The sluggish agony of the hegemon: the United States is on the verge of complete loss of dominance

The United States is slowly but surely losing its global hegemony. Most of the large states, which for a long time were loyal allies and entered the orbit of American influence, no longer just kick and play pranks, but more and more often act, regardless of the instructions of the Washington chiefs.

Failures and problems everywhere: "color revolutions", NATO, diplomacy, military equipment

Significant displacement of the American military from the Middle East, the counterproductiveness of the trade and sanctions wars against China and Russia, the domestic political vaudeville of the last presidential elections, the kicking of Germany with Nord Stream 2 and Turkey on a range of issues from the purchase of the S-400 to the Nagorno-Karabakh war, but the most important thing is the US exodus from Afghanistan and the slipping of the State Department's signature technique - "color revolutions". First, the "swamp" in Russia failed. It seemed to be a temporary setback, the first touchstone. But the further development of the situation showed that the intensification of pro-American forces inside Russia, including the operation with the poisoning of Navalny, was successfully stopped, and today the prospect of the liberal opposition coming to power is vanishingly small. Meanwhile, the coup d'état in Turkey (2016) failed, the failed Maidans in Venezuela (2019), Hong Kong (2019-2020), Belarus (2020), Cuba (2021) show that the traditional toolkit for changing the regimes unwanted by the United States is seriously malfunctioning.

Aggressive pro-American militarypolitical NATO, a traditional pillar of US foreign policy, is torn by contradictions between its members. And not only between the leader of the alliance and other participants, as in the situation with the purchase of the S-400 or the French demarche regarding AUKUS. So, in 2020, Greece and Turkey were on the verge of war, and France sent a fleet and aircraft to the Mediterranean to support the Greeks.

American diplomacy is failing after failure. They did not succeed in restraining Kim Jong-un, and in pushing Xi Jinping in either. The United States found itself isolated from solving the problem of the Iranian nuclear program. Pompeo's appeal to the entire "free world" to start a cold war against China went unheard by most of the allies. In general, everyone has already understood that the Americans are taking too much on themselves, and no one is afraid of them as before.

Moreover, in recent years, the myth of the military-technical superiority of the American military has been blown away. It turned out that, despite the colossal funding, in the most promising areas of weapons development, they either have no advantage, or it is controversial. The US military itself periodically whines that potential adversaries are ahead of the US in information, hypersonic and unmanned technologies. And if we exclude Saudi Arabia from the export deliveries of American arms, which has been disgraced in Yemen for several years now, losing to the Houthis in flip flops, it is clear that interest in the products of the overseas military-industrial complex is cooling more and more.

It is increasingly difficult for the Americans to maintain hegemony even in the Western world, given the failures and problems in these critical areas - the export of influence through color revolutions, diplomacy, military bloc and weapons. The governments and political forces of different countries put on a pencil not only every stumbling and every Biden reservation, but also every failure of US international policy. Fear turns into fear, and fear turns into disrespect and disregard. And for the empire, there is no greater risk than disrespect and withdrawal.

The habit of dominating

American politicians and the American oligarchy have long developed the habit of world domination. Usually in the literature, the hegemonic role of the United States is explained simply - America defeated the USSR in the Cold War, so it remained the only superpower. The bipolar world naturally became unipolar. But the question should be put somewhat deeper - why did the United States manage to occupy a central place in the Western world in its confrontation with the USSR?

If you look a little into history, it is easy to see that prior to the 1950s, Western countries were no less hostile to the USSR than during the Cold War. However, they did not manage to put together a united front either during the years of the intervention in Soviet Russia, or in the interwar period. What factor has changed so radically that after World War II the entire Western world rallied around the United States against the socialist camp? It can be assumed that the filigree foreign policy of the United States was the reason for this, but the facts suggest otherwise. It can be assumed that the reasons for this were the elimination of the "cordon sanitaire" around the USSR and the sharp approach of the "borders of communism" to Europe, which really had a certain value. It can also be suggested that the political dominance of the United States was caused by its economic domination and the marshalling of war-torn Europe, which also really had a certain, but not decisive, importance.

