Massimo Pizzotti via Getty Images
Kagenmi via Getty Images
The West is dying because the leader of the pack, the United States, is in decline -- of course, in relative terms. I will not go into the causes and reasons for this decline of the West but will attempt to tease out the implications on the world at large.
If there's one sensible policy statement that Donald Trump has made until now, it's his stance on nuclear weapons. A few days ago, Trump told the New York Times, "If Japan had that nuclear threat, I'm not sure that would be a bad thing for us." Nor would it be so bad, he said, if South Korea and Saudi Arabia had nuclear weapons, too. Essentially, Trump is saying that nuclear proliferation is not a bad thing. I agree.