my experience is that royal dutch companies have a chance of longer and deeper understanding across eurasia than anything else the west has begotten
royal dutch shell - started reputedly in london tea hoise - what else to trade across old world - soon the elkse focused on energy; in parallel the byproduct company of detergenets and consmetics , margarisne amnd ide creams - unilever
thee days where the world partnerships in women empowerred sdgs connect through the hague eg climate gca.org; 5 main sdgs of women built asia nations (transforming top down aid) (brac partners) - royal faimiliies un responsibilituies - literacy and financial inclusion www.abedmooc.com - see 1.6 especially
the low lying dutch need to understand irrigation and historically windmills, also the floral capital of the world at least with 20thc greenhouses from space ; the strange co-sharing of ports that south africa gravitate until the suez canal - the to me much murkier busienss of gold and diamonds (and still incomplete resolition of equality in south africa- and indeed is the geo-location of south africa too isolat5ed to expect leadership of the continent to depend much on south afr4uica (surely egypt os in the middle of millennials sustainability in wasy that south africa cannot wholly be)
whatever we think of histiory of souhh africa's mines -- it was understandably linked to currency in the days that the 2/3 humans resident in asia sor of depended more on royal dutch advancement or not (and gold standards) of human rights than anywhere
of cooyrse with 10% of hyamns living south of teh equator and the huge seas and polar south - one has ro wonder when quads and quins of nations started being networkes was brics as relevant as BAZics (ie aus and zealand instead of russia) and why wasny arcyic circle with russia a majot tegional development cooperation space
since 1500 whites have pretty much organised the world - which by 1945 if not earlier had been shown to be a terrifying exclusive thing; by now america had taken over responsibility without necessarily understanding the cultural knowledge that royal dutch had booked -
until or unless the euro-usa axis explain the terrible mistakes since 1989 of enabling putin power over energy acroiss eu, perhaps royal dutch can hild stady as kipling might have reframatised IF.....