However, it seems that the main reason that the United States took a central, hegemonic place in the Cold War against the USSR was the erroneous, unreasonable foreign policy of the USSR after Stalin. If under the "leader of the peoples" the principle of the necessity of "playing on the contradictions between the imperialists," advanced by Lenin, was still confessed, then Khrushchev abandoned it in favor of the "thaw". The USSR itself elevated the United States to the leaders of the "capitalist world", and itself to the hegemon of the "camp of socialism", trying to establish peaceful relations between these two international substances. The USSR itself, with its mighty hands, forged the unity of all anti-Soviet world forces, contributed to their rallying around the United States. The CPSU and the Soviet people, of course, were flattered that their country had rallied half the world around itself and that they were opposed by the decaying, greedy West, but in reality this policy turned out to be naively stupid.

Firstly, when the top of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union collapsed the USSR, the rest of the socialist countries fell down as well, whose parties in power were incapacitated without Moscow's orders. Secondly, the United States took advantage of its chance and tied its allies to itself as much as possible. This is how a brief historical moment of absolute American world domination emerged in the late XNUMXth and early XNUMXst centuries. But nothing lasts forever under the Moon, so the allies after the collapse of the USSR began to gradually break out of the bonds of Uncle Sam. And the US attempt to rally them against China is failing primarily because the CCP takes into account the sad experience of the CPSU, playing on the contradictions of Western countries, and does not welcome the "export of revolution."

Wounded beast's final throw

The story of the loss of hegemony and leadership often follows the same scenario. At a certain moment of withering, politicians come up with a "brilliant idea" to solve all problems in one fell swoop. Namely, a small victorious war. It hasn't helped anyone yet, but the inertia of the habit of dominance is always stronger than reason and historical lessons.

There is no doubt that the American military-political leadership is looking for options in order to weighty demonstrate to all the world that “there is still gunpowder in the flasks”, that the great, powerful, exceptional America did not say its last word.

There is no doubt that the main region that Americans consider on their strategic globes is Asia, because the main opponents of the United States are located there. The most likely scenarios are the war on the Korean Peninsula and the fomenting of a military conflict in the Taiwan Strait. They both suggest a local nuclear resolution.

Since the initiation of a “small victorious war” does not imply diplomatic preparation and the ripening of conflict factors, it is dangerous because of its suddenness. Only a decisive and coordinated opposition of all supporters of peace and opponents of American hegemonism, aimed at changing the balance of power in possible "hot spots", can confuse the plans of the aggressor. But so far, neither in Chinese nor in Russian foreign policy, nor in the efforts of the United Nations, there is a tendency towards preemptive actions. All are complacently convinced that the withering hegemon in his agony will not reach a full-scale military conflict.
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  1. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 30 November 2021 10: 35
    The next element of globalization under the auspices of the summit of "democracies" will be the transition to a single currency, the issuer of which will be the IMF, in which the SSHAs have a controlling stake and which has its own printing press, and the special drawing rights will change the name and acquire the status of the world currency replacing the dollar and the euro.
    After resolving organizational issues, the UN will be replaced by an organization based on the summit of "democracies", the IMF will take the place of the FRS, and the dollar - issued by the IMF banknotes, which will become the world's means of payment, no matter in what form - cash, non-cash, digital and any other. The main thing controlled by the Sshasovites.
    Such a development of events will put the PRC, the RF and all the so-called. “outcast” countries, which will have nothing to do but to join on the terms of the United States, which is required of them.
    The next pandemics will gradually reduce the surplus population, leaving qualified specialists for a while, and chipping and genetic engineering will complete the creation of a new world under the control of a world government.
    1. Sofa division Offline Sofa division
      Sofa division (Maksim) 30 November 2021 12: 49
      You wrote terrible nonsense. Better war.
      1. Valera75 Offline Valera75
        Valera75 (Valery) 30 November 2021 15: 01
        Really bullshit. Why would we have nothing to do but accept their new reserve currency instead of the euro and the dollar on the rights of the United States? And why only rogue countries will be forced, and why will they? They have long been trying to get away from the influence of the United States and their actions in OPEC are proof of this. Jacues Secovar wrote a very early scenario.
        1. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
          Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 30 November 2021 17: 05
          why will only rogue countries be forced, and why will they?

