Eisenhower and the Global Policeman

Originally posted 2016-11-13 20:44:00.

In the aftermath of the seismic shock surrounding Donald Trump’s success in the US Presidential elections, it seems a good time to explain why his election was a good thing. Nearly all comment has so far devolved to the domestic consequences, within the US itself. However, over 96% of the world’s population didn’t get to vote in that election, but are nevertheless critically affected by it. The US is the Global Policeman; we have an interest.

So let’s look at things from a different perspective, shall we? From that of we non-USicans who yet shiver at its nuclear sabre-rattling.

Before the Second World War, the US had been isolationist. This attitude — that what happened elsewhere in the world was none of Washington’s business — was proposed by politicians, by media moguls like WR Hearst and even by military leaders.

 

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Russia, Ukraine, slavery and the New World Order

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Well, now we have it. After twelve days of assault on Ukraine (it’s hardly a war) the Russians have stated their demands – and they are exactly as we expected and have suggested before.

They want the Crimea to be permanently ceded to Russia, the Russian-speaking eastern republics of Donetsk and Luhansk to be independent, recognised by Ukraine and the rewriting of the Ukrainian constitution as a neutral state which could never, thereby, join NATO. That, basically, is it.

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