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Originally posted by Tardacus
Companies in those countries doing business with Iran previously given a pass will be cut off from the US economy.
Wow, that could put Wal-Mart out of business
There must be a lot of plastic junk at Wal-Mart that was made in china using iranian oil.
the relationship between India and the US has unlimited potential and there is no reason why trade, commerce and intercourse between our countries can't increase exponentially
Originally posted by Skorpy
reply to post by nwtrucker
We may be Bluffing but our troop movements seem to dictate that we are readying ourselves across the globe for WW3, just in case the Bluffs fails.
All these little things that are happening are just the beginning,of all out war. Why else would we need a massive Asian pacific presence. We just sent 20,000 troops to Australia for offensive land amphibious engagement training.
China is in border disputes all along it's borders, these little countries will welcome the U.S. into their back yard, they look at China the big bully in the playground,
which in turn puts the U.S. in a great position if all out war comes.
So, lets hope the U.S. bluff works. Otherwise, the Marines will be up.edit on 24-7-2013 by Skorpy because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by NotAnAspie
If China continues buying Iranian oil... The US has implied (according to this article) that in a manner of speaking yet technically, they will be imposing some of the biggest sanctions on China.
Originally posted by NihilistSanta
A couple of points to mention.
1. The timing of the next round of "sanctions" or what have you coincides with the midterm elections.
2. Why do people think we would "go under" without China? China has the jobs we desperately need to get back. This to me is the next phase of economic downturn when the U.S. turns to isolationist practices and begins to hoard resources setting up the scene for the next major conflict.
3. People really have no clue as to what the U.S. military is capable of and should not be wishing for war. We out spend everyone exponentially and have for a century on our military capabilities. China has not fought a major conflict in modern history unless you consider the Korean war proxy actions .
4. Why is anyone here hoping to live under an eastern tyranny as opposed to our familiar western one? The devil you know and all.....