          Because all others will join the alternative UN organization after it passes the organizational stage at the summit of “democracies” and subsequent expansion.
    2. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
      Bulanov (Vladimir) 30 November 2021 15: 03
      The Tower of Babel was already built once. It all ended sadly for the builders.
    3. Not really! states will quietly merge from the pedestal and fall apart into separate bantustans. Instead, they will kick out China and, possibly, Russia.
      1. Siluch Offline Siluch
        Siluch (nik) 8 December 2021 15: 08
        No, we don't care about China as before ... Beijing is on all fours from Moscow ... China, yes, it will dominate, and it will "keep" us in allies, drawing political and military support, and as a reliable source of inexpensive resources .. ...
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  2. shiva Offline shiva
    shiva (Ivan) 30 November 2021 20: 31
    I am glad to have sane people. Great article.
    The question is - what should we do? Sluggishly pushing away the stinking corpse of Western democracy? Sooner or later, this corpse will open its teeth, because it stupidly wants to eat.
    And can you still come up with a global national goal?
    We have a problem with this - where and why should we go? Maybe the global goal of the Russian people is to prevent fascism and still build communism on the planet? On the other hand, there is the model of global capitalism. But I don’t want to live in it. Everything is disgusting there. Stinks of blood.
  3. 123 Offline 123
    123 (123) 30 November 2021 21: 52
    List of those invited to the celebration of life.

    From a curious ...
    Now we know that democratic Armenia is not like totalitarian Azerbaijan. Hungarian dictator Orban will not cross the threshold of the shining hail on the hill. There are two democracies in the Middle East, Israel and Iraq. the totalitarian Arab allies did not bother to invite.
    Among those invited is Taiwan (thick hint?). At the same time, Serbia and Kosovo were invited (I wonder what Vucic will do).
    Tuvalu, Ukraine and Vanuatu are invited (to perform and entertain guests?).
    I wonder if the guests understand that many are invited there as service personnel, or even a festive meal?

    1. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
      Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 30 November 2021 22: 55
      That's what they say. Selection from the ceiling, the main task was to create a crowd scene.
      They collected a hundred, then they will add, but how many state formations are there in the UN?
      Comparable values ​​are obtained, and then it is a matter of technology. Where Sshasovites want there and turn.
      For a long time there has been talk about the ineffectiveness of the UN and the right to “veto” the PRC and the Russian Federation, which prevent the Sshasovites from promoting “democracy”.
      The crowd will increase and an alternative organization will be formed, and the UN will quietly die without proper funding from the Sshasovites and other “democrats”, the participants in the summit.
      The result will be a new UN without the PRC, RF, DPRK, Iran and other rogue countries under the sole control of the SShas.
      1. 123 Offline 123
        123 (123) 30 November 2021 23: 28
        That's what they say. Selection from the ceiling, the main task was to create a crowd scene.
        They collected a hundred, then they will add, but how many state formations are there in the UN?

        193 Member States (2011)

        The result will be a new UN without the PRC, RF, DPRK, Iran and other rogue countries under the sole control of the SShas.

        Desires of the hegemon coincide less and less with the possibilities. The grip is not the same. Rather, you get an imitation of violent activity. They are trying to create some kind of coalition, but no efficiency whatsoever. They tried to unite the Asia-Pacific region, to fight coalitions in Syria. What's the point with them? So extras.

