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Blue sky thinking aside, the world is a world of finite resources.

Yet populations grow and nations seek material power and wealth, two things which can only be had through control of resources.

There are all kinds of ways to compete.

Right now the US favors unmanned drones and boots on the ground. China favors checkbooks and engineers on the ground.

Right now the competition is peaceful. Right now.