posted on Mar, 23 2015 @ 11:44 AM
The one thing you need to happen is two sides that are at least close in power. When one side like the US is a hyper power and allied to most of the
planet the idea of a world war becomes impossible. China is going to fight for nobody but, China and is already surrouned by powerfuk hostile states,
Russia is isolated and its military is a mess and it also has no interest in fighting for anybody but, itself. That leaves you with North Korea, now
outclassed by superior South Korean forces. And then a small hodge podge of mostly failed or failing states like Venezuala, Bolivia, and ISIS.
Meanwhile half the world defense spending alone comes from the US. The US Airforce is by far the largest in the world by almost 3 times. And the
Second largest Airforce in the world belongs to the US Navy. The US defense treaties will most of Central and South America, including Brazil, Chile
and Comumbia, with most of Europe including NATO and the EU, with most of Africa including cooperarion agreements between NATO and the African Union,
with most of the middle east, and with most of Asia. In particular the new US/Japan/India trilateral/South Korea/ANSUS/ASEAN.
The simple fact is no power has ever been as completely dominate on the scale the United States currently is. So much so that old enemies like Iran,
Cuba and Vietnam have seen the writing on the wall and moved to join the dominate side.