AND THE KAISER WILHELM AWARD FOR THE MOST INEPT DIPLOMACY GOES ...
Over the past few weeks I've been occasionally blogging about the emergence of a new geopolitical reality that I've been calling "The Quadruple Entente," an understanding among the great powers of Asia of three principal realities: (1) China cannot be trusted; and (2) China cannot be trusted, especially under Mr. Xi; and (3) China cannot be trusted, because it is Communist. Obviously, all three propositions are related, but why it took everyone so long to figure out the last one is any sane person's guess. Think of it as Cuba, only on a much larger scale, with nukes, plenty of big dams that may or may not fail, virus problems, a problem with telling the truth, and, if recent banking loans collateralized by billions in fake gold bullion in the form of gold-wrapped tungsten bars are any indicator, a big economy that manages - without FASAB 56 regulations - to conduct its fraud right out in the open for everyone to see.
This Quadruple Entente, I've been urging, includes not just the "usual Big Three," i.e., the USA, Japan, and India, but Russia, which has its own very good reasons to be very skeptical of the "good intentions" of its big southern neighbor. And this situation has developed very quickly. Just a few years ago we were talking about BRICS; now, thanks to the Kaiser Wilhelm-esque diplomacy of Mr. Xi, China is being increasingly isolated due to its own swaggering and strutting. Granted, for most analysts out there, the fourth member of "the Quad" isn't Russia, but Australia, and for the most part that's true, except for the Great Powers part. Australia is not a great power (at least, not right now) and, like it or not, Putin's Russia still is.
But now you can add another country to the growing list of major players that has decided to put the brakes to its China trade: Germany, according to this article shared by L.G.L.R.:
Germany ends China honeymoon with new Indo-Pacific strategy
What's incredibly intriguing here is that this story is being reported by a Japanese source, for reasons that will be obvious to anyone who has been following my blogging on this topic. But there's something even more interesting in this article. To give that "something" a little context, note the point about technology transfer:
After years of shaping its Asian strategy around China, Germany has made a sharp break and will focus instead on stronger partnerships with democracies in the region such as Japan and South Korea to promote the rule of law.
The shift comes as part of a rising sense of alarm throughout Europe about economic dependence on China and the country's track record on human rights.
"We want to help shape [the future global order] so that it is based on rules and international cooperation, not on the law of the strong," German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Sept. 2. "That is why we have intensified cooperation with those countries that share our democratic and liberal values."
Germany that day adopted new policy guidelines covering the Indo-Pacific, stressing the importance of the rule of law and promoting open markets in the region. The strategy echoes the approach taken by France, as well as Japan, Australia and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
But economic growth has not opened the Chinese market as hoped. German companies operating there have been forced to hand over technology by China's government. Negotiations for an investment treaty between the European Union and China to address such issues have stalled, fueling concerns about becoming too economically dependent on Beijing.
This coincided with growing criticism of China's new national security law in Hong Kong and its detention centers for members of the Uighur Muslim minority, which in turn have led to increasing resistance in Germany to Merkel's pro-China policies.
German companies also have concerns about doing business and protecting their intellectual property in China, especially after Chinese appliance maker Midea Group bought German robot maker Kuka in late 2016.
And here comes that "interesting something":
Germany plans to work with France toward an EU-wide strategy on the Indo-Pacific. Berlin aims to boost its influence on the issue by having the entire bloc on its side.
It's that part about France that's intriguing, because if you've been following the emergence of The Quad, France is a major arms supplier, along with Russia, to - you guessed it - India, which as we saw earlier this week, is busily inking deals with Japan, extending lines of credit to Russia, and entering logistical support agreements not just with Japan, but with France. In other words, the "China card" has not worked out for Germany, and now it wants a piece of the other action, and even Mad Madam Merkel, in her lunacy, gets that. In other words, to the Quad you can now add both Germany and France to the list of "Major Interested Parties," and because of that, I strongly suspect, you will see both countries gradually turning away from the USA-led sanctions regime against Russia; after all, France has its own nice high-speed rail tech too, and Germany has a large pool of technology that would be of benefit to Quad members India and Japan, some of which is military.
