Thursday, April 29, 2010

"Mutually Assured Economic Destruction"

Ian Bremmer asserts that "the US and China are locked in a new form of 'mutually assured economic destruction,' a dependence that can force some degree of co-operation even as political, economic and security disputes simmer" — China vs America: fight of the century.

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Blogger Mark in Spokane said...

Like the US and the UK during the 19th century. Competitors to an extent, but webbed together by economic interests far stronger than their rivalry. Hamilton saw this clearly very early on in the history of our Republic. This webbing is one reason by the UK did not support the Confederates during the American Civil War, as much as the Brits sympathized with the South. The economic binds with the Union were simply too strong...

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