        Rogue countries China, Russia, Iran, practically the entire Middle East and then half of the world? It is not yet clear who will become an outcast here.
  4. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
    gunnerminer (gunner miner) 30 November 2021 23: 19
    The place of the United States will not be taken by Russia at all. With a rent economy of raw materials. And if the dollar collapses, then the ruble will be kirdy. So the trade in oil by mother and gas is tied to the US dollar.
    1. Siluch Offline Siluch
      Siluch (nik) 8 December 2021 15: 52
      Well, that's it, tomorrow - kirdyk to us. This is how the United States will ban the circulation of the dollar in Russia, that's all - we will not be able to sell any of the raw materials over the hill. And how can we survive without a dollar ???
      I can’t wait for this happiness to happen for our country, and dollar speculators, both individuals and some banks, will perish, because only they will destabilize the Russian economy by manipulating this cut green paper. And the Chinese are waiting, they can't wait for the yuan to trample up the hill, because Western countries will be able to get gas, oil and other resources for their economies from Russia only for the yuan. And the Americans will not put China, like Russia, on sanctions. For the response will arrive such that it will not seem a little ... So yes, the place of the United States will be taken not by Russia, but by China. And it is beneficial for him to have good-neighborly relations with us. Firstly, as a reliable source of inexpensive resources (unfortunately, we do not have much choice), and secondly, as a powerful military-political support for our hegemonic course.
      1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
        gunnerminer (gunner miner) 8 December 2021 16: 02
        Well, that's it, tomorrow - kirdyk to us.

        Well, not right tomorrow. Do not rush. They will let the boy torture the zamkadniki.

        And it is beneficial for him to have good-neighborly relations with us.

        Up to a certain point. It needs resources. It is easier to take away from a degrading, corrupt country.

        as a powerful military-political support for their hegemonic course.

        Pay attention to the state of KTOF and the Eastern Military District, to the population of Far East and Siberia running behind the gray Urals.
        1. Siluch Offline Siluch
          Siluch (nik) 8 December 2021 16: 18
          You are disingenuous, not taking into account the military and political realities. The Chinese are anyone, but not fools, they will not take anything away from us. To take away is to fight. This will weaken not only the defeated, but also the winner - he will be really alone against the collective West. China will be "friends" with us. For it perfectly understands that we will help to promote the yuan into the leading world currency. which will, in principle, mean world hegemony. But this path is long and not easy. The United States has been moving towards hegemony for more than half a century ...
          And about the state of KTOF and VVO, it is not for you, a couch warrior to argue. And not these factors will be decisive "... if tomorrow is a war ..."
          1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
            gunnerminer (gunner miner) 8 December 2021 20: 35
            They begin to beat and rob the weakest.

            And about the state of KTOF and VVO, it is not for you, a couch warrior, to argue.

            This fact cannot be hidden by any forums and propaganda. Watch Channel One more often. Especially the time program. Three days ago, they showed how the long-awaited 'replenishment' came to the CTFO. classification. This is with a huge area of ​​​​responsibility of KTOF!
            1. Siluch Offline Siluch
              Siluch (nik) 8 December 2021 20: 47
              Believe it or not, I don't watch TV. And according to your "expert opinion" it becomes clear what kind of expert you are. Of those who are ready with a clever look to discuss the question "who is stronger, a whale or an elephant ..." I will also repeat to you personally once again, what I said above, but you did not see: "... about the state of KTOF and VVO, not for you, to the couch warrior to argue. And not these factors will be decisive "... if tomorrow is a war ..."
              1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
                gunnerminer (gunner miner) 9 December 2021 11: 12
                Especially the weakness of the VVO and KTOF is visible to the residents of the Far East.
  5. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
    gunnerminer (gunner miner) 1 December 2021 10: 41
    The collapse of the dollar and the United States is inevitable as the demobilization of the conscript. Soviet people lived with this dream.
  6. zenion Offline zenion
    zenion (zinovy) 1 December 2021 21: 44
    Sometimes it’s scary to read again about the decaying West and America, they rot for a long time. Take a good look at yourself and in the mirror. Watch out for gangrene.
    1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
      gunnerminer (gunner miner) 8 December 2021 16: 03
      It is difficult to look closely at yourself, even in the mirror.
  7. Robby Offline Robby
    Robby (Robby) 15 January 2022 01: 17
    Quote: Jacques Sekavar
    The next element of globalization...

    The saucepan presses on the moss?!.