The United States has maintained its financial supremacy by issuing the US dollar and effectively managing global inflation and international obligations through debt securities. However, this system is inherently unsustainable. A coalition of nations, including China, Russia, Iran, and India, is now coming together to challenge the status quo and contest the hegemony of the US dollar.
If the US dollar were to lose its position as the world’s reserve currency, the delicate balance of global economic power could be significantly disrupted. This could diminish the influence of the United States, while China’s assertive and resilient economy seeks to consolidate its dominance, potentially leading to escalating tensions, such as in the case of Taiwan.
One could argue that a subtle form of the Third World War has begun, hidden in a clandestine and sophisticated manner. Although the immediate consequences of this conflict might not be apparent, they will undoubtedly shape our future.
As global citizens, it is essential to acknowledge the vital importance of peace, stability, and the well-being of humanity. Rather than diverting resources towards militarization and power struggles, our focus should be on providing basic necessities like food, education, and security for our people. We must draw lessons from history and work towards preventing the recurrence of past calamities.
We find ourselves in a critical moment that demands global unity, pursuit of peaceful resolutions, and the cultivation of a stable and prosperous world for future generations. Through our collective efforts, we can construct a resilient global community that prioritizes peace over conflict, cooperation over rivalry, and the shared welfare of humanity over individual national interests. As we navigate this evolving international landscape, let these principles guide our path towards a more harmonious and prosperous future.
Author: Pooyan Ghamari, Swiss Economist & Visionary