FAST FIVE: What Comes After Trump – World War III?
Syrian territory in its entirety is now under the control of Damascus; Iran has established enough deterrents not to be attacked; Pyongyang continues in its negotiations with Washington as the reunification of the two Koreas continues along; the Bolivarian revolution still lives on in Venezuela.
The answer to that is zero, with the Trump presidency only serving to remind us how every administration remains under the control of the military, industrial, spy and media apparatus, expressed in liberal and neocon ideologies.
I wrote an article in 2016 dismissing the possibility of a nuclear war as absurd and impossible.
The Internet will hardly continue to be free, and even if it were to continue in its current state, the ability to offer counter-narratives will be limited by a lack of advertising revenue to expand businesses and reach more people for independent media platforms.
The S-500 systems will be scattered throughout Russia (and presumably also in China and Belarus), armed with hypersonic interceptors.