Posted by Parhad on July 13, 2001 at 02:19:27:
In Reply to: New site posted by Tony on July 13, 2001 at 00:06:51:
I found it especially interesting that they used the Lion of
If two countries have each a majority of a non-renewable resource on this planet...one necessary for so many parts of the economies of both countries...I'd want to use up the other guy's first too...controlling the price he sets and the rate at which he produces it. I would also rather not be bothered by conquering and ruling the other country...far better to have them forced into compliance.
To achieve this goal I would use ANYTHING, any religious
argument, and racial, ethnic stereotype..ANYTHING...in order to get my way.
The new international economy and world market means it is easier for international financiers to make their deals AND buy politicians and influence laws and policies to benefit "world trade"...which means their bottom line.
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