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China Facts We Should Consider When Thinking Ahead (if We Do)

Once upon a time it was a basic assumption that no country had permanent friends, but that each country had permanent interests. Friends might come and go ("what have you done for me lately?") but interests, well, they were based on geopolitical realities, not on ideology or religion. When we now have a major domestic political party that is more interested in contemplating its own navel, driven by its own ripening rightist heroics and fantasies, and whose presidential choices never seem to think more than one move ahead, well, it behooves the rest of us to protect ourselves and our national interest by doing exactly such thinking ahead. Therefore, here are some facts (yes, I know that "facts" frighten the aforementioned political party, but so be it) we may wish to contemplate and include when exercising foresight for our future, facts complied by BusinessInsider