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Exit Strategies and Lies

With thanks to Batiushka, our writer

The End-Game

The US puppet regime in Kiev is staring defeat in the face. The Western elite’s attempt, led by the CIA and backed by the NATO vassals, to dismantle Russia through a coup in Russia’s soft underbelly in Kiev in 2014, has, as usual, failed. Why can the Western elite not simply accept that its particular Civilisation is NOT a global Civilisation? The disrespect and contempt of the West for, and indeed its ignorance and attempted devastation of, the Civilisations of ‘the Rest’ are simply not acceptable. The West is not Best. The Rest is Best. Join us in our great concert of Nations and Civilisations. Then you will see that you are just a small part of the whole, where you can, if you accept reality, take your rightful and modest place.

Yes, unlike in your virtual world, the real world is multicivilisational, that is, multipolar / polycentric. Only you in the West confusingly call your Civilisation ‘Democratic’, when it is not, but in fact is Oligarchic, directed by a tiny feudal elite, which controls politicians, the military, finance, the law and the media. Why the West practises this hypocrisy is its affair, not ours. You are a different Civilisation. We call our diverse Civilisations ‘National’: Russian (with its Russian Orthodox culture in fact under a Tsar), Chinese (its ruling Party is not Communist, but National and its leader is in fact an Emperor), Muslim, Hindu, African, Latin American, Japanese, Polynesian, because they are all belong to their National cultures. Just leave us alone and stop trying to palm off on us your failures, as you try to justify your millennium of arrogance and injustice.

Yes, the end-game is here: the many-times-over decimated armed forces of the Ukraine are offending and then collapsing, retreating or surrendering. True, having given up its absurd fantasy of Ukrainian victory, taking Crimea and marching through Moscow, the Western elite is still engaged in the ordinary fantasy of a ‘stalemate’ or ‘frozen conflict’ in the Ukraine, as an only half-lost war, as in Korea just seventy years ago. For the elite, this stalemate fantasy is still its best scenario, but in fact, as even some of the elite have understood, it is not a scenario at all, it is just wishful thinking. Therefore, the elite facing the failure of ‘secret talks’ with Moscow, is going to need what used to be called an escape route, a way out, or as their PR companies say nowadays, ‘an exit strategy’. They could find one from observing children.

Self-Justification

Based on a lot of experience, I would say that there are three sorts of excuses among children. Imagine the scene, a broken window, a ball is on the floor and three children are standing there, when the adult comes in. What do the three children perhaps say?

1. ‘I’m sorry, I did it’. Among children this does not often happen. Among adults it rarely happens. Among politicians it never happens.

2. ‘I didn’t do it on purpose’. This is the most frequent excuse given by children and it is often true. However, in the context of the nine-year old war against Russia, very aggressively promoted by the Western elite all along and publicly even to this day, and which forbade an imminent peace agreement in April 2022, this simply won’t wash. You did do it on purpose.

3. ‘It wasn’t me, it was him’. Finger-pointing and blame-shifting is what naughty children do. As for adults, they are still doing it as regards the causes of the First World War nearly 110 years afterwards. Politicians always do this. And this is what will happen and is already beginning now.

After all, how did the routs of the US in Vietnam and Afghanistan end? On both occasions the excuse was: ‘The troops we trained were no good. They didn’t have the courage of us Americans’. In reality, the South Vietnamese troops were brothers of the so-called ‘Vietcong’, the same patriotic resistance workers, just as the Afghan troops were brothers of the ‘Taliban’, the same patriotic resistance workers. Why would they kill their brothers?

They had only ever fought on the American side to get food, shelter, money and training, which they could then use to liberate themselves from the American invader and occupier, when they saw their chance. Why would local patriots be disloyal to their own country, families and loyal to the foreign aggressor? The Western world praises French Resistance fighters in World War Two (forgetting that they were nearly all Communists), so why not praise the Vietnamese or Afghan Resistance to the uninvited and murdering US occupier? Or do you naturally expect local people to betray their country, like the head of the UK MI6?

As regards the Ukraine, it is then the last blame-game excuse that will be used: Accuse the others of failing: ‘Zelensky’s troops were no good. They couldn’t even use our equipment. They ran away. They don’t know how to plan. They’re surrender monkeys’. However, in reality, this is not the best exit strategy, for it will all rapidly get much more complex. As adults continually tell naughty children: once you tell a lie, you have to tell a whole lot of other lies to justify the first one. The spiral is unending. What could happen?

The Western Playground Blame-Game

As the Ukraine collapses, Poland and the Baltics could, as usual, point at Germany: ‘Why didn’t you do more, you cowards? You could have invaded Russia. You did in two World Wars. You’re rich’. Then, as usual, Germany could point at France: ‘You didn’t back us up. We couldn’t do anything without you’. Then, as the usual Franco-German mutual interest club kicks in, both of them could decide to point at the UK, Washington’s Trojan Horse in Europe.