So, this year's Kaiser Wilhelm II Award for the Most Inept Diplomacy goes to ...
...Mr. Xi Jinping of Beijing, China, who in a matter of a few short months of brilliant bungling, has managed to almost totally isolate his country... unless of course you're including paradisial Pakhistan.
See you on the flip side...
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Thank u for this! I love seeing this type of foreign policy analysis
Good summary, IMO, of why Russia and China don’t make good bedfellows:
“China and Russia’s coordinated policies in foreign affairs and economic endeavors belie deep-seated fissures that might well prevent their current period of cooperation from evolving into a sustained alliance.” (An understatement.)
Also if people expecting Russia get outgunned in a fight with china, again they are fooling around.
A WS 13 engine has a service life of 500 hours, and overhauling at every 50 years. While RD-93 has a service life of 4000 hours, and overhauling at every 800 hours. There SSBNs and SSNs are noisier than the Yankee class SSBNs.
Even Indian new gen SSBNs are light years ahead of China, because of technology transfer from Russia.
So it’s good to say “you are saying correct” to chinese, because never say to your enemies that you are making a mistake.
Its good if chinese believe in such propaganda, and think themselves superior. But dont become yourself a fool by believing that propaganda.
*At every 50 hours, not 50 years. My bad
It is good being patriotic, and calling best country in the world. But before getting into any conflict, one should know the realities of the game.
Sorry, but Australia is not a great power, neither india is, but I believe India is far far better than Australia, in actually fighting a long war. And because of several reasons for that. And I believe India is even better in Humar resources for R&D in weapon system.
There is no industrial strength in Australia, to back Australia, there is nothing. There is no actual battle hardened Forces in Australia. By deploying in ISAF to deploy somewhere to protect Kabul doesnt bring combat experience. Australian forces are shit, you like it or not. Furthur there is no ecosystem, to support the forces.
That’s why Australia spending 30 billion dollars just to build 6 submarines, which actually should cost 800 million for each boat.
But this is not about loosing the heart, its about what Australia now can do to improve & support its forces. And it should be based on logical choices, not like spending 5 billion dollars on each SSKs.
Furthur about Russia, indeed after the fall of USSR,severe deindustrialization happened in Russia. But they have not lost there human resource, which driving it to build Yasen or Borei. And high end products.
No other country in Asia capable to build similar type of boats, not even japan. If we think so, we are superior than Russia. We are only be fooling ourselves.
Arpit, it is somewhat unclear what you mean in stating “Australian forces are shit…there is no ecosystem, to support the forces”. Needless other than the objective of being clearly unpleasant. I am unaware if your knowledge of Australian involvement in armed conflict in recent decades, be it conventional or asymmetric is limited to Afghanistan. In which case it is pretty limited. I’m not going to embark on MFB’s practice of an abbreviated, annotated and aggrandised history accompanied by some questionable and imprecise/ out of context references to links.
Strawberries and cucumbers mate. What I will point out however is that Australia’s defence strategy is about largely preventing an enemy actually getting to the mainland. Hence the focus on advanced detection, the air and naval components of these forces. We simply never have let relations with neighbours get so out of hand for decades on end such as to end up with friends like Pakistan and China next door. Consequently not the “…battle hardened Forces” with immense experience and probably trauma of prolonged staring at their others over no mans land, to which I assume you refer.
I don’t know about all of India, though in some parts given the threat of separatist terrorists, having to get frisked and go through metal detectors to eat at Mc Donalds (?) What a defence success story given the experience of those intermittent wars, clashes and disputes with Pakistan, China and regular separatist terrorism.
When just after a decade a force trying to replace there Tiger helicopters and unable to operationalize it, the force is shit. You can accept it or reject it, that’s upto you. I am not a citizen of Australia, but it is better to analyze your shortcomings beforehand and not after going into war, and getting severely punished for that.
