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Economic: Imposed sanctions on the Crimea, to work or not

The world is constant with change, ripples of events cross over the world result in the need for even more changes. The faster we are able to perform economic exchanges, the faster these ripples are reflected.
The world is constant with change, ripples of events cross over the world result in the need for even more changes. The faster we are able to perform economic exchanges, the faster these ripples are reflected.

Increasing the speed of exchanges has long been known to allow increased means to gather wealth. But it also means the actions we take at one point on the globe will move across the world faster and with more power. President Obama imposing sanctions on Russia makes no sense, especially as the EU put the Ukraine in this position. Now not willing to offer aid, will only increase the time for changes to occur. Time being part of the transactions, relates to the more time given to such events the longer the suffering will continue and the worst it will become. This makes the sanctions imposed only increasing the time for such events to be resolved, and those directly involved suffer for it. Imposed sanctions will offer little resolve to these matters, for if such were to end these matters, the many still active today would have been worked as well.
A long time ago we discovered increasing the speed of economics allowed for individuals to gather more wealth. The impact of making more funds available in shorter timeframes allows for more choices to be accepted and more means to build wealth created on more infrastructures to support it. Timing then has a great importance to the creation of wealth, as it allows for more choices freely accepted. This results in multiple infrastructures being created at the same time, with multiple returns to be expected over time. The results produce more connections, establishing more means to communicate and influence the lives of everyone around us.
The events in the Ukraine may seem not to affect others, but if sanctions are imposed the EU will lose the 40% market share it has in Russia. Russian and the Ukrainians, already lining up to wait for international items to consume, will look elsewhere for them as the sanctions continue. Europe is barely recovering from the recent economic downswings, reducing production and selling of products to Russia will only make their economics lower for longer. Nor will the US be able to stand alone and out of this economic ripple effect, we will either have to financially support our allies in Europe or watch as they suffer. But it is the Ukraine which will suffer the most, and the major players are not speaking of them much, instead toting their nation’s self-interest more.
The Ukraine is near financial collapse already, this proven by the EU’s attempts to work out financial debt removal both with Russia and with those members already in the EU. But as each side has state highly it is in their nation’s self-determination to consider taking actions, they have put their diplomatic creditability on the line. The falling rate of Russian currency is seen as the lack of creditability in Moscow to achieve success in this regard. But Moscow has the same rights the US had during the Cuban Crisis; it can not allow a hostile imposed threat at its borders and do nothing. The only way this matter gets resolved is if the diplomats are willing to perform the jobs they are assigned, and the world is once more holding it breath to see this.
Thus for the Western nations to claim a victory they must achieve something perceived as valuable in the short term, while maintaining long-term communications for long-term continuation. The problem is, those leading this barrage of foreign policy have not shown they can do such things in the short run, nor are they influencing effects in the long term. Events in Syria and Iran have already started to spin into the same mixture of political and economic considerations, and these regions were already dangerous enough. Now this “Dangerous Game” is reaching upward to the very heart of Europe, where few there are taking diplomatic actions to lesson any of it. Instead they are already feeling the economic pains caused by the former ripples coming out of failing national states, and these have not been resolved either.
The EU Central bank has already stated the restrictions imposed on fellow nations has to be put aside, opening them to equal economic benefits if the EU is to move forward. But as with all politics, those seeing themselves as having the most funds already, do not want to offer equality to others. The diplomats forget, if the currency is not freely flowing, it does not have value. Restricting further the means to allow EU currency to flow into regions around the world, reduces the effects on any political changes those regions have. Money is communication and without offering to let it move from one place to another, one is restricting the means to communicate.
Imposed sanctions reduce the communications we offer to others, and there are times we need to reduce communication offered, thus to hear what they have to say and to have them complete a line of thought. But there are also times we need to hear what we are saying, checking ourselves less we impose a will upon others which is not the one we truly want. The diplomats involved in this matter have put their international creditability on the line, just as they did in the recent past with no outcomes to be gained from such efforts. Yet they believe if the world is not willing to continue looking at places like Syria or Iran, it will only be a matter of time before they can get the world to stop looking at another mess they made in the Ukraine.

Contact: Michael Pulse Author of: The Truth of Things
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