There is only ONE genuine test of leadership today, and that is putting down arms--in the form of endless streams of weaponry (too much of it "tried out" on live populations) to join hands with the best and brightest thinkers in other nations to work out ways to offset climate chaos.
There are many prophecies of UTTER destruction. Sadly, an entire religious theology has been built up to JUSTIFY the destruction of the biosphere. It's termed "End Times." So rather than see in the withering weather patterns a positive call TO action, a sizable number of persons instead just wish to sit back and "observe this Reality TV show" and do nothing... content that it is God's will rather than MAN kind's folly.
Those of us who view life through the lens of spirituality and recognize the ongoing nature of soul development (via reincarnation), understand that each person--and this admonishment OF COURSE applies to those in empowered or leadership roles most--will have to answer for what he or she did, endorsed, believed in, and even worked to counter.
The folly (if it comes to that) that the sitting President of what had been the richest nation in the world would use that embarrassment of riches TO destroy at precisely the hour when working with other thinkers to SAVE the world is sounding, is so great a sin against humanity and nature as to go beyond what words can describe.
It is thundering lunacy added to crimes (already committed and now being premeditated) to build up yet more weapons when the state of the earth is already breaking down. THAT is the great threat... rather than trying to beat the old war drums.
Remember: the same maniacs who weren't satisfied with the conclusion of WW II and went on to create an entire Deep State Labyrinth based upon the bogus Soviet threat may have died, but they certainly left their legacy and ideology essentially etched into policy... if not stone.
This M.A.D.ness must be stopped... or it will put a stop to all sentient life.