’t to invent from nothing all the currency it wants means more wars, more failed social programs and a “money” that will lose value over time. The only reason the US has been spared so far is that it exports its inflation around the world but that reserve currency privilege is ending. 98% of the dollars original value has been lost and it’s taken a century, but we are now approaching the day of reckoning.

    I hope gold and silver will return as money to apply some restraint to gov’t ambitions. Anything else will just be another scam that will again fail.

    • Agree: Emslander
    • Replies: @showmethereal
  104. d dan says:
    @Anonymous

    “where do you dig up your fact for the 600,000 which is wide of its mark the fact was when they crossed the Yalu they had a fraction of that number “

    Not just the number is wrong. He also thought that US-led UN force push Chinese from Pusan to Yalu river. So he has the geography wrong too.

    Not only a stupid guy, but also very arrogant.

  105. @RoatanBill

    “Allowing gov’t to invent from nothing all the currency it wants means more wars, more failed social programs and a “money” that will lose value over time. ”

    Yup and that’s why they fight so hard to keep things the way it is. That’s the real reason Ghaddafi had to go. Couldn’t have an continental African currency backed by commodities. That would “ruin” the current system.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  106. anon[337] • Disclaimer says:
    @Marckus

    Chinese and Russian behaviors used to be reactive .Now it is proactive .It is shaping things and is not being shaped by events .America is reacting and finding itself answering too many calls from too many fronts and understanding it poorly . Myanmar and Thailand are now latest two countries under the regime change operation of the west but military pout a kibosh on that with the support of Russia China and the regional countries .Thailand is seeing spate of anti regime attempts reminiscent of color revolution which did not succeed in Lebanon Kryghistan nor in Venezuela .The more brutal attempts through ISIS also did not succeed in Iraq and not going to in Afghanistan .Even Bangladesh was targeted by USA following 2017 terrorism in that country Will Lula kick the syndrome out of Latin America once for all ? We will see.

    China is no more expansionist than USA or UK or France are . We have colonized Diego Garcia, Gunatanamo , Eastern Syria just like old colonizing countries . Gibraltar and Falknads are still occupied by Britain .France wields its muscle power in Africa every day . Compared to that China is a saint .
    China returned all the lands it occupied in 1962 keeping the are it wanted in exchange for northern western area .

    France’s ex -and retired generals are labeling NATO chief as doing USA’s narrow self -centered bidding at a cost to the safety of Europe .
    Germany’s ministers don’t find Russia as an enemy .
    India has not buckled under the threat of sanction yet over S-400 from Russia.
    Pakistan Iran Turkey are running freight services and laying new rial lines bringing Afghanistan and Uzbekistan in the orbit . Malaysia and China have been doing business in local currencies for years .

    Covid -19 pandemic slowed down world economy except China. Despite attempts to blame China for Covid, none other than few vassals like Australia UK and may be Brazil on board .

    Meanwhile poverty level have gone up in USA .

    Meanwhile Facebook lectures elected officials in USA while Alibaba shudders at the side glance of the low ranking Chinese officials.

    Dollar once loses the reserve status will put America in the noose of the creditor countries . We will be selling state of Liberty , down towns of Miami LA and NY to the foreign bidders to raise money .
    Who knows we even might offer Alaska to Russia .

  107. @showmethereal

    Yes, Ghaddafi’s golden Dinar was going to upset the apple cart. Saddam’s idea to sell oil in something other than the worlds reserve currency is what did him in.

    I saw a video of Ghaddafi riding in an open top car with him standing and waving to people as he drove around ordinary neighborhoods. I also read his Green Book and didn’t find anything too outrageous in his ideas. Contrast that with the shrine to democracy in DC surrounded by razor wire and snipers.

    The latest China and Iran deal for oil is a real slap in the US’s face. I’m waiting to see if the US or Israel will do anything now that China has backed Iran’s play. The Russians also wouldn’t sit by if real hostilities broke out because they know full well that if Iran is subdued, the next target would be Russia. Even sanctions are starting to lose their effectiveness when other countries refuse to knuckle under.

