Initially posted at strategic-culture.org:
China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” is legendary as an extension of their home infrastructure investments, however Russia can also be investing closely in infrastructure. Each nations have to do it in order to enhance the longer term for his or her respective populations, and each Governments have prevented the Western improvement mannequin of going closely into debt in order to pay for creating and sustaining infrastructure. Each are, in reality, exceptionally low-debt Governments.
Based on the “Global Debt Clock” at Economist, China has a public debt/GDP of 17.7%, and Russia’s is eight.zero%. For comparability, America’s is 93.6%. (Others are: Germany 85.eight%, Spain 91.2%, Italy 122.6%, Greece 147.1%, India 54.2%, Pakistan 47.zero%, and Brazil 55.zero%.)
The USA isn’t going into public debt in order to finance constructing or upkeep of infrastructure, however as an alternative to finance expansions of its army, which is already (and by far) the world’s largest (in phrases of its prices, however not of its numbers of troops).
Whereas the US Authorities now spends round half of the world’s army expenditures and plans to overcome Russia, China, and all nations (similar to Iran and Syria) that cooperate with these ‘enemies’ (and please click on onto a hyperlink wherever you query the truthfulness of an allegation made right here), Russia and China plan to enhance their infrastructures, in order to spice up their nationwide economies and to attenuate the impacts that (the primarily US-caused) international warming could have. These infrastructure tasks are optimistic and long-term expenditures, that are being deliberate and constructed solely as a result of the nations that the US aristocracy are concentrating on to overcome, anticipate the US aristocracy to fail to realize its clear #1 objective, of controlling the whole world and conquering them — of America’s rulers lastly attaining the worldwide fascist empire that, in World Warfare II, Hitler and the opposite Axis powers had been hoping to grow to be.
Against this, US infrastructure is rotting; and, whereas each current US President has promised to reverse that decline, none has finished something vital to restore this nation’s rotting infrastructure — it has all the time been simply speak and empty guarantees. A nation that spends over a trillion dollars a yr on ‘national defense’ can’t have a lot left over to spend on issues that ‘can wait’ — comparable to repairing its bridges, roads, and so on. — and so these repairs do wait, whereas much more cash, than earlier than, turns into dedicated to purchases of latest weaponry, such because the F-35 program.
In the meantime, Russia and China put together for his or her future, and hope it gained’t be warfare.
On November 1st, Russian Tv bannered “Russia, India & Iran want to create alternative trade route to Suez Canal – report” and described “The 7,200-kilometers long corridor [that] will combine sea and rail routes”:
The route will make it potential to ship cargoes from India to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. Then, the products will probably be transported by land to Bandar Anzali, Iran’s port on the Caspian Sea. After that, items can be shipped to the Russian southern port of Astrakhan, from the place they may transfer to Europe by rail. The brand new transport artery will probably scale back the time and prices of delivery by as much as 40 %.
A linked news-report there headlined “Top of the world: Russia to build world’s northernmost railway in Arctic”, and one other headlined “Japan turns to Trans-Siberian Railway to test potential connection with Russia, China & S. Korea”.
If the US Authorities’s plans to destroy Russia succeed, then any of those new or prolonged infrastructures will both be destroyed or else be taken over by the US and its allies. (If taken over, then presumably Japan’s aristocracy can be a part of the brand new regime there that does so.) Consequently, constructing and increasing these new infrastructures is Russia’s guess — and a concrete testimonial to the guess — that outright conflict by the destroyers could be prevented. The nations that America and its allies need to conquer wish to the longer term, to not conquest or any sort of conflict (although they need to even be ready for warfare, if the US does invade). Proper now, the US and its NATO allies are holding the largest war-games in historical past, and these preparations to invade Russia are occurring all alongside and close to Russia’s borders, in the nations that previously have been the Soviet Union’s Warsaw Pact army alliance. Although the US and its allies say that Russia and China are threatening to them, these massings of troopers and of tanks and planes on Russia’s borders are aggressions, not defensive in any respect as claimed. How would we People really feel if Russia have been doing this alongside America’s borders? Would we really feel that Russia is defending itself, then? Russians have sound purpose to be terrified by the US and its allies. People have been terrified by the Soviets when the difficulty was Soviet missiles situated in Cuba solely 100 miles from the US This nation then threatened: should you do this, then we’ll launch conflict towards you. Russia isn’t responding equally, regardless that America’s menace to them is far greater than that menace to the US was in 1962 through the Cuban Missile Disaster.
