Joined: Jun 2008
June 09, 2008 09:41:20 AM
The whole things rather awkward really.
Its not that China blame the US for their problems parse, its mostly due to the fact they missed out that large amount of growth a lot of countries went through during the industrial era. The UK advanced a lot during that period so much was accomplished, we caused a lot of pollution during that time but things slowed down after, we steadily rose technologically from that point onwards.
China is basically reaching that point except with current technology, they want everything we have and they want it now, after all why shouldn't they thats why they are advancing so fast. Same goes for India but its not quite on the same population scale.
As for the whole EU thing it does form one stable economy to some degree, but I know that the UK is keen to stay out of it for as long as possible. It's not that it wouldn't benefit us or everyone else but our economy is still one of the strongest in the world.
Back to China they've had all their issues with Tibet lately which has caused a lot of controversy around the globe, but there's no real way to intervene. I would say you are right about the fact they have a lot of power and influence over the western world. Mostly because of their size and army...
Not that they'd ever be stupid enough to actually cause a massive conflict over anything but if they ever were too it doesn't bare thinking about.