PUTIN’S OPEN LETTER PRIOR TO HIS STATE VISIT TO CHINAJune 30, 2012
Yesterday I took note of the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Hu Jintao. Today I want to draw your attention to Mr. Putin's open letter:
In reading this letter, I am dismayed, not so much for what Mr. Putin says, but for how he, or his writers, or both, say it. One can, as I pointed out on one other occasion on this site when I drew attention to one of Mr. Putin's "open letters", see in the writing a higher quality of diction and address and analysis than one can imagine one of our own leaders, especially in the United States or Canada, using. Mr. Putin's diction is clear, concise, and to a certain extent, elevated. Sure, Mr. Putin is "playing to the crowd" as any politician does, but there's some substance here as well, and it's more than the bland pudding served up by the sock puppets in American politics.
Consider, for example, these little bombshells and their implications:
- "Naturally, current international affairs will be on the upcoming visit’s agenda. They include strategic stability, disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and countering the threats and challenges to sustainable development, and our peoples’ lives and wellbeing, including terrorism, separatism, organised crime, and illegal migration. "(Emphasis added)
- "Russia and China share very similar positions on all of these issues, positions based on the principles of responsibility, commitment to the basic values of international law, and unconditional mutual respect for each other’s interests. This makes it easy for us to find a common language, develop common tactics and strategies, and make a constructive contribution to international discussions on the most serious issues we face today, whether the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, the problems in Syria and Afghanistan, or the Korean Peninsula and Iranian nuclear programme issues."
- "The SCO has brought much that is new and useful to global politics. Above all, it offers a partnership model based on genuine equality between all participants, mutual trust, mutual respect for each people’s sovereign and independent choice, and for each country’s culture, values, traditions, and desire for common development. This philosophy best embodies what I consider to be the only viable principles for international relations in a multipolar world."
- "The SCO was established as an organisation tasked with ensuring stability and security across the vast Eurasian continent. We think that any attempts by other countries to pursue unilateral action in the SCO’s region of responsibility would be counterproductive."
Now, if all that wasn't clear enough, it means that the era of Zbgnw Brzznk's "unipolar, one super-power-post-Soviet" world is over, and Mr. Putin spells this out in no uncertain terms at the beginning of his letter:
"The main thing is that all clear-headed politicians and experts in economics and international relations realise that it is not possible to set the global agenda today behind Russia’s and China’s backs and without taking their interests into account. Such is the geopolitical reality of the twenty-first century."
Mr. Putin, in other words, has re-emerged (actually, he never left), center stage in world politics and is signaling very clearly to the psychopaths and sociopaths of the western elite that they are embarking on a very dangerous course.
We may best summarize this, perhaps, in other terms. The cold war is indeed over, or at least, Act One of it was. But the psychopaths in the West allowed themselves to be deluded by the vision of a unipolar western world clustered around projections of American power into the Eurasian heartland in the name of a "war on terror." But the Shanghai Accords were forged precisely as a cold-blooded geopolitical calculation and response to that world view. In the process, old friends - Brazil chief among them - have gravitated more and more to that orbit.
It is a multi-polar world, and whatever else one may say about Mr. Putin - who interjects all the favorite globalist buzz words into his letter, sustainability, proliferation, drug war, terrorism, UN - he at least is serving notice that it is not all going to be run out of the City of London or the Wall Street/Washington complex. If his message wasn't clear enough to that complex beneath all the buzz words, then ponder these words very carefully:
"It is clear now that we must make quicker progress in moving over to using our national currencies to settle reciprocal trade, investment and other operations. This will also insure us against various currency risks and will strengthen the ruble and the yuan’s positions."
In other words, Mr Putin is signalling the near end of the US dollar as the world's reserve currency, and unfortunately for the psychopaths and sociopaths of the London-Wall Street-Washington complex, getting rid of Mr. Putin will require more than thinly disguised insurgents, staged false flag atrocities, or invasions. In short, Mr. Putin is not Qadaffi, Mubarek, or, for that matter, Saddam Hussein. Let's hope the sociopaths and psychopaths in "Wallashinglondonton" finally get it. (Kinda puts a dent in the diamond jubilee, doesn't it?)
See you on the flip side.