War With China Unthinkable? Think Again!

According to a recent study by the Pentagon-linked RAND Corporation, a US military conflict with China is unlikely by calculated move but less unlikely by miscalculation or accident. Does this not mean US interventionism in the South China Sea conflict could lead to such a nightmare scenario? Just this year the US has pushed both Vietnam and the Philippines to a more confrontational position vis-a-vis China. What if this brinkmanship and ally-shopping leads to a Chinese miscalculation? Looking at the scenarios in today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report:

Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.

14 thoughts on “War With China Unthinkable? Think Again!”

  1. Why not endorse Trump? He clearly wants a rapprochement with Russia and China. That is the road to getting rid of the threat of nuclear war.
    Survival comes first. Killary is likely to get us into a war with Russia and/or China.

      1. To my ears your comment sounds pretty non-substantive. Walsh makes a point. I think his point is half wrong as I haven’t heard any rapprochement with China talk come from Trump but it is a point.
        You have an opportunity. You can do better than calling Trump insane. I find that disappointing.

      2. Sounds a lot like a HRC endorsement 2 me…. And actually Hillary with the witches laugh, and the casual attitude about games of thermonuclear chicken with Russia/China seems the batshit insane candidate no.1. Am I the only 1 who isn’t gleefully on board for HRC and VJN’s games of chance that could get a couple of hundred million souls vaporized…???

  2. My prediction at the moment is that Trump will carry every state Romney carried, plus Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida for, IIRC, 289 electoral votes. He may carry several of those states with a plurality rather than a majority, but he’s still probably going to the White House.

    1. I read the whole thing – perhaps with insufficient care . It makes good points as well as dubious ones.
      It is very hard for us humans to be right based only on argumentation, no matter how brilliant – and harder still to tell which arguments are correct. That is why we have exoeriments in science – and polls in elections, which of course are much weaker but the best we poor creatures can do right now.

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