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> Why would you buy oil from a country or give access to your tech to them when they are using these resources to ramp up their military against you?

Does the US sanction China like it does Iran? The only difference is that China is a larger market than Iran and is close to power parity with the US.

These sanctions are ineffective and disproportionately punish your average Iranian citizen, while we ignore the elephant that is China, which is far more dangerous as an adversary [1] [2].

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Hundred-Year-Marathon-Strategy-Replac...

[2] https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2020/09/04/w...




Different levels of adversaries require different approaches? The attempted migration of manufacturing of US business from China to other countries I believe is ongoing?




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