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Originally posted by Cthulwho
The EU and the US will become one country in the future anyway so it doesn't matter. Like Flighty said, I think China is seeing this as a threat and are trying the old divide and conquer routine. Could you imagine a highly developed country with a combined population of 800+ million? And as silly as it might sound, add in Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and you have a country with over 1 billion people that controls a majority of the worlds resources.
There goes China's plans for world domination.