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Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:22 am

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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Wed Jun 22, 2022 10:29 am

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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby yeniseri on Wed Jun 22, 2022 7:44 pm

As much as I am partial to Biden, he says and insinuates some arsewipe ideologies that goes against what he is supposed to represent.
1. He froze the Central Bank account(s) of the Afghan governemnt and this is what is causing their dire straits regarding the nutrition of the children, the requesitioning of drugs, etc. Not even his aides have told him that Afghanistan was NEVER responsible for 9/11,. This is some senile crap going on and more....
2. Biden made a statement claiming that US will not allow China to seek world wide "domination' (or words to that effect ??? ;D ) when in fact China is doing projects around the world that no one wants, or is willing to do/accomplish. We know corruption is the Rule of Law but despite that all nations have to right to self determination in their own interests, on their own merit. Attacking another nation as in the current Russian invasion of Ukraine is not part of that agenda when a nation violates the territorial integrity of another.

China is not a rival but again the Great RIchard Nixon started this impetus and USA agreed to use China for cheap labour and it surpassed, established and progressed with US support and back handed deals that made it what it is today!
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Wed Jun 22, 2022 8:18 pm

Attacking another nation as in the current Russian invasion of Ukraine is not part of that agenda when a nation violates the territorial integrity of another.



Did Cuba,,,have a right to its own territorial integrity...Or did it present an unacceptable threat when the USSR placed ICBMs on it.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74iAMskV68Y

Maybe Some might think Ukraine had it..

But then there is this..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2XNN0Yt6D8
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Wed Jun 22, 2022 8:26 pm


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmaakY-PIAc&t=2s


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ-MlCAfKTQ

"to abandon Taiwan would be to abandon democracy and freedom"

who's democracy, who's freedom ?



"my promise to the Taiwanese people. We are going to start making China, pay a greater price"

Says, the king.....US


seems like a reoccurring pattern...
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby Peacedog on Thu Jun 23, 2022 8:56 am

First, a disclaimer: I never worked China desk. So, I have no direct insight into intel governing that region.


I am now convinced that Taiwan has nuclear weapons, specifically high yield neutron bombs. These weapons would decimate any PRC invasion and wipe out cities on the mainland wholesale.

A careful reading of opensource reporting highly suggests this. Somewhere in the area of 20 devices that are probably deliverable using their highspeed, indigenously developed I might add, ballistic missile system.

This is why the PRC has never invaded and, probably, never will.

Invading Taiwan was always a political issue, not a security or economic one. The PRC could probably have pulled off a conventional maritime invasion, at a very high cost/casualty rate, previously, but they never did. And I strongly suspect Taiwanese nuclear weapons were the reason why. And if anyone knew for sure that Taiwan has these weapons...it would be PRC leadership.

IMO, Taiwan wiping an invasion fleet with one, or two, of these weapons would be a fatal event for PRC leadership. Let alone zapping a mainland city, or two, in retaliation.

A variety of reasons exist for why this isn't spoken about openly, but my suspicion is that the other nuclear powers don't want to encourage more countries to join the club.

The Ukraine invasion effectively pulled the band aid off the wound so to speak on this issue. Now anyone with a clear, and present danger, from a larger neighbor is going to want them. And Taiwan coming into the open about this would just create a rush to get them everywhere else.
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:01 am

Peacedog wrote:First, a disclaimer: I never worked China desk. So, I have no direct insight into intel governing that region.


I am now convinced that Taiwan has nuclear weapons, specifically high yield neutron bombs. These weapons would decimate any PRC invasion and wipe out cities on the mainland wholesale.

A careful reading of opensource reporting highly suggests this. Somewhere in the area of 20 devices that are probably deliverable using their highspeed, indigenously developed I might add, ballistic missile system.

This is why the PRC has never invaded and, probably, never will.

Invading Taiwan was always a political issue, not a security or economic one. The PRC could probably have pulled off a conventional maritime invasion, at a very high cost/casualty rate, previously, but they never did. And I strongly suspect Taiwanese nuclear weapons were the reason why. And if anyone knew for sure that Taiwan has these weapons...it would be PRC leadership.

IMO, Taiwan wiping an invasion fleet with one, or two, of these weapons would be a fatal event for PRC leadership. Let alone zapping a mainland city, or two, in retaliation.

A variety of reasons exist for why this isn't spoken about openly, but my suspicion is that the other nuclear powers don't want to encourage more countries to join the club.

The Ukraine invasion effectively pulled the band aid off the wound so to speak on this issue. Now anyone with a clear, and present danger, from a larger neighbor is going to want them. And Taiwan coming into the open about this would just create a rush to get them everywhere else.


If their is only 1 China.

Why would China, have to invade something that is already a part of it..

As to the rest... Sounds like a fantasy.

China, has not taken it over because it already controls it...
Kinda why the US as it always does is trying to destabilize it.

