A global economic analysis has revealed that war and economics are deeply interconnected as armed conflicts have often been used as a tool to influence the economic sphere, the author wrote, an article for Mil2.es read.
Economists say oil and US dollar — the locomotives of the global economy — have exhausted. In the US, some believe that dollar could be resurrected only with waging a global war.
The wars in Syria and Iraq which turned "global" in the beginning of October are a matter of concern, the author underscored.
According to the article, Russian leader Vladimir Putin outplayed his US counterpart Barack Obama in the Middle East.
The US-led coalition has been bombing Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq for one-and-a-half year, but it was the Russian military operation that became a game-changer on the battlefield. Russia’s goal in Syria is not only to root out extremism, but to participate in the post-war re-division of spheres of interest.
The author presumed that the current military cooperation against terrorism is nothing but an illusion that would break after ISIL is defeated. The question is how great world powers would divide the Middle East region and its resources.
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