Originally Posted by Rohirrim
The U.S. is preparing to launch a war against China? Here's how to tell: If Obama puts Summers in charge of the Fed, that's a signal to China that, no matter what happens, we are propping up the bond market. Our entanglement with China grows deeper. The dollar balances on our relationship with China. A big chunk of their economy also teeters on the same balance. War? I doubt it. Unless China does something extraordinarily stupid, like sink some Japanese naval vessel over those insignificant islands.
The war machine must justify its existence. The men who built the military industrial complex are continually driven to find new enemies