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13 June 2019

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The Atlantic Alliance is in tatters now.

Australia and New Zealand are better placed to focus on trade driven diplomacy inclinations with China than the fading supreme leadership from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

And now we appear to have Iran bombing US oil tankers in the Middle East joining in the balance of power play. Abe, from Japan, has even attempted to try to ease the tension.

And one of our own PNG writers is over there in Tehran at a world meeting on innovation and nano technology. He is being shown what a wonderful place Iran is, a lovely peaceful country, even if there is no alcohol.

So there is never a dull moment when it comes to power plays between countries.

The Australians rushed to close down their factories in Australia and move offshore to China and other Asian countries where they could set up and use "cheap labour".
So we really are embedded with these countries.

Now Sydney has been very Asianised by talented men and women who seem to love democracy and many of the new arrivals in Epping seem to have come from Hong Kong, so the plot thickens.

Given Russia and China's seeming (and some would say welcome) intent to supplant the USD as the world's 'reserve currency', we probably have even more to fear ....

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