As for india, I am no big fan of indian forces, the mordern age battlefield is net centric, air force centric with theater commands and jointmanship. While Indian forces still build war plans like its Vietnam war. Furthermore, Indian Army refused to learn from past mistakes.
And as for asymmetric, buddy australian forces don’t even seen asymmetric war, all the main fighting in Southern Afg and places like Badakshan done by US & British forces. So dont tell me how Australia done COIN Ops.
So, dont fool yourself, yeah it’s good for propaganda and morale to say, we stronk, we going to capture Beijing.
But inside, one should know realities and shortcomings, and how to improve those.
And as for Australia living happily ever after with there neighbours, Belgium was living was ever after.
No one ask Australia’s opinion for fighting a war, but it going to get dragged, guaranteed.
*belgium was living happily ever after
Arpit, I was not personally aware of the issues with European helicopters. Sure, functional and reliable equipment does help in conflict situations. I imagine Hitler’s war in Russia may have concluded very differently if it were not for the lack of spare parts for Tiger and Panther tanks. Given the frequency of machine part and track failures due to all that steppe dust.
If a “shit” military is defined by delays in operationalising equipment and cost blow outs in development and deployment, wouldn’t the US military take the cake(?) The joint-strike fighter for example. Then there is the regular sums of defence money that seem to ‘disappear’, the most well known example being the 2.3 trillion announced by Rumsfeld the day prior to 9/11.
Perhaps you are thinking something else when you refer to asymmetric warfare and counter-intelligence operations. Australia has had involvement in the above dating to prior to the existence of the CIA and the OSS prior to them. The better known example would be ASIO’s activities in Timor and the Indonesian Archipelago in WWII. Z-force was one branch whose speciality was blowing up anything of logistic value ( railways, fuel depots, docks, ships…), organising guerillas and targeted assassinations of Japanese officers/ locals assisting them.
As per the SAS and Commando regiments’ long term operations in Afghanistan, well what would you call them (?)
Regarding Belgium. Whether you are referring to the first or second world war, the country just happens to offer the easiest access to France if the belligerent is Germany. Whether a lasse-faire geopolicital attitude/ complacency toward potential aggression was the case or not, I doubt either that would have changed their fate. I am unsure how either of the above relate to Australia and a hypothetical future conflict with any other country.
I neither agree that a China containment war is fait accompli or that Australia would be drawn into such a hypothetical scenario. I can see how people may think that given the voluminous anti-China material that for example Fox News and U-tube seem to feature heavily these days. Pretty much the modern version of this stuff;
You little bit also touched about Indian law & order. Indian law & order is a joke, police is heavily politicized, and no one want to do reforms.
Yeah you are correct, indian law & order is shit, I am not going to defend the indefensible.
“I’m not going to embark on MFB’s practice of an abbreviated, annotated and aggrandised history accompanied by some questionable and imprecise/ out of context references to links.”
-That’s a bit rough…. it is an internet forum…..
“What I will point out however is that Australia’s defence strategy is about largely preventing an enemy actually getting to the mainland. Hence the focus on advanced detection, the air and naval components of these forces. We simply never have let relations with neighbours get so out of hand for decades on end such as to end up with friends like Pakistan and China next door.”
-Spot on. Though Indonesia has been a prickly ‘friend’ at times. Currently though, the ‘forward defence’ vs ‘defence of Australia’ dichotomy is now being significantly questioned due to the rise of China and the fade of American power (aka weird politics rather than military weakness) in this part of the world.
I think HD you made an interesting remark about ‘higher tech’ and nukes becoming the hand-me-down weapons for lesser powers in another thread. proliferation and ‘deterrence’ could be the gaol cell for ‘middle powers’ as means of control for global elites/TPTB etc etc…..
“There is no industrial strength in Australia, to back Australia, there is nothing.”
“There is no actual battle hardened Forces in Australia.”
-You are kidding right? Australian special forces (SASR) are probably the highest rotations SPs in the world at the moment.
“Australian forces are shit, you like it or not.”
