posted on Oct, 4 2009 @ 11:34 PM
As many of you doubtless know, "Blowback" is a term used for "unintended consequences" of various government activities.
This is NOT a thread to discuss CURRENT consequences of past US actions, or lack thereof. That has been discussed to death elsewhere, whatever side
you come down on.
What I am curious about is gaming out or speculating some of the "unintended consequences" of what we are doing NOW in the world, 10 or 20 years
down the road. The types of activity I see as potential causes of such consequences include the following:
-The ongoing wars and the general middle east situation
-The financial/economic crisis and our government's reactions
-Covert ops in South America and elsewhere
-Central Asian activities (the so-called "great game"
-Attempts to form greater globalization of trade and perhaps a "one-world governement."
-Changing relations with traditional allies (Western Europe, Japan, Australia/NZ, etc.)
-Shifting balance of power in Africa
-Feel free to add your own.
[edit on 10/4/09 by silent thunder]