The king ismore than the physical evidence of a strong and united government. If a king lacks the essential components of kingly behavior, and the authority that these traits embody, his subjects will, as Goneril and Regan demonstrate, turn increasingly to deception, treachery, and violence as a method of government.
Most Americans definitely know that. In fact, if there is one thing upon which both those who supported Trump and those who hate him with a passion can agree on, it would be that his election is a clear proof of a profound crisis I would argue that the election of Obama before also had, as one of its main causes, the very same systemic crisis.
When speaking of this crisis, most people will mention the deindustrialization, the drop in real income, the lack of well-paid jobs, healthcare, crime, immigration, pollution, education, and a myriad of other contributing factors. In this new book, Andrei Martianov not only comprehensively debunks this myth, he explains step by step how this myth was created and why it is collapsing now.
This is no small feat, especially in a relatively short book pages which is very well written and accessible to everyone, not just military specialists. Martyanov takes a systematic and step-by-step approach: He then discusses the role ideology and the Cold War played in further exacerbating the detachment of US leaders from reality.
That is not to say that the US military has not fought in many wars and won. It did, but in the words of Martyanov: Surely when America fought against a third-rate adversary it was possible to rain death from the skies, and then roll over its forces, if any remained by that time, with very little difficulty and casualties.
That will work in the future too against that type of adversary—similar in size and flimsiness of Iraqi Forces circa The main problem for the USA today is that there are very few of those third-rate adversaries left out there and that those who the USA is trying to bring to submission now are either near-peer or even peer adversaries.
Martyanov specifically lists the factors which make that kind of adversary so different from those the USA fought in the past: Modern adversaries have command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities equal to or better than the US ones.
Modern adversaries have electronic warfare capabilities equal to or better than the US ones Modern adversaries have weapon systems equal to or better than the US ones.
Modern adversaries have air defenses which greatly limit the effectiveness of US airpower. Modern adversaries have long-range subsonic, supersonic and hypersonic cruise missiles which present a huge threat to the USN, bases, staging areas and even the entire US mainland.
In the book, all these points are substantiated with numerous and specific examples which I am not repeating here for the sake of brevity. Still, one can live in an imaginary world only as long as reality does not come crashing in, be it in the form of criminally overpriced and useless weapon systems or in the form of painful military defeats.
This is as true for Israel as it is for the USA. Hence the loathing which western ruling elites always had for everything Russian.
In this book, Martyanov explains why, in spite of the absolutely catastrophic s, the Russians succeeded in developing a modern and highly capable combat force in a record time. There are two main reasons for this:A collection of scholarly works about individual liberty and free markets. A project of Liberty Fund, Inc.
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Losing Weight COM/ Effective Essay Writing (AXIA) Struggling with the issues of weight loss and living a healthier lifestyle. Losing weight could be a short term goal, but the main idea is to eat and maintain a healthier lifestyle. [This article was written for the Unz Review] The fact that the USA is facing a profound crisis, possibly the worst one in its history, is accepted by most observers, except maybe the most delusional ones.
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