What can the UK answer? Recall Napoleon and Hitler, whom ‘it defeated’? Apart from being historically untrue (the Russians and the Germans defeated Napoleon on land and the Russians defeated Hitler), that is not enough. So, outraged, someone in the UK who has some guts (yes, miracles do happen), probably a friend of Trump, appears in the UK and points at Biden and the Democrat Party. ‘You got it all wrong and lied to us, making us back the loser-Ukrainians. Biden always was an Anglophobe’. Meanwhile, in the US, Biden dies (judging by his performance, that could happen any day), for the gerontocracy of the old red-star Soviet Union now rules the old white-star American Union.

Then it can all go round in a circle and, as usual, the US can point back at the lazy EU/NATO countries in Western Europe, who have welfare systems instead of an aggressive military (‘Defence’) and so never pull their weight, relying on the US for all things military. In turn, the Western European countries can point at Poland: ‘You were on the front line. Why didn’t you do anything?’ And then Poland can point at Ukrainian troops and all its latent, historic hatred for Ukrainians will come out again. ‘Zelensky’s troops were no good. They couldn’t even use our tanks. They ran away. What do you expect of Ukrainians’?

Meanwhile, amid all this internal bickering in the Western playground, Moscow looks on, both bewildered and amused, while it gets on with rebuilding the south and east of the ex-Ukraine (great strides have already been made in parts of Mariupol and Lugansk) and guides the military leaders of the New Ukraine (or whatever it will be called by then and whatever form it will have) towards restructuring and reconstruction, thanks to the confiscated funds of the old oligarchs and plentiful Chinese aid. The second Belarus, perhaps called again Malorossiya, is born.

End-Game Consequences

Seeing this, Hungary, with its weak and undermined economy, could easily leave the EU (and its military wing NATO). After all, on 26 July 2023 President Putin banned sex change operations, amid the howls of protest of the perverts who populate the Western elite, but President Viktor Orban in Hungary was only too pleased. Hungary could then get back the former Hungarian province of Transcarpathia or Zakarpattia from the Ukraine as its reward, as well as a great Russian gas deal, not to mention Chinese investment.

Then it would only be a matter of time before the American Empire and its European house of cards collapses, just as it did in South-East Asia, Iraq and Afghanistan. This would only repeat the collapse of the Soviet Empire, which disappeared in twenty-five months between November 1989 and December 1991. For with Hungary gone, revolts against the US puppet elites in Moldova and Romania would follow. A generous Russian gas deal and Chinese investment in exchange for Moldova ceding Transdnestria and Gagauzia, to become autonomous Republics in the Russian Federation, would reconcile Moldova with Russia. Romania could also leave the EU and make peace with Russia, once it had been granted Chernovtsy (North Bukovina), stolen by Stalin from Romania in 1945 and then attached to the Ukraine.

An ex-EU Bulgaria, together with Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia and Kosovo, would follow them. Followed, sooner and not later, by Albania, Greece and Cyprus, all these countries of South-East Europe, including Romania and Moldova, could as a Confederation of South-East Europe join BRICS. (Independently, Turkiye will also undoubtedly join BRICS). They could be followed by a Confederation of North-East Europe, Slovakia, Czechia, Poland and the three Baltic mini-states, also shedding their US puppet elites and so EU memberships. If Poland then took a different attitude to Belarus and the New Ukraine, perhaps even negotiations could open on the far west of the Ukraine being transferred to a new, demilitarised Poland.

On this, Western Europe would have to give up its suicidal sanctions against Russia, which have wrecked their own economies. A new regional model would have to succeed the failed EU, a Western European Confederation (WEC), for historic and cultural reasons composed of separate blocs: Germania (Germany); Central Europe: Switzerland-Liechtenstein-Austria-Hungary-Slovenia-Croatia; Francia: France-Monaco; Benelux: Netherlands-Belgium-Luxembourg; Iberia: Spain, Portugal, Andorra; Italia: Italy-San-Marino-Malta; Nordica: Iceland-Norway-Denmark-Sweden-Finland; IONA: Isles of the North Atlantic – England-Ireland-Scotland-Wales. And all because of a lie: ‘It wasn’t me, it was him’, when in fact all were guilty.

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Grieved
7 months ago

I stumbled, but only briefly, over Putin as tsar and Xi as emperor, and I relished every word in this whole travelog. I love what Batiushka does with these redrawings of the map. He excels at understanding these places and cultures, and there is much power in putting possibilities into… Read more »

Michael A Crockett
Michael A Crockett
7 months ago

Thanks Batiushka. I like your optimism. More than ever the world needs good to triumph over evil. If we give sanity a chance we give peace a chance.