[ExI] US ‘failed miserably’ in wargame reportedly against China attack on Taiwan
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 6 14:41:06 UTC 2021
Just about everybody knows more about economics and business than me.
Doesn't stop me from having an opinion. I think big wars are over, esp.
the ones about territories. The world is now economically intertwined to
the point where it is not realistic or economically rational to go to war
with trading partners. If the USA uses military action in East Asia it
will follow all the other stupid things the military has advised us to do,
and we suffered trillions of dollars and thousands of lives lost as a
The military has extremely strong support in DC - the Eisenhower 'military
complex' and wants money and jobs to justify its existence. This has to be
strenuously resisted. Yeah, I know, the military has advised us not to do
some of the things the White House had them do, so maybe they are not
totally irrational. bill w
On Fri, Aug 6, 2021 at 8:54 AM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2021, 12:52 AM John Grigg via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> How many of you think a war over Taiwan could happen within the next five
>> years? And how many of you predict China will wait ten or even twenty years
>> to mount an invasion?
> Could happen, sure. Is likely to happen, no, for the US now holds a
> weapon more terrible than nukes.
> Should China offer an excuse like this, the US can simply void all debt it
> owes China. This would cripple China in a heartbeat, especially once other
> nations follow suit.
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