World War III’s newest battlefield: How an incident in the Arctic could be the spark for Armageddon 

In early March, an estimated 7,500 American combat troops will travel to Norway to join thousands of soldiers from other NATO countries in a massive mock battle with imagined invading forces from Russia. In this futuristic simulated engagement—it goes by the name of Exercise Cold Response 2020—allie

Source: World War III’s newest battlefield: How an incident in the Arctic could be the spark for Armageddon – Alternet.org

 The US could achieve a new global position by leading the way beyond capitalism…

China, whatever its geopolitical rise, is so flawed as a communist system as to be a hopeless contradiction…the US could, however seemingly imaginary the possibility, lead the way through the crisis planetary destruction by creating a path to postcapitalism…Our DMNC model, however up in the air, is concrete enough to suggest a way, one that doesn’t get stuck in the muddle of chinese political idiocy (but the chinese could take the same path with its own version done right…)

The importance of this cannot be overemphasized. It is, quite possibly, life-and-death for the planet… Mark Twain once commented, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”

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