On Friday, Kremlin advisor S Yu Glazyev told us:
The more aggressive the Americans are, the sooner they’ll see the final collapse of the dollar. The only way for victims of American aggression to stop this belligerence is to get rid of the dollar. As soon as China and we are through with the dollar, it’ll be the end of the USA’s military might. Donald Trump is doing what the ruling élite expects him to do. I had no illusions about him, that he would change policy. Firstly, America’s aggressiveness in the world is rooted in an aspiration to preserve America’s hegemony in a situation where they’ve already ceded leadership in the economy to China. The USA has no tool to make all others use the dollar other than a truncheon. They indulge in a hybrid war with the entire world, to shift the burden of their debts onto other countries, to limit all to the dollar, and weaken territories they can’t control. In this context, one can see anti-Russian hysteria and the growing Russophobia as a long-term factor linked with the specific interests of the USA’s ruling élite. In objective terms, they conduct a global hybrid war, and in subjective terms, they aim this war against us. More to it, as it always happens when a global leader changes, the war is for control over rim-land nations. In the period of World War I and World War II, Britain was an antagonist in a bid to keep its global leadership. Now, the USA is doing the same. Moreover, Trump expresses these interests.
21 April 2017