ΜΟΣΧΑ — Ο Igor Panarin και άλλοι Ρώσοι μελετητές προβλέπουν ακόμα και κήρυξη στρατιωτικού νόμου στις ΗΠΑ ή διάσπαση της χώρας ακόμα και σε έξι μικρότερα κράτη πριν το 2011! Επίσης προβλέπουν ότι Κίνα και Ρωσία θα καταστούν οι σπονδυλικές στήλες μιας νέας παγκόσμιας τάξης.
Russian Scholar Says
Will Collapse Next Year U.S.
MOSCOW — If you're inclined to believe Igor Panarin, and the Kremlin wouldn't mind if you did, then President Barack Obama will order martial law this year, the U.S. will split into six rump-states before 2011, and Russia and China will become the backbones of a new world order.
Panarin might be easy to ignore but for the fact that he is a dean at the Foreign Ministry's school for future diplomats and a regular on
"There is a high probability that the collapse of the
The prediction from Panarin, a former spokesman for Russia's Federal Space Agency and reportedly an ex-KGB analyst, meshes with the negative view of the U.S. that has been flowing from the Kremlin in recent years, in particular from Vladimir Putin.
Putin, the former president who is now prime minister, has likened the
Panarin didn't give many specifics on what underlies his analysis, mostly citing newspapers, magazines and other open sources.
He also noted he had been predicting the demise of the world's wealthiest country for more than a decade now.
But he said the recent economic turmoil in the
Panarin argued that Americans are in moral decline, saying their great psychological stress is evident from school shootings, the size of the prison population and the number of gay men.
Turning to economic woes, he cited the slide in major stock indexes, the decline in
"I was there recently and things are far from good," he said. "What's happened is the collapse of the American dream."
Panarin insisted he didn't wish for a
Asked for comment on how the Foreign Ministry views Panarin's theories, a spokesman said all questions had to be submitted in writing and no answers were likely before Wednesday.
It wasn't clear how persuasive the 20-minute lecture was. One instructor asked Panarin whether his predictions more accurately describe
Panarin dismissed that idea: "The collapse of
But Alexei Malashenko, a scholar-in-residence at the
"I can't imagine at all how the
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