ST: "America's economic preponderance is gone forever" .

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  1. Bic_Cherry

    Bic_Cherry Active Member

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    preponderance is gone forever" .

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    When Mr Barack Obama handed Mr Donald Trump the keys to the White House in January 2017, he warned his successor that his biggest foreign policy challenge would be North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes.

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  2. Lil Mike

    Lil Mike Well-Known Member

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    Hey, no one's arguing with you on this. The US is at the equivalent position as the UK right before the Suez Canal incident. We have all the trappings of a great power, but we're a hollow one that's just waiting for that one foreign policy moment to prove it to the world. Biden may be just the President to begin the process of humiliation and obsolescence
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