War in the Arctic, by Yvonne Lorenzo

Russia wants to dominate the Arctic not just geographically but militarily and economically as well. There’s probably not much the US can do to stop it. From Yvonne Lorenzo at lewrockwell.com:

I want to make clear I personally am not supporting the governments of Russia and China; I realize their faults, especially Chinese persecution of Christians (discussed here and here), although I acknowledge the genius of their private sector manufacturers. To the extent that these governments are authoritarian and oppressive, it troubles me that America’s own federal government—for one who years ago had great hopes for the Ron Paul Revolution—is becoming a mirror image of the Soviet surveillance and police state model, but with technology, well discussed on LewRockwell.com, that was undreamed by them, not just with the COVID-19 “pandemic” lockdown but also the recent violence and its questionable origins.

Nevertheless, as Professor Stephen F. Cohen has repeatedly warned us—in columns carried not only on The Nation, but on LewRockwell.com, and in his interview with Lew Rockwell, there are those who think a war with Russia is not only desirable but winnable. (Unfortunately, Professor Cohen has not offered any new perspectives that I am aware of recently.) As to the risk of war, recent demonization of China further escalates tensions. While I am not a military analyst or a psychic, and certainly lack the expertise of Professor Cohen, I do think the risk of “kinetic” conflict—a euphemism like “collateral damage”—is increasing. To put it bluntly, military confrontation with America using weapons against Russia and China, perhaps simultaneously, becomes more probable, especially as America destabilizes.

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One response to “War in the Arctic, by Yvonne Lorenzo

  1. “Russia wants to dominate the Arctic not just geographically but militarily and economically as well. There’s probably not much the US can do to stop it. ”

    Good this country needs its ass kicked.

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