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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Thursday, June 01, 2006

The Chinese Threat

Last week the United States office of the Secretary of Defense forwarded a report to congress entitled “Military Power of the Peoples Republic of China 2006.” It was a bizarre and terrifying document. Terrifying because this fifty-page report spelled out in some detail the military expansion of China in the past year.

China is preparing to launch an attack to retake Taiwan. Moreover, China is building up its forces to protect the flow of oil and other natural resources from the Middle East and South America back to China. The overwhelming Chinese economic expansion requires these resources and the Chinese military will be in a position to secure their continual flow. All of this means that as we look ahead fifteen or twenty years, there is a significant chance that China will surpass the United States, not only economically, but militarily as well. Read more.....


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