    A report I heard concerning the meeting with the leaders of France, Germany and Russia had Putin telling Macron and Merkel how the cow was going to eat the cabbage (Tx expression). He supposedly didn’t give an inch. Now it’s Merkel’s turn to make a decision on the pipeline. She dug a hole for herself and Germany by not telling the US to pound sand and get the hell out of the country. NATO is a useless construct and should have been disbanded decades ago.

    • Replies: @showmethereal
  108. Smith says:

    The chinese beat the UN to Seoul, then promptly lost it again days later and slowly retreat to the 38th parallel, leaving the UN times to re-outfit and recover. Meanwhile, North Korean beats the South Korean to Busan, don’t overhype the performance of chinese troops.

    It’s in China and the UN interests to divide Korea, because a United Korea under the North leadership will turn against China under a minute, just like Vietnam. Hell, even Kim Il Sung purged the Maoists later on and maintained good relationship with the USSR.

    China needs vassals, and Vietnam and North Korea don’t enjoy being vassals. A United Korea under the North will be the major geopolitical change in Asia and needs to be supported at all cost.

  109. Jiminy says:

    Wouldn’t it be funny if every morning Joey gets up out of his cot and turns on to the unz review to get a handle on things. Events, happenings and opinions for the days ahead decision making. Could explain why they’re seemingly heading the wrong way up a one way street with no idea of what’s going on around them. Probably the reason why the u.r. is still on the air as well.

  110. @William de Berg

    It is a simple situation–Western Europe and the United States are bellicose entities mired in corruption with declining populations and ruined, fiat economies. Russia and China are nations with political unity and vigor and rising economies full of resources and technology that are eager to partner.
    Who’s gonna win?

    Correct except Western Europe and the United States are faced with a burgeoning population. Open borders and multi-kulti are withering influences on state economies.

  111. denk says:

    Wanted,
    Uncle sham.
    Most dangerous outlaw in the west.
    Armed and desperate.

    20-30 YEARS ago, the USA still has some saving grace, a thriving alt media for dissent.

    Today, truth tellers are being snuffed out all across the MSM, ALT sites are are being ruthlessly de-platformed , so many of my bookmarked sites are kaput .
    The likes of UNZ, MOA, SKAKER are prolly on borrowed time, enjoyed your rants while it last.

    Meanwhile, freedom of speech is reserved for bald faced liars in the WH, state dept, CIA, pantagon, senate, CONgress, MSM, think tanks, even fake ‘alt media’ which dish out limited handout or outright disinfo.

    USA today is a paradise for conmen, lying pos, a hotbed for mushrooms
    Kept in the dark and fed BS all day long.

    Voice of dissent, that only saving grace is kaput .

    The rogue cowboy is irredeemable, a goner.

    ————————-
    Once upon a time…

    10 REASONS WHY THE USA IS NOW THE MOST DANGEROUS NATION
    ON EARTH

    AND 3 REASONS FOR HOPE

    https://web.archive.org/web/20050616000008/http://www.richardneville.com.au/Journal/2004/journal200405.html

  112. denk says:

    If you dont know how crazy the gringos are, try this….

    Marko Rubio

    China should stop interfering, HK is our internal affair.

  113. @RoatanBill

    I never read Ghadaffi’s green book…. But I agree with the rest of your comment.

  114. I’m excited for this decade. There will be a worldwide hunt for amerimutts.

  115. Swaggy says:
    @JohnPlywood

    Why…what are you referring to? A V2 rocket or something? Perhaps a cache of “Nazi Gold” ?

  116. @Alfred Muscaria

    That would be unforgiveably ‘antisemitic’.

  117. anon[165] • Disclaimer says:
    @Lawrence Miller

    In China’s Far Northwest the Desert Now Blossoms –https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1980/10/27/111304331.pdf?pdf_redirect=true&ip=0 By this time
    Oct 1980 China has turned Xinxiang a place dominated by the soldiers ,constructions workers immigrants from heartland of china reducing the local to 6% of the population . In 1949 the share of Han pollution was less than 1 % and local Uighur was 100% .
    Troops demobilized from Korean war found government supported means and official polices to eke out a livelihoods here .

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