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    • peter green
    • 01.12.10 | 05:09 (IST)

    All politics are local and you sir, only seem to view things through your own narrow prism. And yet, if the US was an empire in decline why do the Pacific rim countries, South Korea, Japan, etc cling to US protection in lieu of China's expansionism. I don't see Israel, or any other country for that matter, with 5-6 carrier groups roaming the seas. Or any other country reaping the trade benefits such power begets. peter green

    from the article: WikiLeaks cables tell the story of an empire in decline
    First published 01:36 01.12.10 | Last updated 01:36 01.12.10
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