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CHINA & U.S. – WAR IS INEVITABLE
Posted on 30th December 2010 by Administrator
Why do countries go to war?
1. One or both countries are led by maniacs (Hitler, Stalin, Tojo)
2. Opposing political systems (Capitalism, Communism)
3. Necessity for resources or land (Japan, Germany)
4. Accident due to treaties & alliances (WWI)
5. Seccession or internal political issues (Revolutionary War, Civil War)
Originally posted by DevilJin
I think it is possible but it will be a quiet war involving spies, subversion, and cyber-space. One country will fall from the inside. It'll won't be like the Cold War or anything that severe because the key here is to break China's economic rise and get it out of Sudan (oil). China vs U.S. could trigger WW3 and although the suicidal egotistical U.S. gov. could care less about that, China probably wants to prevent that from happening and thus will try not to escalate it.
China is tired of playing second fiddle to the U.S. They are already kicking our asses economically. They have us by the balls as they own $900 billion of our debt. We need to issue $1.5 trillion of new debt every year for the next 5 years. We need the Chinese to buy a good chunk of this debt. The Chinese know that. They also know that Bernanke is trying to screw them by devaluing the USD.
Originally posted by TedHodgson
reply to post by captaintyinknots
[ex/]China is tired of playing second fiddle to the U.S. They are already kicking our asses economically. They have us by the balls as they own $900 billion of our debt. We need to issue $1.5 trillion of new debt every year for the next 5 years. We need the Chinese to buy a good chunk of this debt. The Chinese know that. They also know that Bernanke is trying to screw them by devaluing the USD.[ex/]
Originally posted by Misoir
China and the United States will never go to war, at least not so long as the current global system is still in place. China needs America and America needs China, combine that with guaranteed MAD and the chances of a war shrink dramatically.
What I foresee happen, I don’t like making predictions, is more of a cyber and economic war. The cyber war will be direct and economic war will be indirect. Take for example what occurred on the Korean peninsula, who was going to be economically harmed by any outbreak of war there? China, it would make the area unstable and discourage investments in the area due to instability. China can then play around with their interest rates effecting American trade, knowing that we will not retaliate directly.
It’s a game, sort of a cold war without there being any direct conflict between the two states either militarily, economically, or verbally. It’s an all new Cold War that is quite different from the last one as this one is based upon a mutual need, remember the Soviet Union did not export massively to the United States and the United States did not let the Soviet Union collect their debt.
Originally posted by TedHodgson
reply to post by zooplancton
Its funny how we created our own biggest weakness isnt it
The internet.edit on 2/1/11 by TedHodgson because: (no reason given)