“Nuclear Armageddon” And Geopolitical Simulacrum

Posted on June 16, 2019 7:37 am

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URL https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-15/nuclear-armageddon-and-geopolitical-simulacrum 

Authored by Ollie Richardson via The Saker Blog,

As I have now come to expect, some of the comments posted beneath my last article (and if to be honest, beneath any geopolitical article published on a so-called “pro-Russian” website) refer to an imagined scenario where human beings are just doomed – completely doomed. In context, the comments I speak of go along the lines of “Yeah, the Russian leadership might be smart, but the war hawks in the West are crazy enough to just start a nuclear war, to just press the red launch button on a whim!”.

I mean, of course,