Paul Craig Roberts succinctly summarizes the Vault-Co position for the last ten years.
All empires go out insisting they are critical and history cannot roll on without them. They aren't and it always does. With the Kwa the big problem is they will not go gently into the long night and fade away like the undead terminus they really are.
If they cared at all about humanity, they'd just dry up and collapse into a third world hellhole. They won't do that.