Insidb said:
Global capitalism has already ruined the viability of war, and no one wants to end up like Russia.

World War III was already waged by multinational corporations, and they've planted their golden arch flags on every continent.

Exactly. Too many powerful people all around the globe count on stable markets.  The idea of two G-20 nations going to full scale war would be disastrous to the world economy and will be avoided at all costs.