Russia, Turkey, Israel and a New Balance of Power

Eurasia News Online

25.10.2016

Author: F. William Engdahl

Originally published by New Eastern Outlook 

If nature abhors a vacuum, geopolitics does so even more. The vote by a majority of the citizens of Great Britain to exit the dysfunctional construct misnamed the European Union is a symptom of something far deeper and more tectonic. It’s as if a huge dam ruptured and the flood is transforming the world space. The dam is the invincibility of Washington and the United States as world sole superpower, world hegemon, trying desperately to hold the world flow back. The vacuum, created by the precipitous decline of US global power, is being answered across the world, the most surprising perhaps being the apparent concord between Vladimir Putin, Bibi Netanyahu and, of all people, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The pace of international developments and the failure of the United States to provide compelling positive and constructive leadership in recent years–markedly…

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