We are approaching the peak of what Larry Eddleson called the “War cycle”. Eddleson postulated that everything moves cyclically and the War Cycle will peak again around 2022, If I remember correctly. He wasn’t just talking about war, though There is a convergence of economic, cultural and violence cycles that hasn’t happened to this degree since the nineteen thirties. I was following his blog when he passed away suddenly a couple of years ago. I really miss his insights, especially those pertaining to investments.
It does not even need spark to set it off, just a quick yank of a strategic card
There is a reason President Trump is pushing desperately for US energy independence, bringing strategic manufacturing sectors back homes do refocusing the US military on large scale conventional conflict and away from the current obsession with asymmetric conflicts.
When things start going South, Europe is going to regret its importation of 2+ million military age Muslim males. If even 1% are serious Jihadi , that means 20,000 plus bad guys and add to that thousands of returning hard core ISIS war criminals .
The IRA was never more than 1000 at any given time and look at the trouble they caused the Brits. The IRA was not partial to suicide attacks or atrocities like the Jihadi either
These anarchists are well funded, well organized irregulars led by professional community organizers -all funded largely by laundered tax money diverted during the previous administrations
And they are importing hard working MS13 style allies from Central America. Lots of the so called refugees are not people fleeing violence, they are the ones inflicting it down there. They are being brought here for a reason
We got a taste of the coordinated political violence that may be to come in the early days of the Trump Admin with the ANTIFA thugs. The violence was dialed down when it became obvious the tactic was backfiring and interfering with the ongoing coup attempt, but the coup just failed and the guilty are now like rats backed into a corner with nothing to lose
Going to be interesting to see how this plays out