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Delusions in Following the Wrong Alliances:

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Apr 7, 2022 at 00:17

Delusions in Following the Wrong Alliances:

The world is still on a path in which the leadership of several nations are seeking some form of cooperation, and alliance of some sort; even those that were former antagonists one to another are now in discussions of common interests in order to form a protection from the perceived catastrophic threats from the rise and enhancements of military capabilities, going all the way to nuclear. The illusions of nuclear defense systems are materializing and being displayed like they are necessary in order to protect a nation's right to such power, yet unknowingly contributing to the advancement of the destruction that such out-of-control efforts are doubtless to consummate.
Here is the deception: no amount of nuclear capability is defensive in nature: nuclear capability is always predicated on being able to strike first in order to diminish any response. A nuclear response always comes after the first strike. This precipitates the next fallacy: mutually assured destruction is not inevitable, but the damages of both the first strike and its response will be of such cataclysmic proportions that whatever is remaining does not hold any promise of sufficient survivability in normal terms; and proponents and holders of such power continue in the deception they can release such power with such impunity and not be held in accountability for the consequences.
These types of conversations and speculations stemming from the conspiratorial assertions of the past where the super powers were thought to be the only possessors of nuclear capabilities are now ghosts of the past; the realities are now that what was pure speculation are catalogued in warehouses and stockpiles in various secret places around the world, all in some state of preparedness for times like these. For some, the ease and simplicity of bringing such a system into DEFCON mode can be accomplished before the next sunrise and delivery need not be all that precise. The North Koreans proved that. This is the basis of any of the alliances being discussed here. Considering the instability of any of the leadership of any of these perpetrators of worldwide calamity, what is the next expectation?
What is considered so important in the Middle Eastern cauldron that is forming around the 'Palestinian statehood' issue that such a dramatic collision is on the horizon because of the unwillingness to support Israel. That government just shifted back to a potential return to its previous posture against a world that cannot resolve any peace posture in allowing Israel to function, let alone exist. And yes, the Biblical implications are there to frustrate those whose secular intentions cannot be satiated otherwise. All the major prophets and the minor ones as well are in play and in any given quotation, the results lead to the inevitable conclusion that Zion wins, no matter whose alliance started the world down the final path to the completion of the promise to Abraham.

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