Why wouldn’t they do this in this “dog eat dog” world? How sad that there are no good guys in this struggle! We the people suffer while these egomaniacal leaders fight for their “Spheres of Influence!” Nothing has changed for millennia! Humans ( mostly men) have learned nothing! Greeks, Romans, Ottomans, The British Empire, Pax Americana are all the same! It is about Power, not about Peace or Justice!😣😖😭😢

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The curious logic behind the manifold forms of defensive war is they are all predicated on something our "leaders" would do were they in the position of our "enemies".

Whether it's Putin's invasion of Ukraine or Nunn Lugar "threat reduction", the level of projection required to justify these efforts is both astounding and terrifying.

We are governed by psychopaths.

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