All that at this time’s US Authorities needs is to overcome the world, which now particularly means Russia, China, and nations that do enterprise with these ‘enemies’. Iran can also be a serious goal of the US, as a result of the US aristocracy’s major allies are the Sauds and Israel, each of which hate and crave to destroy Iran. Although these three focused nations need to keep away from being conquered by the US Authorities, most of their expenditures are for their very own home economies, as an alternative of for defending towards the US and its allies. (Nevertheless, the US and its allies are clearly and persistently the aggressor since 1991, and expanded their NATO alliance as much as Russia’s borders; Russia didn’t increase its Warsaw Pact alliance as much as America’s borders, however ended the Warsaw Pact in 1991. None of Russia’s expenditures are for conquering overseas nations, such because the US alliance now’s making an attempt to do in nations akin to Syria and Yemen, and maybe quickly in Iran, too; so, the US Authorities has no excuse by any means in this matter, however pure guilt in it, pure aggression.)
There actually is a distinction between “The West” and “The East” in our period, nevertheless it’s extra just like the distinction between The Axis powers in WW II versus The Allies, than it’s between democracy versus dictatorship; and, in reality, the US Authorities is the world’s solely Authorities that has been scientifically analyzed to find out whether or not it’s a democracy or as an alternative a dictatorship, and it has persistently been discovered, in these rigorous research, to be a dictatorship, towards the general public, by its billionaires, the aristocrats, and never a democracy, in any respect. Moreover, the preponderance of the key outcome-indicators of the extent to which a given nation is a dictatorship or perhaps a police-state, or is as an alternative a democracy that’s dominated by its public, are displaying that the US is a dictatorship and even a police-state, and that the nations it calls its ‘enemies’ are extra towards the democratic aspect — serving their respective public, as an alternative of any such slender and unique elite because the house owners of “the military-industrial complex.” (US-allied propaganda on the contrary alleging that the US and its allies are those that are ‘democracies’, like this piece from the US stooge-nations that represent the EU, are all the time based mostly on rating — with out clearly explaining how — the mere formalities of ‘democracy’, no genuine measures of democracy itself, however solely the related formalities, which frequently are mere fronts, behind which the given nation’s aristocracy management that given nation.)
The US has emerged into the very mannequin of the fashionable dictatorship, relying maximally upon a coordination between deceit and army energy. That is the rationale why it now spends half of the world’s army prices — to serve its aristocracy, who’ve perfected Joseph Goebbels’s system of calling good dangerous, and dangerous good, and of in any other case imposing what the novelist George Orwell subsequently referred to as “Newspeak” in its ‘news’-reporting and commentaries, to serve the controlling aristocracy, “Big Brother.” It’s right here, and now. On November 1st, Jonathan Prepare dinner at International Analysis headlined “Bolsonaro: A Monster Engineered by Our Media” and he defined how even the “liberal” aristocrats in the US and its allied nations have introduced again racist fascism, the ideology referred to as nazism, as a globally spreading plague now.
