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Should US try to restore its absolute domination in the World? It is possible?

Should US try to restore its absolute domination in the World? It is possible?

  • Yes, no doubt and soon the USA will be absolute dominant force.

    Votes: 10 25.6%
  • US should try but it is a very hard task that requires much time

    Votes: 7 17.9%
  • Rather should but hardly it is possible

    Votes: 3 7.7%
  • US absolte domination is in the past and it is better not to spend resource for this hopeless task.

    Votes: 19 48.7%

  • Total voters
    39
#1
Russia, China seeking veto power on their periphery: Defence Secretary James Mattis
Defence Secretary James Mattis has said....
"For decades, the US has enjoyed uncontested or dominant superiority in every operating domain or realm. We could generally deploy our forces when we wanted, assemble them where we wanted and operate how we wanted. Today, every operating domain; outer space, air, sea, undersea, land and cyberspace is contested,"
"We must look reality in the eye. Russia and China are seeking veto power over the economic, diplomatic and security decisions on their periphery," Mattis said.
There are two important questions in this context:
1. Should US try to restore its absolute domination in the World?
2. If yes then is it a realistic task? Is it possible?

http://thehill.com/policy/defense/3...d-show-russia-trying-to-break-world-alliances
“I think a disruption of the international order is something that Russia, in a shortsighted way, thinks works to their benefit,” Mattis responded during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. “I think it does not, but I can't speak for them. I think what you're seeing here, though, is the continued prevalence of threats, not just to our own country, not just the Western Europe democracies, but they're trying to break any kind of multilateral alliance, I think, that is a stabilizing influence in the world.”
What do you think 'the international order' does mean from point of view of mr.Mattis?
 
#2
Should propaganda dogs stay in St Petersburg spewing putin's lies, or should they hit the streets in protest? Should Russia try democracy? Should Russia stop invading their neighbours? So many questions...... should Russia overthrow Tsar Vlad and give-up his dreams of a NovoCCCP? When are the Russian people actually going to benefit from their country's vast resource wealth? When will putin's kleptocracy collapse?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/26/...hodorkovsky-putin-opponent-protests.html?_r=0
 
#3
(1) Should propaganda dogs stay in St Petersburg spewing putin's lies, or should they hit the streets in protest? (2) Should Russia try democracy? (3) Should Russia stop invading their neighbours? So many questions...... (4) should Russia overthrow Tsar Vlad and give-up his dreams of a NovoCCCP? (5) When are the Russian people actually going to benefit from their country's vast resource wealth? (6) When will putin's kleptocracy collapse?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/26/...hodorkovsky-putin-opponent-protests.html?_r=0
1) It is a universal situation applicable to any country. It is a personal choice - to serve Big Money that in any country own it and rule it, try to change the situation, try to protest or merely to live, work, enjoy life, care about children...
2) Yes, it should.
3) If other countries would stop invasions around the World would withdraw troops from captured, annexed territories then Russia would have to follow this example. Russia will not make any unilateral steps in this context.
4) President, new natioanl leader should be elected, not come to power as a result of a coup. Coups is a wrong method anyway.
5) I wish it will happen as soon as possible. Alas the Big Money that are at power in Russia have too big power not to allow it and alas just a few oligarchs will continue to control vast Russian resources.
6) Alas, not in the near future but I blieve it will happen.
 
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#5
The poor old propaganda dogs, given a list of topics to whip-up anti-American sentiment while distracting attention away from the crimes of putin's Russia, they still fail, it's a good job the KGB's aren't paid by result......if only Russia would concentrate as many resources on the welfare of its own people as it does petty showmanship trying to strut the world stage in an effort to over-compensate for vlad's SMS......ah well, maybe in the next life
 
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#6
Should we believe that the world is flat, that 20 million did not die in the Gulags under Stalin, that man never stepped on the moon and it was a big scam, and is the moon made of cheese?

So many important questions. So few answers.
 
#9
(...) There are two important questions in this context:
1. Should US try to restore its absolute domination in the World?
2. If yes then is it a realistic task? Is it possible?
(...)
What do you think 'the international order' does mean from point of view of mr.Mattis?
  1. What are your opinions on these three questions?
  2. Do you think the US ever really had the sort of "absolute domination" that Mattis claimed had existed, or are his arguments simply a rhetorical device?
  3. What implications do you think the rapid economic growth in east and south Asia will have for the global balance of power?
 
#10
........and don't forget the cheese, I'm sick of ex-Soviet Union knock-off Edam......100 years since they murdered the Tsar and still no decent cheddar...... In the words of Major Killgor "Feckin' savages"

I'll even take 'cheese possesed'
 
#11
I dare to disagree.
The movement from unipolar to multipolar World is the main geopolitical process now. Almost all important political events this or that way are connected to or influenced by it.
Importance of the theme is unquestionable even if the thread is opened by your obedient servant.
 
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#12
I dare to disagree.
The movement from unipolar to multipolar World is the main geopolitical process now. Almost all important political event this or that way are connected to or influenced by it.
Importance of the theme is unquestionable even if the thread is opened by your obedient servant.
Did you actually read this post back before you posted it?
 
#13
(1) What do you mean restore? (2) They already are no1, you know it, I know it, Putin knows it, the meerkats know it.
1) Restoration of geopolitical configuration on the World stage that existed in 90's and early 2000's.
2) Yes, still number 1 but the USA are losing the status of the only superpower - military, economically.
 
#14
.......KGB's protests do not address the issue at hand, (as usual) Why does Eastern Europe (especially ex-Soviet vassal states) make such crap cheese? Russia however goes one step further, it's the land of illegal cheeses where they have to actively ban outside dairy products so they can unload their Soviet war-stock surplus on an unimpressed public ....

Russia declares war on cheese - CNN.com
 
#19
  1. What are your opinions on these three questions?
  2. Do you think the US ever really had the sort of "absolute domination" that Mattis claimed had existed, or are his arguments simply a rhetorical device?
  3. What implications do you think the rapid economic growth in east and south Asia will have for the global balance of power?
1.1. It is senseless to try to restore the level of US domination existed in 90's because
1.2. For many reasons it is hardly possible.
1.3. The 'World order' is a term that US politicians use to denote their right to establish rules on the World stage, their right to be global decision makers.
2. It was not absolute domination but quite close to it at least in many important parts of the World. It would be oversimplification to regard it as merely rhetorics. They are not just words but declaration of political strategy. I understand it this way.
3. It is rather conservative process that could affect global balace of power only decades later. Economical might itself without military capabilities is not important in the context of global balance of power. Let's recall how Saddam captured wealthy Kuwait within hours.
 

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