-Must be why India sends its airforce and SPs to Australia to train..as does Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, US, UK etc
How well did India do against Pakistan recently? Not great. They could get GPS coords correct and dropped munitions on empty fields.
“That’s why Australia spending 30 billion dollars just to build 6 submarines, which actually should cost 800 million for each boat.”
-Try 12 French Shorten Barricuda (Attack class) subs worth $80 billion
“But they have not lost there human resource, which driving it to build Yasen or Borei. And high end products.”
-True. Though production is slow and the support network very limited.
“No other country in Asia capable to build similar type of boats, not even Japan.”
-Actually you don’t need to. Conventional powered subs are far quite than these. The Collins class (RAN) has snuck into Chinese ports, taken photos and captured SIGINT on many occasions. It has also infiltrated US battle groups on exercises and nailed capital ships. The Japanese Soryu is a formidable piece of kit mate-and they don’t have dodgy reactors!
“If we think so, we are superior than Russia. We are only be fooling ourselves.”
As I have said before, nukes are only one measure.
“…but Australia, and for the most part that’s true, except for the Great Powers part. Australia is not a great power (at least, not right now) and, like it or not, Putin’s Russia still is.”
Respectfully, by what measure?
When people do a deeper analysis between Australia and Russia, they will get a solid shock on how many metrics (most) Australia is greater than Russia in (and these metrics don’t include natural resource trades). Even for a country with 1/6th the population, Australia is far more capable than Russia.
Just ask the Russian navy and Airforce after their rather harrowing encounter with RAAF and RAN near PNG/Indonesia not long ago.
Granted Russia has an enormous nuclear capacity-which it can’t use. Granted a large armoured element -useless outside of Russia (same with China).
WW1 & 2 taught us one key lesson-size doesn’t count-cooperation does.
On another note, which country in the Pacific is the largest client of German military technology?
Of note, Australian strategic thinkers have already spotted the Russian/Australian opportunities in our neck of the woods:
By the OBVIOUS measures: (1) a thermonuclear power (2) able to project significant military force globally, or with the potential to do so (3) technological sophistication, (4) strategic depth… and on and on.
For what it’s worth, France & Spain are the greater non US weapons partners with Australia at the moment.
Respectfully though, what good are thermonuclear weapons if you can’t use them? I don’t think nukes are the obvious measure here….hence Pakistan or North Korea.
I could conceded a hidden weapons technology as has been discussed on Giza for a long time. However, that cat is out of the bag as well.
Also, I would seriously question Russia’s strategic depth outside of Russia’s immediate sphere.
China on the other hand is building strategic depth to project power globally in all domains at a frightening pace. For Russia to be in a ‘Quad/alliance with Western & Pacific nations’, Putin will need to show significant signs that Russia’s military industrial complex is concerned about China.
The Chinese are not playing a subtle game and care not for anything else except China first.
If China turns on Russia in a land/air conflict/trade war etc, then pound for pound the Russians will be outgunned except for their nuclear arsenal-which they won’t use.
To me, this is another example where the West (be they the banksters etc) have miscalculated like they did with Stalin and Hitler. Democracy didn’t happen with greater capitalism/materials in China….and now Houston we have a problem far greater than the Nazis posed.
I’ve been to China, seen the cities being rebuilt in days. Scary stuff.
As for technological sophistication, Australia and co are easily as, if not more advanced so again, cooperation is the key. Question is: what is the key cooperative ingredient?
It won’t be old world ideas.
India, Australia, NZ, the Pacific states are well versed in how those old ‘grand powers’ have operated and have all been screwed by them before (UK, France, etc). Nukes, 5th Gen tech, huge resources are all here unlike the ‘old days’ of Empires.
The game has to change now because the problem the ‘West’ hoped wouldn’t happen has and the old rules simply will not apply.
Obviously the Germans have finally realised what Australia, Canada, NZ have been saying for a while now.
I agree that Russia may play behind the scenes, but a fourth member of the Quad it is not. I can see the potential for Russia taking advantage of the China issue (increased weapons sales to India, Indonesia etc maybe a backdoor ‘agreement’ with Japan) and possibly a quiet concern that China ‘has gotten away from them), but Russia does not have any leverage politically, culturally, economically or really even strategically in this part of the world.
