The problem with your argument Jason is that most nations would only trust the USA to abuse its position as holder of the reserve currency and as a military superpower.

For example, the Syrian conflict is now known to have been engineered in an effort to shut Russian oil exports out of the European markets.
And then there are the cases of Ukraine, Libya, Yemen and so on ….
Trust? bombs and bullets don’t buy trust.

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