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Are We Headed for a Fight with China?

TruLib Wrote: May 27, 2012 9:58 AM
China is shackled with a command economy that is slowing down. When the sh*t really hits the fan in Europe the Chinese economy will slow down even more. As the Chinese economy is based on exports this will put huge pressure on the government. They have to grow at a high rate or face a revolution. Bad stuff coming for Europe, China and America and I don't see anyone doing anything substantial that will avert it.
traitorbill Wrote: May 27, 2012 9:18 PM
What happens to our influence if China bails out Europe?
Kepha Wrote: May 28, 2012 8:26 AM
Yurrup hates us anyway. Every Innaleckshool in Yurrup curses the USA because we made it impossible for them to be liberated by and work under their idol Stalin.

If China bails out Yurrup, watch the SD's squander the money buying votes, and bankrupting themselves again.

SHANGHAI -- The Soviet Union is gone, al-Qaida is decimated, and Iran may never acquire nuclear weapons. But don't get too relaxed. If you're looking for reasons to be anxious about world peace, China offers an abundance.

It's a huge country with a growing economy, an expanding military and ongoing disputes with several neighbors. Nationalist sentiment has grown. China is a rising power, and history indicates that rising powers often assert themselves in ways that lead to bloodshed.

If you demand immediate evidence, look only to the South China Sea, where the Chinese are locked in an ominous...