USA: We make the rules, you follow them. We reserve the right to change the rules whenever we want to suit our purpose.
Russia: Not any more you don’t.
What we are seeing here is an enormous acceleration of an emerging new world order. Russia will align with China and form a new pact that might also include India at some point. We will witness that technological and scientific leadership will rapidly migrate to this new alliance and drain our Western hemisphere of knowledge and talent much more quickly that we had anticipated. Shut Russia out of Swift, and it will be the last time. Russia, China, India, Iran, and other countries will develop a new global settlement system, rendering Swift obsolete. In many ways, these sanctions that our western uneducated, incompetent, and arrogant leaders are conjuring up will do more harm to our own societies that they will harm Russia. Mark my words…