But what event/change would take China down and allow the Global master nuts to think they are still in control? For my mind it has to be something very left field as I don’t think the Chinese are mad enough to start a nuclear based engagement (or one that could evolve into one).
Anyway, interesting times and my own country is no longer living with the comfort of the ‘tyranny of distance’.
As well as space technology, gold holdings, natural gas reserves, and agricultural production.
^^ I was referring to Russia there.
True, though the same stands for Australia and some instances to a higher degree.
The question for Australia though is how best to use those resources.
The latest Kerry Cassidy interview by RDS is an excellent overview of the Total Picture!! Let’s talk about Frequency Wars & what “the fires” might be covering up. Perhaps there is some reason why all these people had to be evacuated???
Who is REALLY paying these arsonists???
I’m a Grandma who doesn’t know how to do links; sorry!!
Bullseye!!!! John!! 😉
IMO, we ARE in a multidimensional war at this point in time! The curtains are being pulled back to expose the deep, dark Underside!!!
This entire “happening” involves more than just what is going on on our Tiny Planet!! Have we entered another Galactic War…..or, is it even bigger than that???
Why the need to suddenly reveal to The Public what has been in use, probably, since WW II?! Are they preparing us for what we will soon see in the skies above us….like what the German woodcut describes?
All leaders on the planet seem infected and salivating over the technological posability to eradicate free will and make us a perfect dead drone.
No wonder those same leaders are vying and scheming themselves into crazy positions. Infighting must be at top peak. In the mean time how can the majority survive this?
Some country must be next on the rat-packs list, Russia shurely must be high on that list, it always is a top contender for elimination.
They [The Party] are opportunists as much as they’re thieves. There’s even some hint of the same in their interpretations making any one-sided discussion a multitude of opportunities if they get the chance or the other side lets down their guard in unfamiliar territory. The typical, ‘hide their intentions; bide their time; strike when they perceive themselves on higher ground’ kinds of tactics sort of strategy. The Party was pretty good at it, too, until they lost the element of surprise. It begs the question, “Will they ever retrieve that level of guile and stealth unknown to a perceived adversary they think is in their way of hegemony?” It’s certainly becoming a lesson to the rest concerned.
Australia keeps getting worse for a dread disease that’s less dangerous than traffic accidents.
That’s a beat up mate. Lefties trying to make a few small incidents where disobedient idiots carry on into some major spectacle.
The cops here are pretty chilled.
UK Column News – 16th September 2020
The hoped-for daily Covid test, quoth BoJo, “gives you a kind of passport.” Could they be any more transparent?!
Speaking of Australia, UK, and Commonwealth, I’ve noticed over the years that the SPMOTU tend to use those countries as testing grounds for new forms of surveillance and tyranny. I still remember back when the UK was the first country to install widespread surveillance cameras on the streets. Today they’re everywhere. (Curiously, the surveillance never seems to help police catch big-time criminals or terrorists, like whoever pulled off the 7/7 attacks in London, which I remember well since I was living there when they happened. Sure wouldn’t go back today!)
My best guess is that the extreme and pervasive surveillance is used primarily to facilitate and cover up the real stuff and manufacture fake stuff.
Seems a lot of effort is required to unshackle from this mess.After all,kin of hard to reclaim your soul once you’ve sold it …..I refer to the selling of sovereign assets to the CCP over decades and the bending over by so many politicians to curry favor with their electorates who for the most part were and still are unable to see the forest for the trees.AS the frog eaters say”:Les carottes sont cuites.”
If Xi is incompetent I sure the CCP has someone to replace him. The question is when he or she will reveal themselves.
If China and Germany can’t play nice and China can’t high-speed-train goods to Western Europe via a new Silk Road, is the Kaiserreich or somebody thinking of establishing an India-Europe overland trade route instead? Possibly passing through Russia?
