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What I want to do here is something a little different and look at some of the more political consequences of these latest revelations.
The first two of the five stages of grief: This is absolutely normal and will not last too long. However, it is worth looking into why exactly these revelations triggered such a powerful reaction as things are a little more complicated than might first appear.
First, a stunning revelation of sorts: Yes, it is true that the US nuclear arsenal is becoming increasingly antiquated, especially when compared with the Russian one and, yes, it is true that in an entire family of technologies the Russians are now clearly many years ahead of the USA.
But no, this does not mean that Russia could get away with a first strike against the USA neither could, for that matter, the USA could get away with a first strike against Russia.
First and foremost, his speech was a much-needed case of public psychotherapy. You could say that his intention was to force the Empire to eventually enter the next, more constructive, three stages of grief: Bringing a sense of reality to a deeply delusional Empire The leaders of the Empire, along with their brainwashed ideological droneslive in a world completely detached from reality.
American power elites, the majority of whom have never served a day in uniform nor ever attended serious military academic institutions and whose expertise on serious military-technological and geopolitical issues is limited to a couple of seminars on nuclear weapons and, in the best case scenario, the efforts of the Congressional Research Service are simply not qualified to grasp the complexity, the nature, and application of military force.
They simply have no reference points. The fact that some many? US politicians realized, at least in the back of their minds, that their ABM systems would never truly protect the USA from a Russian counter-strike did not really matter because there were some uniquely US American psychological factors which made the notion of an ABM system irresistibly attractive: Frankly, I suspect that many most?
The various variations of the ABM fairy tale make it possible for US Americans to believe that the next war would be mostly fought by pressing buttons and relying on computers. Add to this a quasi-religious belief a dogma, really in the myth of American technological superiority and you understand that the Russian leaders began to realize that their US counterparts were gradually forgetting that they did have a bulls-eye painted on their backs.
So what Putin did is simply paint a few more, different ones, just to make sure that US leaders come back to reality. The Russian message to the US ruling elites was simple: To the warmongers at the Pentagon, the message was equally clear and tough: Simply put, you fight with dollars, we will fight with brains.
US propagandists, who love to speak about how Russia always uses huge numbers of unskilled soldiers and dumb but brutal weapons now have to deal with a paradigm which they are completely unfamiliar with: Nothing will change in the Empire of Illusions at least for the foreseeable future Speaking of bankruptcy.Academic writing addresses complex issues that require higher-order thinking skills applied to understanding the research problem [e.g., critical, reflective, logical, and creative thinking as opposed to, for example, descriptive or prescriptive thinking].
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