Right here is how America’s grasp of Newspeak, Barack Obama, represented, to West Level Military Academy’s graduating cadets on 28 Might 2014, the brand new, American, model, of Adolf Hitler’s beloved “Deutschland, Deutschland über alles, über alles in der Welt”:
The USA is and stays the one indispensable nation. [Each different nation is subsequently ‘dispensable’; we subsequently now have “Amerika, Amerika über alles, über alles in der Welt”.] That has been true for the century handed and it is going to be true for the century to return. … America should all the time lead on the world stage. If we don’t, nobody else will. … Russia’s aggression towards former Soviet states unnerves capitals in Europe, whereas China’s financial rise and army attain worries its neighbors. From Brazil to India, rising center courses compete with us. [He was here telling these future US military leaders that they are to fight for the US aristocracy, to help them defeat any nation that resists.] … In Ukraine, Russia’s current actions recall the times when Soviet tanks rolled into Japanese Europe. However this isn’t the Chilly Conflict. Our capability to form world opinion helped isolate Russia immediately. As a result of of American management, the world instantly condemned Russian actions; Europe and the G7 joined us to impose sanctions; NATO strengthened our dedication to Japanese European allies; the IMF helps to stabilize Ukraine’s financial system; OSCE screens introduced the eyes of the world to unstable elements of Ukraine.
Truly, his — Obama’s — regime, had conquered Ukraine in February 2014 by a really bloody coup, and put in a racist-fascist anti-Russian Authorities there subsequent door to Russia, a stooge-regime to this present day, which instituted a racial-cleansing marketing campaign to get rid of sufficient pro-Russia voters in order to have the ability to maintain onto energy there. It has destroyed Ukraine and so alienated the areas of Ukraine that had voted greater than 75% for the democratically elected Ukrainian President whom Obama overthrew, in order that these pro-Russia areas give up Ukraine. What stays of Ukraine after the US conquest is a nazi mess and a destroyed nation in hock to Western taxpayers and banks.
Moreover, Obama insisted upon (to make use of Bush’s time period about Saddam Hussein) “regime-change” in Syria. Twice in someday the Secretary Basic of the UN asserted that solely the Syrian individuals have any proper to try this, no outdoors nation has any proper to impose it. Obama ignored him and stored on making an attempt. Obama truly protected Al Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate towards bombing by Syria’s Authorities and by Syria’s ally Russia, whereas the US bombed Syria’s military, which was making an attempt to stop these jihadists from overthrowing the Authorities. Obama bombed Libya in order to “regime-change” Muammar Gaddafi, and he bombed Syria in order to “regime-change” Bashar al-Assad; and, so, whereas the “US Drops Bombs; EU Gets Refugees & Blame. This Is Insane.” And Obama’s successor Trump continues Obama’s insurance policies, relating to not solely Ukraine, however relating to additionally Yemen and Syria, and far else, besides that Trump goes much more nazi than Obama did. The change from Obama to Trump was from mushy nazi to exhausting nazi. That’s all. Trump is the US regime’s going wild.
Daily, the US regime murders a lot of individuals in overseas lands. In the present day, as that is being written, on November third, Syria Information, which I’ve discovered to be much more reliably truthful concerning the state of affairs in Syria than is for instance the New York Occasions, headlined “US-Led Coalition Murders 15 Civilians in a New Bombing in Hajin”, and reported that, “Under the guise of fighting ISIS, the US and its cronies, are trying to establish a de facto barrier on the Syrian-Iraqi border which is run by ISIS and SDF, who both receive support from the US and both have occasional clashes [against each other] in between.” Aggression (and mendacity about it) is regular for the US Authorities.
On January 19th, US ‘Defense’ Secretary James Mattis stated that “great power competition, not terrorism, is now the primary focus of US national security,” and this implies warfare by the US towards each Russia and China, and maybe additionally Iran; but when the individuals of Europe don’t stand up towards that plan, then not solely will they’ve much more refugees from America’s “regime-change” bombs, however they may quickly have Russia’s bombs retaliating towards Europe itself for being part of America’s aggression, by way of the NATO army alliance, an alliance that ought to have ended when the Warsaw Pact army alliance did, again in 1991. Both Finish NATO Now, or else be a part of the carnage that America’s aristocracy are clearly decided to impose upon the world in order to overcome it. The selection is that straightforward.
