The edifice of American imperial power has never been challenged at its foundation. It is now.
While the Pentagon has shifted its focus from the decades of wars of aggression in the Middle East to the preparation of new and potentially world-catastrophic nuclear wars against Russia and China, it still has the capacity to unleash massive violence against the peoples of Syria, Iran, Iraq and the rest of the region.
NATO’s Ukrainian campaign is an abomination, as much an abomination as was Hitler’s destruction of Berlin and the hundreds of thousands of innocents he and his cronies threw on its pyre.
Many are surprised by Russia’s sudden and violent reaction, which is to be expected if one pays attention to the processes and not just the details. Already in 2007, in the Europe for Peace declaration, it was said that Europe would be plunged into a serious conflict if it continued to support Washington’s policy.