Who will an enraged America lash out at first, hardest? It will scapegoat who it is already scapegoating, members of a certain ethnic minority — and from there, who knows? Perhaps it will bomb that half of the world to dust. The trade wars it is beginning with China are likely to escalate into minor league skirmishes — and from there, who knows? Perhaps those skirmishes will explode into full scale war. Perhaps the soft influence that Russia is peddling over the American elite will spill over into full scale proxy war, and America will begin to subjugate its recent European allies.
You do realize we are still fighting Nixon’s War on Drugs and Bush’s War on Terror, right? These are actual large-scale conflicts that have claimed millions of lives and cost the global economy trillions of dollars over decades. To top it off, millions of Americans remain incarcerated for no legitimate reason. Thousands are shot in the streets. Surely you are aware that the recent sensationalized violence in Chicago did not come out of thin air, but out of a legacy of oppressive policies whose roots are firmly entangled in the War on Drugs.
Syria is also already a proxy war, though the presence of ISIS lets us wave our anti-terror flag and hop right on in for completely bogus reasons. It is all about pipelines. If you want to predict how America participates in the Syrian conflict going forward, just find out where ExxonMobile’s interests lie. My guess is probably with Russia, not against Russia, seeing as how Putin and Tillerson also have a $500 billion arctic oil deal in the works.