Like Ukraine,,,,and Russia....
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:04 am

IMO, Taiwan wiping an invasion fleet with one, or two, of these weapons would be a fatal event for PRC leadership. Let alone zapping a mainland city, or two, in retaliation.


;D

ok.....

Might update on what hypersonic weaponry is used for, and why it was developed.
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:12 am

The Ukraine invasion effectively pulled the band aid off the wound so to speak on this issue.

Now anyone with a clear, and present danger, from a larger neighbor is going to want them.
And Taiwan coming into the open about this would just create a rush to get them everywhere else.



And who is the arbitrator who determines who is allowed to have them or not.

Kind of like democracy and freedom no ?
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:35 am

The war in Ukraine has proven that the age of industrial warfare is still here. The massive consumption of equipment, vehicles and ammunition requires a large-scale industrial base for resupply – quantity still has a quality of its own. The mass scale combat has pitted 250,000 Ukrainian soldiers, together with 450,000 recently mobilised citizen soldiers against about 200,000 Russian and separatist troops. The effort to arm, feed and supply these armies is a monumental task. Ammunition resupply is particularly onerous. For Ukraine, compounding this task are Russian deep fires capabilities, which target Ukrainian military industry and transportation networks throughout the depth of the country. The Russian army has also suffered from Ukrainian cross-border attacks and acts of sabotage, but at a smaller scale.

The rate of ammunition and equipment consumption in Ukraine can only be sustained by a large-scale industrial base.

This reality should be a concrete warning to Western countries, who have scaled down military industrial capacity and sacrificed scale and effectiveness for efficiency.

This strategy relies on flawed assumptions about the future of war, and has been influenced by both the bureaucratic culture in Western governments and the legacy of low-intensity conflicts.

https://www.airforcemag.com/as-number-o ... tockpiles/

The US can't even produce enough "chip's" for cars....

one might look at

The core difference between lean and JIT is that lean focuses on the customer while JIT focuses on the business side of the manufacturing process.


So, to make it simple and memorable:

Lean manufacturing is a customer-centric philosophy.

JIT manufacturing is a business-centric philosophy.



China’s near monopoly on rare earth materials is an obvious challenge here.

Stinger missile production will not be completed until 2026, in part due to component shortages.

US reports on the defence industrial base have made it clear that ramping up production in war-time may be challenging, if not impossible, due to supply chain issues and a lack of trained personnel due to the degradation of the US manufacturing base.


https://www.rusi.org/explore-our-resear ... al-warfare


Russia, can you send the US more oil while we sanction you trying to destroy your economy, gas prices are getting pretty high here. ;D

China, we need more of your rare earth's and other materials to build our weaponry that we will use to go to war with you, can you help us out ;D
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby yeniseri on Thu Jun 23, 2022 2:37 pm

windwalker wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmaakY-PIAc&t=2s


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ-MlCAfKTQ

"to abandon Taiwan would be to abandon democracy and freedom"

who's democracy, who's freedom ?



"my promise to the Taiwanese people. We are going to start making China, pay a greater price"

Says, the king.....US


seems like a reoccurring pattern...


1. Cuba gave the Soviet Union permission to place ICBM because US was slow to "conquer" though its multinationals owned over 70% of Cuba.
I see clearly why China invaded Tibet..so that the claim of positioning could not be questioned and that appears to solidify its position despite the many misgivings of some political entities!
All nations have the rights of territorial integrity but as in nature small nations have rarely the arsenal to retaliate in kind to the oppressor. Ukraine does have it but it is no match for Russia and its proxies!

Even Graham is a 'wipe because it is well known that USA rarely keeps its promises to defend those who have assisted them in the past. The Hmong are one past example and Afghans, the current group who assisted US forces, are fighting hell and high water because of US policy and broken promises. As the indigenous US native stated, "they speak with "forked tongue"
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby windwalker on Thu Jun 23, 2022 4:13 pm

All nations have the rights of territorial integrity but as in nature small nations have rarely the arsenal to retaliate in kind to the oppressor. Ukraine does have it but it is no match for Russia and its proxies!


Interesting viewpoint.
In nature who are the oppressors?

A little confused, don’t you mean Ukraine is acting as a proxy?

Russia is acting in its own interest defending its societal and territorial integrity.
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby Bao on Fri Jun 24, 2022 2:19 am

yeniseri wrote:I see clearly why China invaded Tibet..so that the claim of positioning could not be questioned and that appears to solidify its position despite the many misgivings of some political entities!


Tibet has been a part of China for centuries, but in the the early 20th century, when Tibet was a self-ruling state, the Tibetans started to dream about a greater Tibet. They planned to get control over Chinese areas, as in Sichuan and other places. the 1930s. a civil war broke out in Tibet, the rebels who won were supported by the Great Britain who provided them weapons. Until 1949, Tibet was in a mess, fractions fighting. The communists really lost its temper when the tibetans invaded Chinese areas in order to take over them (this is a very little known fact which is mostly not mentioned in the history books). To secure the peace in Chinese controlled areas, Mao tried to first negotiate. But when Tibet didn't even show up for negotiations, Mao decided that there was no other choice than to annex Tibet.

