by Phil Butler, New Eastern Outlook:
The strategy western hegemons have been leveling on Russia and Vladimir Putin, and to a lesser extent, China, Iran, and other nations is a new form of warfare honed into a rapier aimed at anyone who stands in the way of the world order. At the core of this strategy is something called “coercive gradualism, which is the current US policy with respect to other nation-states. Combined with overt and covert military action, economic warfare, propaganda, and political leveraging the hegemony aims to destroy opponents with a multifaceted onslaught. Not too many analysts out there try and tackle such a complex stratagem, but here’s a simplified report on the subject.