Could US foreign policy be any more short-sighted or more ethically bankrupt? Locking themselves out of a trillion dollar market over $9 billion of stolen lucre.
Westerners like the Catholic Inquisition believe that the only path forward for humanity is our own path. I’m not sure what the West can offer to the world at this point besides selfishness and dysfunction.
The CIA and by extension the Pentagon have a full map at all times of what Taliban leaders say to one another when there is a cellphone anywhere within audio range.
Overhead in lab – Rat 1: “Hey, have you gotten your Covid jab yet?” Rat 2: “Nah, I’m waitin til the human trials are over”
Does it really make us more intelligent, wiser or more virtuous to stick our heads in the sands and ignore history?
I’m more concerned about all the lives lost first in conventional warfare and the massive exchange nuclear weapons certain to follow than empty stores.
After watching US imperialism in action close up for the last thirty years I shouldn’t be surprised or shocked by anything any more.
It’s not about money or comfort. It’s about power. Some people are sociopathic and what they require from life is neither happiness or joy.