posted on Oct, 14 2003 @ 11:22 AM
At the moment, Russia, after converting to the Euro for all oil transactions, has clearly stated its position diametrically opposed to the US.
I hate to say it, but the Chinese would be the best bet for us at the moment in the event of a major conflict. Keep in mind, the US has made heavy
inroads into the Chinese economy, and I dont think the Chinese are interested in screwing that up just yet.
Currently, the North Koreans are the major threat in Asia, and in the event that anything kicks off, it will be NK launching strikes on Japan, and
China will likely stand to the side and watch, and when the US forces are tied up, will simply walk into Taiwan and reclaim it as a "renegade
Even though the Chinese are in the midst of a military buildup, they are still light years behind the US, and they know it.