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Title: Ukraine Conflict Marks End of Era Dominated by Western Power
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URL Source: https://www.strategic-culture.org/n ... ra-dominated-by-western-power/
Published: Apr 16, 2022
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Post Date: 2022-04-16 21:36:44 by Ada
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The old U.S.-led order has to go, and it will go precisely because it is no longer sustainable as far as the rest of humanity is concerned.

The ongoing military conflict in Ukraine is a watershed event of immense historical significance. It marks a break from the past and the beginning of a new geopolitical reality, one that will encompass progress in international relations towards greater economic development, justice, and peace.

The military conflict in Ukraine is not about a narrow conflict between Ukraine and Russia. It is but the outward sign of a bigger confrontation between, on the one hand, the U.S.-led Western order and, on the other, nations like Russia, China, and others who refuse to accept a subordinate role. Our interview with Bruce Gagnon this week elucidates the bigger geopolitical picture and what is at stake.

A sure sign of the bigger dimensions is the way the U.S., NATO, and European allies have rapidly deployed a total hybrid war on Russia, in an attempt to destroy the latter’s economy. The Western claims about “defending democracy, sovereignty, and international law” are contemptible and fraudulent. By funneling weapons to a repressive, corrupt regime whose military is infested with Nazi regiments?

No, the U.S. and its Western allies are using the conflict – one which Russia assiduously tried to avoid by making reasonable appeals for security treaties with NATO – as an opportunity to crush Russia. And it’s not simply about crushing Russia. It’s about crushing any challenge to the Western order. That inevitably involves confrontation with China and others who seek to defy the “Washington Consensus”.

The draconian censorship of Russia’s international media outlets and the blockade on Russia’s economy indicates a full-court campaign of hostility from Western powers that were ready to go. Russia’s intervention in Ukraine on February 24 – based on plausible principles of self-defense – provided the launchpad for pent-up Western hostility. But this hostility is not merely towards Russia. It is aimed at confronting the emergence of a multipolar world order that is beyond the control of U.S.-led dominance. That dominance – or hegemony – is based on U.S. control of the global financial system as well as on brute American military power, assisted by its NATO adjuncts.

Russia’s immediate concerns about Ukraine were based on the increasing threat that this western neighboring country posed from its treacherous involvement with NATO and the unacceptable assaults the Kiev regime was inflicting on the Russian-speaking population in the Donbass region over the past nearly eight years. But by defending those national concerns, the military intervention in Ukraine has also challenged the entire system of the U.S.-dominated Western order.

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov remarked on this end-of-era development. He told Russian media this week: “Our special military operation aims to put an end to the unfettered expansions and unfettered course towards total domination of the U.S. and other Western states under it on the international arena.”

It is worth reflecting on his reasoning of why the duplicity and hypocrisy of Western powers had become intolerable, and why such unipolar arrogance was, and is, destroying the international order.

Lavrov commented with irony: “It is possible to recognize the independence of Kosovo without a referendum, but it is impossible to recognize the independence of Crimea, declared after a referendum, observed by hundreds of objective foreign representatives. The U.S. imagined a threat to their national security thousands of kilometers away in Iraq, but, when they bombed it and found no threat there, they didn’t even apologize. And when neo-Nazis and ultra-radicals are being grown right on our borders, tens of biological laboratories are being created under the Pentagon’s supervision, carrying out some experiments that aim first and foremost to develop biological weapons – the discovered documents leave no room for doubt – then we are not allowed to react to this threat, right at our borders, not beyond the ocean.”

What Russia has done by its military operation in Ukraine on its own independently assessed terms is to signal that the presumed dominance of the United States and its Western allies is over.

The post-Soviet era of the last 30 years is over. Russia is no longer interested in integrating with a Western-centric global order, as Fyodor Lukyanov writes this week in an article for Russia in Global Affairs. Russia is now choosing “another road”.

That road means fully embracing a multipolar world as heralded by Eurasian economic integration, and strategic partnership with China, India, and others. Russia’s vast natural resources, primarily in the sphere of energy, will be directed towards Eurasian development and in doing so find ample reward. It is the Western economies that need Russia more than it needs them, as noted this week by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The transition to a new global order will take time and will involve temporary dislocations. It will take time to build the necessary infrastructure of gas and oil pipelines for example. But the overall trajectory is viable and sound, and it is already well underway.

The profound historical importance of the global tectonic shifts is evident from the views of Russian economist Sergey Glazyev, as featured in this erudite interview with Pepe Escobar. Glazyev has been working for years in an official capacity on the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). He details the evolution and implementation of a new financial global order that supersedes the U.S. dollar-based system. The new order is being developed by Russia, China, and others with the explicit purpose of becoming independent from the dominance of U.S. and Western debt and currency imperialism.

What is happening in Ukraine is truly era-ending and epoch-making. War and suffering are abominable. But the Western-dominated system left Russia with no choice but to use physical force in order to defend its vital interests. Now that the rupture has happened, there is a sense that the Rubicon has been crossed. There’s no going back. The Western response has been self-defeating. Its hybrid war against Russia has catalyzed the demise of U.S. and Western global dominance. Their politicized abuse of the dollar system has fatally damaged that system and presaged the hastening of a better, more globally democratic alternative.

