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Review of Why the Weakened Status of the United States Signaled the Russian's Chance of No American Response

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jun 22, 2022 at 18:18

While there may be a sense that America's foundering in the financial realm after the 46th Administration cut the arteries of independent fuel supplies, thereby savaging America's once thriving economy in order to reduce America to a diminished capacity to make it easier to manipulate in a new world order, whatever reluctance the Russian had in invading the Ukraine evaporated like a darkened mist and the premise of that new world order took on new meaning. It became the new distraction; and it will be hard to miss the revolution of world politics that the Russain is seeking. Its global audience is rivited to the media revelry it is receiving.
The clash of east versus west has taken on an auxillary meaning; it is no longer merely oriental versus occidental; but a revived Warsaw versus the EU has been revitalized, even if in weakened and alternative variant conditions of the former precepts that once held peaceful intentions at bay. Tensions are high and as the movie quip goes, if you witness a hostile act - well; the response was once the authorized return of fire: but now; only harsh commentray is being traded because the nuclear threshold has already been breached.
Everyone who has nucelar potential has made it known they are no longer being held by the once prestigious powr of the American potential; but that is now no longer considered a counterthreat considering that no one with intelligence has control of the codes. Even delivery scenarios are questionable and are on par with the other nuclear parties: India, Pakistan, Iran (yes, they are quietly becoming viable) China; all with a parched bone to oick about who is the superior power today and when are they going to prove it. None of the European nuclear parties are in a position to counter the threat, are they? As soon as they realize there is not a Truman left in American politics, all bets are off. This is what the Russian is looking at: America has already fliched once: do we dare allow that to happen again in American leadership? That's the progressive con.

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