This is an old game, well orchestrated at various levels of influence, soft skills and hard military power to get what they want - anti-communism, energy resources, compliance and continued world domination by post-war victors.
Nevertheless, life is not as simple and the unexpected could spring up to unravel all the hard work. Unintended surprises that came out of Arab spring and the uncontrollable factors may challenge the . US withdrawal from Iraq is not enough to redeem past errors in strategic management and judgement in the name of pursuing high sounding democratic and humanistic goals.
The ultimate goal of the US is to take the resources of Africa and Middle East under military control to block economic growth in China and Russia, thus taking the whole of Eurasia under control, author and historian William F. Engdahl reveals.
This is a good read to follow up on :
Geopolitics and the Great Games
- Eric Walberg
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Good reason why General Liu is urging the leadership to rethink its flawed global investments.