zyrktec wrote:> Is it possible for America to be on the verge of a two stage
> crisis war?
> I haven't read all your posts only a few at this point. I have
> been trying to absorb all the information and fit it into the
> present day trends taking place. it seems probable for America to
> be on the verge of a very bloody civil war, esp. if the economy
> completely tanks. the feel of the average Americans mood is angry
> and resentful at the government. what crept into my thinking is
> 'what if' America does descend into civil war and other regions of
> the world also descend into crisis conflicts at the same time? I
> am thinking the Caspian region, perhaps China internally. intense
> regional conflicts flaring up and spreading like wildfires. with
> America consumed by its own conflict could this expand into a
> global war? what starts out as a civil war is interfered with by
> outside powers and it expands to a global war?
zyrktec wrote:> the other question I have is: can there be a crisis war in which
> one of the antagonists is a loosely knit group or network of
> combatants that are not from within a nation and have no nation
> base they are fighting from? I am thinking about the recent
> Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Israel used extreme brutality on the
> civilian population. Is it possible for Muslims to form a union of
> hatred for Israel and launch a war against them without being an
> army from another nation? it would essentially be Hezbollah or
> something like it launching an attack against Israel.
Crisis civil wars require a fault line along religious, ethnic or
similar lines. The fact that people are angry at each other doesn't
mean that a civil war is about to break out. There is a major fault
line between Yanks and Latinos, and the expected new Mexican
Revolution is expected to spill over into the US.
It is too simple ... and of course - not quite correct.
A civil war - could have actually even more different reasons.
The simplest is - so called - "ideological".
(For example - Spain civil war)
Your (USA) civil war is perhaps also some kind of "ideological" too. (nothing to do with "religious or ethnic lines")
"Ideological" means that there are different views on same thing from two (or more) groups of people.
EACH country (exactly as EACH group of people) - could have it...
Simpler as this - it can not be...
it seems probable for America to be on the verge of a very bloody civil war, esp. if the economy completely tanks. the feel of the average Americans mood is angry and resentful at the government.
just forget to say something regarding your statement about "terrorism".
Personally, I think that Americans need not to be afraid about terrorism.
Namely, the biggest terrorist on the Planet IS - the United States of America.
I.E. even if this state terrorized own citizen as well - it mostly terrorized the rest of the world.
Chim Richalds wrote:It is too simple ... and of course - not quite correct.
Actually it is correct, and not simple.
I believe you are from Austria. I can think of one of your famous citizens who did a pretty good job of terrorizing the world back in the 1930's and 40's.
The U.S. rebuilt the world after world war II and has done a great deal of good in this world and for this world. You have no basis for accusing the US of "terrorism". While religious zealots are strapping bombs on their bodies and killing small babies without that slightest guilt, US soldiers are dying protecting civilians. This has happened around the world for decades - because remember that even in times of peace, you always had military accidents that took the lives of the men and women who serve in the US military.
The US has it's faults, but your criticism defies reason.
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