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Unformatted text preview: will likely collapse under its own weight of statist inefficiency and massive corruption , despite being richly endowed with natural resources. ¶ However, Chinese leaders likely understand that any real replacement of the Bolivarian structure leadership by truly democratic forces could result in a significant loss of access to the region, and a cancellation of existing contracts. This, in turn, gives China an incentive to continue to support some form of the Bolivarian project going forward, even if ailing leaders such as Chávez and Fidel Castro are no longer on the scene. Goes nuclear
Hunkovic ‘9 [Lee. Prof Military Studies @ American Military University. “The ChineseTaiwanese Conflict – Possible Futures of a Confrontation between China, Taiwan, and the United States of America” www.lampmethod.com, 2009] A war between China, Taiwan and the United States has the potential to escalate into a nuclear conflict and a third world war, therefore, many countries other than the pri...
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