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Submitted by Jindal (United States), Sep 4, 2010 at 00:22

You are absolutely right. Criminals like Jiang Zemin of China can get a US visa but not Narendra Modi. The reason behind this is not as obvious as you might expect. From the time of the historical visit by Nixon-Kissinger to China, the US has been in the bed with China. What the US never realized was that China played a "great game" with the US. China could do that simply because their think-tanks had the right grand strategy to play the US out. And it worked. What the US should have done thirty years ago was to focus on developing trade relations with India instead of China. Even today, strategic think-tanks in the US fearfully praise China due to its hard power but haven't yet concluded that without giving India its rightful place (economically and militarily) in a world order, it is impossible for the US to deal with China Power. Once US strategists realize this with clarity, Indian statesmen like Narendra Modi won't be denied visas. Who knows? It might be too late already for that realization to sink in. No one can see China for what it has been doing - "expansionism". First, Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, Macau, then comes the Taiwan dispute, Aksai Chin & Arunchal Pradesh (disputed with India) and here comes the South China Sea haggle.

The sad fact is global strategists still can't see things for what they are! If one can't decipher the pacific problem, all strategies will be pacific (pun intended). China has brilliantly managed their "peaceful rise" diplomacy and made a big fool off of global strategists all over. There is no such thing. China will continue to shamelessly proliferate and do as it pleases, and even more so with its newfound financial clout. The rest of us can thumb our noses and keep deliberating on yet another pacific strategy with a looming checkmate. Given the history of superbly clever cloaking of China's policies, my personal prediction is that China will not stop at becoming an Asian hegemon or a world hegemon, which it is destined to become anyway. The US maybe a hegemon today but it is not a true superpower, but China will become both in a real sense. Given all projections, not a single regional or world power or even an alliance of world powers will be able to contain China in the future.

Once China gets there which it will eventually, one can expect China to play smart games and take over regions in the Asia-Pacific, and further expand its powers so dramatically that none would be able to challenge it in a thousand years. Now that's what I call a strategy! I've already marked everything from Japan to Australia as China in my futuristic looking world map. Fareed Zakaria has feared that "No one wants to live in a Chinese world order", and hence a multi-polar world order would be a better proposition. Perhaps that's his Kissinger pipe dream and these folks should be prepared for rude shocks from China sooner or later and there's nothing anyone can or would be able to do about it. Given the continued impotence of global think-tanks and ground realities, my forecasts have a high probability of coming true. All those greedy Chinese communists should be congratulated for what they have accomplished so far and what they will in the coming decades. Let's get ready for the Chinese new world order that is to come in the 21st century.

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