It is very difficult to believe how the foreign policy moves of a declining empire could be so consistently short-sighted.
Sanctions on Russia have led to increasing cooperation between China and Russia as well as an increase in Russian trade. Mordor’s insistence that Europe provide troops and money to Ukraine have resulted in some European rulers looking to China for help in getting out of their depression. Lastly, the Anglo-American Empire confiscating Russian and Venezuelan gold has resulted in the Global South’s skepticism in using the dollar.
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