When China took over Tibet, there were a couple of years of peace until the CIA started its Tibet program, meddling in politics, training rebels and giving them weapons.

"Washington, January 9, 1964"

SUBJECT
Review of Tibetan Operations
1. Summary—The CIA Tibetan Activity consists of political action, propaganda, and paramilitary activity. The purpose of the program at this stage is to keep the political concept of an autonomous Tibet alive within Tibet and among foreign nations,

Previous operations had gone to support isolated Tibetan resistance groups within Tibet and to the creation of a paramilitary force on the Nepal/Tibet border of approximately 2,000 men, 800 of whom were armed...

The cost of the Tibetan Program for FY 1964 can be summarized in approximate figures as follows:

a. Support of 2100 Tibetan guerrillas based in Nepal—$ 500,000
b. Subsidy to the Dalai Lama—$ 180,000
c.[1 line of source text not declassified] (equipment, transportation, installation, and operator training costs)—$ 225,000
d. Expenses of covert training site in Colorado—$ 400,000
e. Tibet Houses in New York, Geneva, and [less than 1 line of source text not declassified] ( 1/2 year )—$ 75,000
f. Black air transportation of Tibetan trainees from Colorado to India—$ 185,000
g. Miscellaneous (operating expenses of [less than 1 line of source text not declassified] equipment and supplies to reconnaissance teams, caching program, air resupply—not overflights, preparation stages for agent network in Tibet, agent salaries, etc.)—$ 125,000
h. Educational program for 20 selected junior Tibetan officers— $ 45,000
Total—$ 1,735,000

https://history.state.gov/historicaldoc ... 68v30/d337

So the Dalai Lama received $ 180,000 of this money. Other documents show that the Dalai Lama received millions of dollars (in today's worth) directly from the CIA each year to put in his own pocket.

I wonder if Richard Gere, David Bowie and all of the Free Tibet people knew that the Dalai Lama was actually payed off by, and worked for, the CIA? :-\
Yeah, that's your tibetan holiness, a CIA puppet.

So right from the start, the Tibet conflict was a result of Western imperialism and meddling. The CIA program took over right after when Britain's meddling stopped. It's really their meddling which is responsible for all of the thousand of Tibetans deaths. As always, neither the USA or its allies care about how their actions. Just as they use Ukraine today as a proxy and don't care about thousands of civillian deaths, they used Tibet as a proxy against China from 1950 to the 1970s.

And what the CIA did to Tibet, is just the same as they did in Xinjiang. But just as with Tibet, the development of the areas, building infrastructure, fighting poverty and helping people to find ways to earn a living, has given people hope for the future and stopped radicalization.

]All nations have the rights of territorial integrity but as in nature small nations have rarely the arsenal to retaliate in kind to the oppressor. Ukraine does have it but it is no match for Russia and its proxies!


Ukraine's neo-nazi battalions were given weapons by, and were trained by, the NATO-countires for many years. Still they are no match for Russia whatever the NATO has sent them in this war. If the NATO countries didn't push this war it would naver have happened. And it would certainly not have continued for long if not the NATO countries continued sending weapons, pushing the war, creating more losses and more civillian deaths on both sides of the battle. Disgusting. Utterly disgusting.
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby Bao on Fri Jun 24, 2022 2:30 am

Smart guy...

Joseph E. Stiglitz: How the U.S. Could Lose the New Cold War

By Joseph E. Stiglitz (Nobel Prize Winner, economy)

The United States appears to have entered a new cold war with both China and Russia. And US leaders’ portrayal of the confrontation as one between democracy and authoritarianism fails the smell test, especially at a time when the same leaders are actively courting a systematic human-rights abuser like Saudi Arabia. Such hypocrisy suggests that it is at least partly global hegemony, not values, that is really at stake.

For two decades after the fall of the Iron Curtain, the US was clearly number one. But then came disastrously misguided wars in the Middle East, the 2008 financial crash, rising inequality, the opioid epidemic, and other crises that seemed to cast doubt on the superiority of America’s economic model. Moreover, between Donald Trump’s election, the attempted coup at the US Capitol, numerous mass shootings, a Republican Party bent on voter suppression, and the rise of conspiracy cults like QAnon, there is more than enough evidence to suggest that some aspects of American political and social life have become deeply pathological.

Of course, America does not want to be dethroned. But it is simply inevitable that China will outstrip the US economically, regardless of what official indicator one uses. ...'

...



Very good article, read all of it: https://scheerpost.com/2022/06/22/josep ... -cold-war/
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Re: Battle for US Hegemony Continues

Postby wiesiek on Fri Jun 24, 2022 2:51 am

arising and declining is how things on the Earth go...
our part is:
how to go thru "knots points" relatively untouched,
unfortunately, or not, last knot is our last stops here.
but
`cause
we are in nuke era now, individual "knot" takes much more broader meaning.
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