Me thinks, Germany got some fresh intel from China that their economy is not doing that great, hence M Merkel is trying weasel herself to the new Asian entente. On the top of everything they are trying to get on the good side of Trump and now questioning themselves about NSII. This will not make Putin happy. Not to mention that it looks like somebody brought them(Germany) Navalny on the silver platter.
Australia? Australia has gone full fascist and looks more like ChiComms than anywhere else; dragging people out of cars screaming, harrassing old ladies; police cuffing a young pregnant woman who wrote something on FB they didnt like and taking her to god knows where. Rumors that citizens who are not compliant are being taken to secret facilities. I fail to see how Australia is upholding the western democratic principles that the German refers to… Its seems entirely out of kilter. I dont see any real resistance to the China-led NWO global putsch… mayb Trump but he may simply be on the other side that is attempting to seize control of the same AI tech that ChiComms and Clinton-Swampington UK/US are trying to roll out…
On the tungsten gold thing – I noticed that one of the exposed underwriters was a Northern Trust company. Quite a history there of deep state shenanigans dating back to its founding including accumulating assets of foreign ‘aliens’ ie Tesla.
No it hasn’t Kaibosch. I’m an Australia and this is just nonsense.
Those people being dragged out of cars were deliberately defying the police who were simply asking for their details-why? Because these idiots were deliberately doing the wrong thing in an effort to get on social media.
These people were told not to leave a certain area and have deliberately defied these instructions because they somehow think they are more important than anyone else.
China cannot be trusted.
Nor, the USA or Israel.
China cannot be trusted under Xi.
Under the democratic party the USA becomes
the USSA FUBAR of trust.
China is communist.
USSA[Democrats] aren’t far behind.
China adopted the Western model of finance: fraud.
The initial domino that started the Chinese slide?
So, does this China becoming odd ball out have to do w/China not following the bouncing yellow ball tune of the NWO? Is China saying NO to all the NWO’s governments playing along w/covid184 Simon Says terms of agreement?
Is Germany[European Union}jumping through the NWO’s Simon Says, China hoop?
How can a nation promote Rule of Law under covid1984, w/contact tracing and FEMA-like camps?
Are China’s infamous social credit scores being adopted by other so-called free democracies?
Is the NWO running these new technological tools;
or, have they become a tool of the technologies?
Quite frankly, I can trust the TV-side of all these Nation States doing this for the good of all.
[In used car advertisements; they televise the good side of the car, not the other wrecked side.]
No doubt China is not a good guy either; in fact, much worse, as absolute power[xi, Emperor] absolutely corrupts.
But, these other covid1984 charlatans aren’t far behind in the tyrannical power curve.
Now, in WW11 Japan was cut off from oil. It was being forced to strike the U.S., giving us Pearl Harbor. Is China now being choked-off by similar strategies?
Yes, the Russia bad boy, is being replaced in total by China, Hence, U.S. sanctions against Russia, visa vie Germany/France, go by the wayside.
Was Xi approached to play
a key role in this covid1984 op?
Did he play along until … ?
Or, was covid1984’s role In China’s demise
the plan all along?
Xi stabbed by the NWO, in the back?
Does Xi need a war to take the heat off himself?
Is that the NWO play?
And the biological warfare infrastructures in place?
Give up all your freedoms for safety; in this NWO?
Countdown to freedom’s lockdown?
Our leaders are puppets on a string w/no spines.
“They don’t follow the rule of law” and “They don’t respect human rights” are just the same old, worn-out cover stories the West has been using for decades to justify war and sanctions. Translation: “You got markets/resources we want, and we’re gonna make you hand ’em over on our terms” or “We don’t like your gov’t, and we’re gonna get rid of it.” Honestly, who can believe this “rule of law” bluster when you look around the U.S. or Western Europe today?? The reason America is in such a dreadful state is precisely because our culture here, and those who govern us, have lost all respect for the rule of law.
Anyhow… I wonder, as you do, what’s up with China’s relationship to the NWO/PTB/SPMOTU. It’s really mysterious. I thought China was the model society to them. I suppose it still could be, as far as how China functions internally. All I can guess is the NWO crowd created a Chinese golem and, like Hitler, it got out of their control.
