In response to the recent remarks by US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who blasted both Russia and China for the "efforts to unilaterally and coercively change the status quo" in Eastern Ukraine and the South China Sea, respectively, US investigative journalist Joachim Hagopian points out that the United States has long been the global military aggressor.
"It's interesting that again America is criticizing China for being the aggressor when, in fact, the global policy of the United States' empire has been to be the world aggressor and keep every nation that poses any kind of competition at bay by either invading and occupying and having wars in those countries or by subterfuge of economic boycotts and sanctions," Mr. Hagopian said in an interview with Press TV.
At the same time the US has recently bolstered its anti-Russian propaganda campaign, apparently to justify NATO's military buildup in Eastern Europe.
It seems that the American empire "is beginning to crumble and weaken" while Russia and China are steadily emerging both economically and politically, the journalist elaborated, adding that the US has been a global bully for a very long time and it is not willing to play the second fiddle now.
The situation is serious, since the stance the US is currently demonstrating may lead the world to another global conflict.
"There is a long history of the United States of America being the global military aggressor, so a real fear and concern that all of us on this earth should have is that World War III does not break out soon, but it's kind of heading that way based on the rhetoric that we're hearing particularly from the American government," Mr. Hagopian emphasized.