The one ways in which the worldwide public can successfully struggle again towards the US-and-allied aristocracies’ plan to enslave the complete world to their coercive and sanctions-laden ‘free market’ are:
(1) to boycott America’s manufacturers and, as a lot as attainable, conduct all worldwide transactions in some other sort of foreign money than the US greenback; and,
(2) to vote towards any politician who has endorsed America’s invasions, akin to of Iraq 2003, Libya 2011, Syria 2012-, Yemen 2015-, and US coups, together with its coup that conquered Ukraine in 2014 and put in a nazi Authorities there. And,
(three) to arrange marches, if potential, towards any US army base occupying their nation. The occupying energy must be expelled in order for the given nation’s public to regulate their very own nation.
In any other case, the US aristocracy can merely proceed with its pillage of our planet. The worldwide public must do its half, to not depart it to the focused nations alone to attempt to put down this international resurgence of fascism, by America’s oligarchs. This additionally means abandoning the 2 aristocracies that work probably the most intently with America’s: Israel’s and Saudi Arabia’s (each of which goal Iran and its allies, much more than they aim Russia and its allies). The listed three steps are the one path towards a survivable planet: isolating and publicly shaming the nazis.
Additionally the Newspeak wants to finish, proper now, as a result of with out honesty, no sort of progress is even attainable.
All of those measures usually are not solely morally proper; they’re crucial, as a result of the current path results in not solely profound injustices, however a hellish international future.
Sadly, the UN can’t do any of those important issues. However solely the worldwide public can — and can, if there’s to be continued lifetime of this planet, and lives right here which might be value dwelling.
PS: For anybody who may contemplate odd that an American (the current author) views Russia as a core ally of the American individuals, and views current American Presidents (beginning with George Herbert Walker Bush on 24 February 1990) as traitors to America — as being enemies of the American individuals and of all the world — please think about the next historic information:
In line with Jan Ludvík’s “The Poverty of Statistics: Military Power, Defence Expenditure and Strategic Balance”, in the January 2014 Central European Journal of Worldwide and Safety Research (p. 157), the relative expenditures in order to win World Conflict I have been Russia 24%, UK 22%, US 21%, France 20%, and Italy 13%. Russia spent probably the most of all of the allies. In WW II, the relative expenditures in order to win have been Russia 58%, UK 20%, US 12%, France 10%. But once more — and this time overwhelmingly — Russia spent probably the most of all of the allies, 58% of the full allied value; and the one nation that spent extra on that warfare was Germany, which in fact was on the dropping (“Axis”) aspect, and which spent 37% extra to lose that conflict than Russia spent to win it. Throughout WW II, Germany spent 75% of its aspect’s whole prices; Japan spent 17%, and Italy spent eight%. So: WW I used to be primarily between Russia and Germany, and so was WW II. And that’s clear additionally from one other calculation:
The identical supply (p. 159) signifies that Russia’s troops have been 46% of these preventing on the profitable aspect of WW I (and #2 on that was France with 20%), and have been 55% of the troops preventing on the profitable aspect of WW II. (France was #2 once more in WW II, additionally 20%.)
Moreover, in WW I, Russia’s troops have been 38% extra (in numbers) than each Germany’s and Austria’s put collectively; and, in WW II, Russia’s troops have been four% lower than Germany’s, Japan’s and Italy’s mixed, however have been twice as many as Germany’s quantity.
So: by far the most important contributions to the profitable not solely of WW II, but in addition of WW I, have been made by one and the identical nation, each occasions: Russia. America’s contribution was a lot smaller, on each events. And, now, America’s leaders and their overseas allies have turn into nazis, heirs of Hitler’s custom, who name Russia an “enemy,” for refusing to do what these nazis demand.
In fact, there have been additionally different nations on all sides of every of these wars (for instance, Wikipedia lists over a dozen “Allies of World War I”), however Ludvik calculated the numbers just for these, the primary ones, on each side.
So: everybody who can ought to now turn into lively on this!