Originally Posted by arglebargle
China already controls things: They can bring down the world economy any time they want. Same thing for the major oil suppliers.
You just have to hope that they think they are also too tightly tied to the anchor rode to toss that anchor over the side.
Doing the bolded is a lot easier than you might ever think.
Walk two terrorists into the NYSE and London stock exchanges, blow them up.
Two weeks later, hit the Tokyo stock exchange.
I've actually got about 4 different scenarios pieced together to destroy the world economies.