Here’s something I just posted on another thread that is sure to exacerbate any such breakdown:
America has been in the process of being ruined far before Trump; and, it’s questionable whether that ongoing ruination can be abated, let alone reversed by the Executive and the Congressional pigs-at-the-trough.
China now is offering Russia a military-political alliance that should make the U.S. and the E.U. sit up and take notice; but, I doubt this is being reported by the MSM. What follows are excerpts from an article recently translated from Russian to English. The entire article is worth reading and contemplating.
China openly offers Russia an alliance against NATO – Aug 6, 2017 - Alexander Rostovzef – FortRuss (Translated from Antifascist online by Tom Winter)
July 1, China marked an important date on July 1. It was the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party. Chairman Xi Jinping addressed the solemn meeting devoted to this event. …Chairman Xi’s speech which was short, but very important.
"The world is on the verge of radical change. We see how the European Union is gradually collapsing, as is the US economy – it is all over for the new world order. So, it will never again be as it was before, in 10 years we will have a new world order in which the key will be the union of China and Russia. "
"We are now seeing the aggressive actions on the part of the United States, regarding both Russia and China. I believe that Russia and China could create an alliance toward which NATO will be powerless and which will put an end to the imperialist desires of the West."
"Creation of an army, that corresponds to the international status of our country is a strategic task. We must combine economic development with defense development, modernize the army, so that it is current and standardized … We need to comprehensively promote reform in the military sphere to create an army that would be disciplined and would win. "
(Bolding added for emphasis)