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Response to Poll_Blind (Original post)

Sat Jun 9, 2012, 06:16 PM

37. Bush I was the tipping point (and Clinton pushed us farther)

 

The USSR collapsed, China changed from communism to state controlled capitalism, and the Eurozone was created.

Instead of harvesting the peace dividend and putting our own house in order, the United States embarked on establishing world hegemony as the sole superpower.

Thereby sowing the seeds of our own destruction.

Once we are the sole superpower, everyone is going to be against us:
- terrorism and other forms of asymmetric warfare,
- economic competition,
- non-cooperation and passive agressive alliances.

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