China, best bet to keep the peace in the middle east?

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    The below article I found to be extremely interesting. With the Chinese presence being right at the back door of the middle east, the Chinese are in an ideal geographical position to render political stability to the less stable islamo countries. It just appears to me that Chinese influence would be superior in dealing with problems that arise in the islamo countries that are geographically east of the country of Israel. Read the article in the link below...

    How China Sees Middle East | China Power

    & let me know what you think.
     
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    China worries about China. They mind their own business. They're honest and smart enough to admit they only want the oil. They have no interest in meddling and controlling Middle Eastern Nations' internal affairs. I just wish we were that honest. We only want their oil. So lets buy it but stop meddling in nations' internal affairs over there. We need to dramatically scale back our presence in the Middle East. China's got it right.
     
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    Quite simply, China WOULD NOT keep the peace in the middle east and would not be inclined to try. It will react to events and try to buy oil from whomever is in control on any given day. And if the extremists start paying attention to what goes on in Xinjiang they would pine for the days of the other 'great satan.'
     
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    The Ron Paul Myopia Club is heard from...
     
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    They are not our friends and the sooner people realize it the clearer der picture is b/c we are all just an experiment right know.
     
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    Who is "they," and what experiment?
     
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    China will back Iran. And so will Russia and Venezuela and probably even India. There's too much economic hegemony at stake for these countries to just sit back and let the US force Iran back onto the petrodollar. Simply put, if Iran's International Oil Bourse is allowed to operate free of US intervention, the dollar will lose its global reserve status and domestic economies everywhere -- including the US -- will have greater monetary freedom.

    I don't see anyone launching missiles at the US but I'm pretty sure China could take out our satellites which would handcuff our military. Actually, I could see Putin being very tempted to launch a few missiles at Sarah Palin if our missile defenses were down.
     
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    China= they
    experiment=civilization= present kaos
     
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    China and Russia would back Iran with nothing more than angry rhetoric. Venezuela is irrelevant, and India would NOT climb into bed with China against the US. Try again.
     
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    If China is not our friend, neither are they really an enemy. As for the rest, your 'civilization as experiment' theory should probably be on a thread of its own where you can explore your craziness fully.
     

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