“As Protectionism Hots Up”

As more nations are being told to conserve their market share and not rely on exports for their higher GDP a number of countries will create their own manufacturing base, whilst others who relied soley on services will suffer. Where do we stand well my opinion having sold off all access to our future prosperity all we have left is debt. What is your opinion?

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President Barack Obama has said no nation should rely on exports to the United States for growth.

Mr Obama said countries with a large surplus must take steps to boost domestic demand – in an apparent reference to China and Japan.

It follows a G20 summit in Seoul, which highlighted disagreements among members over trade imbalances.

“There’s no need to view trade, commerce or economic growth as zero-sum games, where one country always has to prosper at the expense of another.”

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” How Simple It Is To Start A War “

I read this article more than once as l felt it required at least a more in depth understanding of what was being said, but find it both bizarre and incredulous, that such a simple order could start World War 3, what is anyones else’s opinion?
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Singer James Blunt has told the BBC how he refused an order to attack Russian troops when he was a British soldier in Kosovo.

Mr Blunt said he was willing to risk a court martial by rejecting the order from a US General.

But he was backed by British General Sir Mike Jackson, who told him “I’m not going to have my soldiers be responsible for starting World War 3”.

Blunt was ordered to seize an airfield – but the Russians had got there first.

“The direct command [that] came in from General Wesley Clark was to overpower them. Various words were used that seemed unusual to us. Words such as ‘destroy’ came down the radio.”

Asked if following the order would have risked starting World War 3, Blunt, who was a 25-year-old cavalry officer at the time, replied: “Absolutely. And that’s why we were querying our instruction from an American general”.

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” Conservative Noose Tightens On The Peoples Neck’s”

As the real truth about what the government intends in welfare reform, many people that are not able to work due to circumstances beyond their control will be left high and dry. Now even parents with children and no husband or wife to help to support them will be hit, what is their next move as they tighten their noose of conservatism.
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Under sweeping welfare reforms, claimants who refuse job or training offers could have their benefits stopped for up to three years.

Charities have warned it could lead to “extreme hardship” for some families.

Mr Duncan Smith said the sanctions would be less severe for parents but they would still lose some benefits.

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