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Diane - I continue to be 'amazed' at your insight on all these 'international' affairs etc. I look forward to your continued info and analysis of situations 'around' the world. Wonderful work!!!!

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Sep 25, 2023Liked by Diane Francis

The problem with the prognosis for China, India, and SE Asia to attain commercial Nirvana is that they rely on subjugating a huge swath of the population. That might have worked in past centuries when information was highly controlled, but that business plan is doomed to fail in the modern world.

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No it is inconceivable that Trump will get back. Not "conceilsable". Wake up!

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Good point

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Sep 25, 2023Liked by Diane Francis

Excellent analysis as always. Fingers crossed the conclusion is correct

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Sorry 'Not conceivable' He is likely to be in prison

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Good info - a little scary.However, my greatest fear is the 'rot' within USA & Canada's lack of interest in defence.

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Sep 26, 2023Liked by Diane Francis

Thank you, Diane. Yes, Russia is only using China right now

and China always plays the

long game, with Manchuria in

mind.

Very astute understanding of

southeast Asia and their current and future rolls in

geo-politics and trade.

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Sep 25, 2023Liked by Diane Francis

I have recently started to watch Zeihan on GeoPolitics. He predicts China’s imminent collapse within the next few decades due to a variety of factors. Here’s his video. It’s short so: https://youtu.be/mqA5NODRnQI?si=kXDYc0HrC20IVgmb

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Interesting. I'm inclined to believe both the experts I cite that is to say that China won't decline rapidly and won't grow rapidly, depending on its "management" and "rivals". These are also long trends which must be kept in mind.

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Sep 26, 2023Liked by Diane Francis

I thought it was interesting that I got two sort of opposite views in one week. 😀

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Excellent article again. I believe the Russia and China friendship forever agreement simply gave Putin the courage to invade the Ukraine. I believe that agreement is a tentative one where China could easily back out.

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