Dadufuss: China is diversifying into gold,Euro,buying copper mines,etc, scaling back in buying US debt. If they want to pull out, can only do it gradually as not to crash US. They know better if US crashed, so would Europe,Japan, and the rest, hence China itself. US'democratic system and capitalism is still what China is betting on. A country with these as foundation can turn around despite the mistakes have been made, though not without a huge price to pay.