China’s not the sharing kind.[POWER]
let them eat bread..(and roundup)
“The country’s chief commodity forecaster recently lifted its wheat production forecasts for 2020-21 to 26.7 million tonnes, more than 75 per cent above the prior year’s level and the highest since Australia’s record 35.13 million tonnes in 2016 — 17.”
“Australia’s 10-year average is just over 24 million tonnes.
This year’s production could rise to as high as 30 million tonnes if export-focused Western Australia receives a good drenching in the next two months, said one Singapore-based trader at an international trading company that supplies Australian wheat to Asia.”
that said, i agree with his premises, and that is why I have tortured my body for 6 months growing (trying to) a plandemic garden. and that said, the commies will soon to come be rolling up through the locked farm gates to gatecrash my little abode, or starving neighbours.
Due to the drought, which is now breaking.
Rice isn’t a major industry here and most of it is imported from Vietnam…..who’s president was called by PM Morrison a few days ago to ensure supply wasn’t an issue.
Nothing to see here folks.
Now the Xi has thoroughly insulated his country technologically for a while, like North Korea, he may put his nation to sleep to build upon the stolen technologies they have acquired through their various treaties. China is not without its own intellectual powers: they have their own proven record of technological advancement. Xi’s problem is saving face, so let’s see if someone will give him that opportunity. But I love your choice for the Inept Award. I’d like to know the remainder of persons on your list.
Merkel and Barnier would be right up there, as well as Nuttyahoo (for his bomb cartoon at the UN)… I could go on and on.
You know, I was kidding, but thanks. There are so many candidates.
Well, for the record, the Chinese calendar declares 2020 to be the year of the rat. Yep. I see them all over the place! So, let’s inventory Apple dictionary for definitions galore:
1. a rodent that resembles a large mouse, typically having a pointed snout and a long, sparsely haired tail. Some kinds have become cosmopolitan and are sometimes responsible for transmitting diseases.
2. a person regarded as despicable, especially a man who has been deceitful or disloyal:
3. person who is associated with or frequents a specified place:
4. a pad used to give shape and fullness to a woman’s hair.
1, 2 and 3 are abundant. We see precedents all over the place for 2020: after all, the Chinese virus (or was it) has become the primary vector for spreading the mind-virus of fear of a plandemic to shut down a nation. Insert the people responsible for BLM and you have 3 specifically described. What about the 4th? It’s there. There’s no way to describe Biden in the Democrook ticket other than to be the pad giving shape to a woman’s hair.
Now, if Quad 4 and the EU are the cats, what happens if the rats take the US? WW3? (Or, I say, WW4 because I think the first WW was fought in the 18th century with Britain as the aggressor.) But, then again, what does history know?
As The Saker has pointed out, the US is not “agreement-capable” either.
Thumbs up! I love it!
Pope Nero-Caligula does overplay,
with imperial giant of clay,
as wild Saxon river
and downfall chant of hooray.
After perusing the different ‘governing systems’ being offered-up to the public, I have come to the conclusion that any of them could work – providing the Consciousness was high enough. On the other hand, lower Consciousness will corrupt/hobble ANY system…
So, I do not spend any time bragging/complaining over a given system. Instead, I devote any time/resources I have to trying to engage with Forces who can raise the Consciousness of the planet. If that occurs, it will be interesting to see how ‘governing systems’ sort out…
(On China isolating itself, I wrote an earlier comment: )
Thanks for the reminder.
I believe the consciousness on the planet IS rising. However, it isn’t following a Tolkien plot arc or Hollywood script. It is lumpy, messy, indeterminate, and can be pretty darned inconvenient. Oh, and it may be multi-dimensional. I don’t simply mean multiple vectors in this 3-D world. Sure, we’ve got all that. But there may be more. We’re asking a lot of folks as we challenge them (and ourselves) to awaken to their/our Soul nature. And yet, I believe we’re waking up.