Arguably, the timescale of this global process goes back further than the three post-Soviet decades or the post-Gold Standard era that ended in 1971 when the U.S. killed that off for the sake of dollar supremacy. It goes back even beyond the eight decades since World War Two. We are looking at the past 500 years of Western Europe and its colonial powers, latterly fronted by the United States’ hegemony and its criminal warmongering wanderlust.

There’s no guarantee of the outcome. But suffice to say that the old U.S.-led order has to go, and it will go precisely because it is no longer sustainable as far as the rest of humanity is concerned.

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#1. To: Ada, 4um (#0)

But suffice to say that the old U.S.-led order has to go, and it will go precisely because it is no longer sustainable as far as the rest of humanity is concerned.

Eh, we were doin' OK until a bunch of greenie-weenie whackjobs, the CIA and a buttload of wannabe commies had a TDS meltdown. Actually, we were doing pretty good.

I never thought I'd have to relive the Jimmuh Cahtah days again. Somehow, it didn't seem so bad back then, but I was a lot younger and I didn't have a stable of pseudo-adopted kids and grandkids to worry about back then either.

It didn't have to be this way, but it is what it is. The era of Carter spun my destiny off in a completely different direction than I would have preferred, but that leaves me in a better position than most, I suppose.

It's never been boring, that's for sure.

“The most terrifying force of death comes from the hands of Men who wanted to be left Alone.
TRUE TERROR will arrive at these people’s door, and they will cry, scream, and beg for mercy…
but it will fall upon the deaf ears of the Men who just wanted to be left alone.”

Esso  posted on  2022-04-16   21:59:32 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


#2. To: Ada (#0)

Chabad three-roosters prediction has Jewry defeating Russia and U.S.A. using Red China

"COMMENT:

UKRAINE END GAME

WHAT’S GOOD FOR THE JEWS – must always be the primary consideration.

1. Regardless of who wins, abundant sales and eventual replenishment of arms stocks for the Arms Industries which have largely jewish stockholders.

2. Regardless of who wins, white Christians and Muslims are killing each other in the thousands.

3. Regardless of who wins, the last bastion of white nationalism will be destroyed by Russia, and the Azov and other Nazi Battalions will eventually be turned on and demonized by their own current Ukrainian-Jewish leadership.

4. The creation of the Petro-Ruble will devalue the US dollar and the EURO, thus devaluing the billions in debt created at the lowest interest for largely Jewish firms that have been accumulating the best assets around the world with cheap debt. The reset will happen on Jewish terms.

5. Millions of Ukrainians have left the Ukraine never to return. This opens the opportunities for Jews:

a. Before the dollar is completely devalued, Jewish investors will buy up the best vacated and distressed Ukrainian real estate for development.

b. They can now ramp up their Middle East aggressions to create a larger Eretz Israel, by funneling the fleeing Muslim immigrants into the Ukraine as a disposable work force.

c. Clearing of a large portion of the Ukrainian population will facilitate the re-establishment of the Jewish Kazarian empire to its historical location in the Ukraine.

6. Jews have been invested in the thousands of new apartment complexes, hundreds still under construction, in the United States. Much of these remain unrented. The millions of Ukrainians immigrants will immediately be funneled, with government vouchers and subsidies from US taxpayers, into these brand new homes.

7. Ukrainian immigrants will provide an abundance of skilled and semi-skilled workforce for Jewish businesses.

8. Ukrainian immigrants will provide an abundance of new and sorely needed consumers for Jewish retail and entertainment.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR EVERYONE ELSE

1. Death and destruction.

2. Inflation and high prices.

3. More suppression of privacy and freedom an further empowered Jewish controlled media, government and security/surveillance state."

fitzinfo.net/2022/04/10/c...g-red-china/#comment-7161

Very interesting podcast here (I haven't finished watching...computer really slow):

Ecumenical Alliance Seeks to Declare Kiev as “New Jerusalem”

Last week we told you about Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s odd comment that his country would become Big Israel. We continued researching the topic and found a lot of fascinating information to share with you about a movement to declare Kiev the New Jerusalem. If the main proponent of the scheme was not a billionaire, we would not pay much attention to it...

www.trunews.com/stream/ec...are-kiev-as-new-jerusalem

And here's one I haven't been able to watch at all yet:

Moses Zelensky? Muslim Scholar Says Zionists Will Relocate Israel to Ukraine

Could Ukraine become the New Israel? As wild as the idea sounds, we’re going to show you news articles that discuss that possibility. The world has entered the twilight zone and nothing can be ruled out as impossible...

www.trunews.com/stream/mo...elocate-israel-to-ukraine

"...as long as there..remain active enemies of the Christian church, we may hope to become Master of the World...the future Jewish King will never reign in the world before Christianity is overthrown - B'nai B'rith speech http://www.biblebelievers.org.au/luther.htm / http://bible.cc/psalms/83-4.htm

AllTheKings'HorsesWontDoIt  posted on  2022-04-17   14:54:35 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  


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