WW3 If China and Russia gets pissed at us for attacking Syria.
Back in the late Fifties during the Eisenhower days, there were periodic war games involving military and intelligence assets. When situations like this were war-gamed, the confrontation led to a nuclear exchange either immediately or incrementally over a two-week period.
Only way China gets involved is if Russia attacks China or we attack China.
China’s debt makes the US’s look positively prudent. Charlene Chu from Fitch Ratings is the rock star analyst for having the guts to a) call attention to it, and b) still live and work in Beijing.
China’s borrowing is at 216% of their STATED GDP, which is a lot higher than their actual.
Keeping their own confederation of conscripted states together is going to be a big enough job for the moment.
Nothing is destabilizing the world right now as the US green lighting the ‘Arab Spring’. They must have fired the German in charge of marketing the first pogrom and hired a Park Avenue guy. The German would have called it “The Final Solution”.