Cyprus Mail
Letters

War, a thing of the past?

The new form of warfare is economic sanctions.

Going to war is a thing of the past. In today’s environment, cutting off access to financial markets brings any country to its knees without a single bullet being fired.

Welcome to the 21st Century. Only less developed areas of the world (like the Middle East) still go to war.

Because they have no such financial tools in their hands to wage economic war. They used to have oil as a disruptor but nowdays the US is loaded with energy and could easily supply all its allies. That’s why Turkey has to fight now in the Middle East. Because it’s abandonned.

D

Greek foreign minister lambasts ‘troublemaker Turkey’ (Updated)


Related posts

Our View: Second referendum could yet be the only Brexit option 

CM: Our View

Does Cyprus have a secular education system?

CM Reader's View

Trump feeling the pressure from Pence’s Syrian deal

CM Reader's View

Complete transparency on passport scheme absolutely necessary

CM Reader's View

Morning prayer has no place in public schools

CM: Our View

Napa rape claim trial is a waste of taxpayer’s money

CM Reader's View