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Old Apr 5, 2021, 05:55 AM   #56
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Originally Posted by Nagorak View Post
Realistically speaking a war with China results in them being equally crippled. China is far from self sufficient in terms of resources, and even their factories make money by selling overseas. The whole world economy is highly interconnected a this point, so a war between major global players like U.S. and China probably takes down most of the world economy. On the one had I suppose it's a "legitimate concern", on the other hand the outcome is so catastrophically bad that I am not sure how much it's worth planning for.
Nagorak that scenario is called Mutually Assured Destruction and was coined before China became a global player but it still applies now. Basically no one wins and everyone loses.
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