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John Chuckman

COMMENT POSTED TO AN ARTICLE BY SIMON TISDALL IN THE GUARDIAN

 

“Barack Obama’s ‘Asian pivot’ failed. China is in the ascendancy”

Let’s hope that’s right.

What business does the United States have claiming ascendancy ten thousand miles away in Asia?

It’s ridiculous on the face of it, and it is only a possible source for conflict.

And just look at what it is that Obama was “pivoting’ from: the entire Mid East in ruins and strewn with dead.

My God, I am grateful if he cannot repeat the horror.

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