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You must be joking if you think NATO/OTAN is weak or that we're on the back foot
Not to mention the fact that the West are the largest investors in China's rise.
As soon as another country does literally exactly what we do, the people freak out because it's 'not normal' and there's a more sinister motive at play.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
Let China confirm something of real value for mineral or other resource wealth in the mountains of North Korea and I'd say Kim will be falling before he realizes his chair got pulled out by his own 'friends'. lol...
Originally posted by neo96
So China, and Russia holding joint exercises most people will say who cares?
People should care for these reasons.
The 2 worlds largest countries, largest milltaries, most wealth consolidated in to one place.
Both are building up their military,modernizing,building ships,nukes, foreign influence in to Africa, and the ME.
What is the US doing?
Gutting it's military,gutting its nuclear arsenal. and has a bad case of 'hope and change' and alienating 'allies'.
And there we all are caught between a rock and a hard case.
(visit the link for the full news article)edit on 2-7-2013 by neo96 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by MrSpad
[ So what? The US is so completely dominate is does not matter if we cut military spending in half.