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    • Avrum
    • 13.07.07 | 17:17 (IDT)

    May years ago I played a board game called "Diplomacy". It was basically a game about forging alliances and using those alliances to either attack the bordering country or defend your own. An off shoot of that game is today's other board game "Risk" China is in a odd position. She needs Middle East oil and must appease the suppliers. But on the other hand China cannot let her customers ,the huge Western market N. America and Europe falter due to poor economic conditions that could be caused by outside strife. ( Islam ) Israel will supply India with missile defence systems and would supply China with other systems...if allowed by the USA. Right now the USA is poo-pooing this move. I feel a lot better having a strong China~Israel~India diplomatic alliance along with the sometimes mis-givings of the crew in Washington. China and India are not stupid. They are playing the game of Diplomacy rather well thank you.

    from the article: Report: India, Israel to jointly develop $2.47b. missile system
    First published 00:00 13.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.07.07
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