Friday, January 24, 2014

Roubini: Many Davos Speakers Think It’s Like 1914 … Right Before WWI Broke Out | Washington's Blog

Well-known economist Nouriel Roubini tweeted from the gathering of the rich and powerful at Davos:
Many speakers compare 2014 to 1914 when WWI broke out & no one expected it. A black swan in the form of a war between China & Japan?
http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/2014-01-23/roubini-many-davos-speakers-think-it%E2%80%99s-1914-%E2%80%A6-right-ww1-broke-out

h/t: suteibu

Abe sees World War I echoes in Japan-China tensions | Japan Today

"Prime Minister Shinzo Abe comparedcurrent tensions between Japan and China to rivalry between Britain and Germany on the eve of World War I..."

And the meme spreads.

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