Despite the attempts of many to simulate the future using game theory et al, one less-considered variable is missing from the equation. Primatology.
U.S. Grand Strategy is Alive and Well - The Evidence is Happening All Around Us SWJED Mon, 08/12/2019 - 9:08am
A multipolar view of the world inclines far more towards justice than one in which the U.S. jealousy protects her position. The British and French are firmly in the U.S. and NATO camps, and are defending their democracies, not docile parroting of the U.S. position. In Asia, Liberalism is anchored by Korea, Japan and Australia in a grand arc. This is not the work of Trump, but the sum of endless work over decades to make the U.S. safer. Recent events are vindication of this ‘offshoring’ strategy.
There were a number of serious problems with the Navy SEAL raid on the 29th of January in Yemen, but at least we know it happened.