Prepping for Winter,
The management style of our ‘owners” (George Carlin ref.) is to preemptively stage a crisis ahead of any crisis they cannot forestall.
Europe is the current crisis-center, but the problem has worsened faster than anticipated. The Russian economy didn't tank.
If we assume that economic collapse (at least financial-collapse) is baked in, then the crisis level must escalate to meet it.
Russia was goaded to invade Ukraine by Ukrainian troop preparations to invade the Donbas region in February. Russia invaded to preempt that.
That’s a tough question, because Europe can’t fight Russia. They just can’t do it. They are out of men and material.
How about fighting China? Maybe “fighting” China would be even better…
A “war” of military posturing, threats and suspension of trade is possible.
Preparations are already underway, and numerous steps have been taken to stop transfer of critical products to China.
According to the ministry, Russian troops destroyed 48 tanks, 46 infantry fighting vehicles, 37 other armored combat vehicles,
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