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Extending Observations in an Environment in Which Situations of Convenience Can Be Miscontrued From Opposing Positions

Reader comment on item: Turkey and Russia, Finally Friends?

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Oct 30, 2022 at 18:56

Time is passing before the worlds' perspective and any attempt to determine what, or who, is going to emerge as the dominant global force to be contended with is still anyone's guess since protecting pea e dow not appear as anyone's primary objective. Take the Russian, the Turks, the Iranian Islamic Regme, North Korea, Syria and the Taliban in Afghanistan to see that ancient antipathies are once again ranging globally and there is no observance that any are interested in preservng anything but their own selfish ambitions and the world is set to foot the cost in one way or another.
That there were any religious undertones in those projections of imperial designs are lost when considering the former Russian Czarist Orthodoxy that was eliminated witht the Russian throne and the Ottoman empire was similarly overrun by anti-Quranic 'Christianesque' empathies while occupying the lands of the Children of Israel. Do the Russian leader and the head of Turkiye share enough common desires to become 'friends'?
In this furthering observation, it less than a friendship than a circumstance of coordinating potentially competing goals that eventualy will require a subsequent vetting of those competing desires and like the Russian of seventy years ago, a reckoning of those differences will have fermented enough to require a ultimate reckoning.
Those circumstances await the pursuits of empire in the Ukrainian episode and when the world realizes its mistake in giving the Russian the benefit of the doubt, true intentions will likely be revealed.

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