Revisionism 101
China and Iran Snuggle Up
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  • Jacksonian_Libertarian

    This is all Obama’s fault. This historically weak President is encouraging strategic overreach in all the Authoritarian Countries including Russia, China, Turkey, Iran, etc… America made a terrible mistake picking its worst President in history at the same time it entered Great Depression 2.0. Depressions are known for creating horrifying wars like WWII, and it looks like a new Axis is beginning to form.

    • FriendlyGoat

      OF COURSE John McCain and Sarah Palin would have outlawed war. How on earth did citizens miss that nuance in their campaign?

      • Corlyss

        Blah blah blah.

    • Sibir_RUS

      Your model of democracy is primitive. Russia does not need such a model. In Russia, democracy is the power of the majority in light of the interests and opinions of the minority. In the USA all on the contrary. Your model of democracy similar to that which was in ancient Greece, when people were divided into three categories: demos, ohlos and slaves. Demos – slaveholders, and ochlos simple people without voting rights.

  • Corlyss

    What? Did they get tired of their 3-way with N.Kor? Maybe they finally decided to throw N. Kor. under the bus as far as acting the go between for China and Iran, which has been going on since China watched while the US blew their brand new Soviet-made equipment to smithereens in Gulf I.

  • BobSykes

    This is part of a much broader effort by Russia and China to form a new anti-Western bloc. Russia in particular is working to broaden its connections in Central and South America and the Caribbean. Presently, it has agreements with Cuba (long standing), Nicaragua and Venezuela. It is working on Argentina.

    As to the Norks, a deal might be possible with the Sorks to reunify the peninsula under Seoul’s control. China would remove the Kims and their supporters and seize the nuclear material. Seoul would expel the US and align itself with China. Considering their mutual history with Japan, this is actually a much more natural alignment than the current one. It would also stabilize China’s flank and enable further adventures in the China Sea.

  • Sibir_RUS

    Vladimir Putin took part in the final plenary meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s XI session. The meeting’s theme is The World Order: New Rules or a Game without Rules.
    Putin listed the errors USA
    http://eng.kremlin.ru/news/23137

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