... and they would want to waste all of that money to kill their golden goose for a reason ...? How would their 3 billion population react to some idiot general start a war with US? Commies in China have more problems on their hands right know that they can handle at this time. The crisis is also effecting them. THEY hold paper that is JUST a promise to repay, for REAL goods that WE consumed. They have to fight inflation, high unemployment in rural areas, so their "solution" would be to blow 1.4 trillion dollars? I doubt it.