by Stephen Lendman
On November 12, a joint press release by US Senate Foreign Relations
Committee hardliners Chris Coons, Jeff Merkley, Marco Rubio, and Todd
Young called for combatting China.
The so-called Global Economic
Security Strategy Act of 2019 (GESS) is all about wanting China
marginalized, weakened, contained, and isolated.
It’s part of the US imperial strategy to undermine China’s economic, financial, technological, and military development.
calls for requiring Trump and future presidents “to regularly produce
and submit to Congress a Global Economic Security Strategy.”
claiming national security depends on unchallenged US economic growth,
the measure calls for “respond(ing) in the most effective manner
possible to international predatory economic practices (sic).”
“practices” are a US specialty in dealings with other nations, seeking
an advantage by fair or foul means — notably by wars of aggression and
economic terrorism, wanting all nations subservient to its interests...
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