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    From (Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research is a network of research institutes in Argentina, Brazil, India, and South Africa)

    Title : The United States Is Waging a New Cold War: A Socialist Perspective , September 2022
    By Vijay Prashad

    [...the United States has qualitatively escalated its military assault on the planet through the conflict in Ukraine.

    This war (Russia/Ukraine) is dangerous because it shows that the United States is willing to directly confront Russia, a major power (Russia possesses around 5977 nuclear weapons, while the United States has around 5428) , and that it is willing to escalate its conflict with China (which also has nuclear weapons) by “Ukrainizing” Taiwan...

    Henry Kissinger (former United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor)...indicated the great danger of escalation towards not only the establishment of a new iron curtain around Asia but perhaps open—and lethal—warfare between the West and Russia as well as China...]

    Title : What Is Propelling the United States into Increasing International Military Aggression?
    By John Ross

    [...Before the Ukraine War, the United States carried out military confrontations only against developing countries, which had far weaker armed forces and did not possess nuclear weapons: the bombing of Serbia in 1999, the invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 and of Iraq in 2003, and the bombing of Libya in 2011.

    However, the U.S. threat to extend the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) into Ukraine, which is the main cause of the war (Russia/Ukraine), represents something fundamentally different. The United States was aware that extending NATO into Ukraine would directly confront the national interests of Russia, a country with large military forces and an enormous nuclear arsenal. Though it would cross Russia’s red lines, the United States was ready to take this risk...]

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    Are we naturally destructive ?

    Wars/conflicts have been/are common , nature/environment destruction was/is also common , we are naturally selfish, greedy, and lazy to search/learn the whole story, which in many cases cause destructive results, ...

    ‘Humanity is dedicated to its own destruction’ – Noam Chomsky ( , Jan 2023

    Note : Avram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist

    [...“...climate change, the growing threat of nuclear war, and the degradation of the space for rational discourse — have become worse in the last year.”...]