Comments on: Counterparties: Change comes to Europe http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/05/07/counterparties-change-comes-to-europe/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: MrRFox http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/05/07/counterparties-change-comes-to-europe/comment-page-1/#comment-38753 Tue, 08 May 2012 07:20:11 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=13774#comment-38753 This whole mess with the EU/EZ is really nothing but good, at least in a power-politics sense, for the US, isn’t it?

The unified EU had demonstrated an intention to make its mark by behaving in an obstructionist and hostile manner toward the US in international politics. The added clout that (apparent) unity provided made the EU far more of a problem than the individual nations of Europe – even ever-hostile Germany – could be. Thanks to the Euro debacle, that unhelpful influence seems to be diminished now. Good riddance.

Now, there’s just the matter of placing the shackles on China – one way or the other – and the US will once again be secure, all alone and unchallenged on the top of the hill, and for a good long while. Cool, said the Tuesday troll.

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