Which conflict is most likely to start WW3?

Posted by: UtherPenguin

I'm too lazy to list all the conflicts so add your own options to the conflicts I forgot.

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19 Total Votes
1

WW3 is not likely to occur

Please specify why
5 votes
2 comments
2

Military Tensions between NATO and Russia

Most notably over Ukraine
4 votes
0 comments
3

Tensions between Israel and Iran

3 votes
0 comments
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Military/Diplomatic Tensions between China and The United States.

Most notably The US's paranoia over the expansion of China.
2 votes
1 comment
5

Swag

2 votes
0 comments
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Diplomatic tensions between the US and Iran

Most notably over the Nuclear Deal
2 votes
0 comments
7

ISIL incursions in the Middle East

Most Notably in Syria and along the Turkish border.
1 vote
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8

Military/Diplomatic Tensions between North and South Korea

Praise Juche!
0 votes
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Diplomatic tensions between the US and Russia

Most notably over Ukraine
0 votes
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10

Military tensions between Ukraine and Eastern Ukraine

Most notably in Donestk
0 votes
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Territorial tensions between Japan and China

Most notably in the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
0 votes
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Vox_Veritas says2015-08-06T21:33:28.5639319Z
China's desire to become a superpower will cause it to try to undermine the US's influence in East Asia and assert its own military presence in the region, to the chagrin of its US-aligned neighbors (or just nations that hate China in general, such as Vietnam). Meanwhile, Russia resents NATO and the United States, and it wants to undermine both and become a regional superpower. The two nations, sharing a common hatred of things such as human rights and freedom, will ally together against the West in order to form a new world order. Naturally some crap will happen after this and then WW3 will start. It'll quite possibly start in either 2016 or 2017.
reece says2015-08-06T21:59:08.1534010Z
@Vox_Veritas In may this year Xi Jinping announced that world war 3 is inevitable if America doesn't get rid of it's military presence off it's shores. Despite this warning, the US hasn't moved.
Vox_Veritas says2015-08-06T22:08:45.5340478Z
If by "its shores" it means East Asian countries in general, then there's no way that's gonna happen, and the US shouldn't comply with such demands in any case.
Vox_Veritas says2015-08-06T22:10:17.2979534Z
By the way, please provide a link to where Xi Jinping said this.
58539672 says2015-08-06T22:11:57.7219341Z
@reece That isn't the first time China or another adversary has claimed that. Most of its is just bluster to rally the people at home.
reece says2015-08-06T22:17:02.4374683Z
@Vox_Veritas I'm talking about their artificial islands.
reece says2015-08-06T22:22:11.0555621Z
@58539672 It's all fun and games when small countries threaten war on the US. But when powers like China and Russia do it, you better leave one eye open.
58539672 says2015-08-06T22:46:34.9689461Z
@reece Please. America is the most terrified nation on the planet. We haven't slept in 250 years.
58539672 says2015-08-06T22:48:04.9347228Z
In all seriousness though, both China and the USSR made these exact same claims before and nothing came of them. Ill need something more substantial than his word to be convinced.
reece says2015-08-06T22:51:51.4481748Z
@58539672 Lol that was a complete 360. When the stakes are high, all you need is a persons word.
Diqiucun_Cunmin says2015-08-07T17:17:07.9737318Z
Uther, you should have put Diaoyu first, and put Senkaku in round brackets, if at all. Diaoyu was the original name; Senkaku is a silly name concocted by the Japanese who robbed us of the islands, and besides, it simply sounds like nails on a chalkboard...
Troy_the_Destroyer says2015-09-08T06:08:41.4345367Z
Bernie Sanders makes it into the primary election and goes head to head with Donald Trump. Trump continues to make a fool of himself and hands out Renee Zelwegger's home phone number during a live debate. The Corporate powers recognize Bernie is on the verge of winning the presidential office and they send 2 Black Lives Matter terrorist to have him whacked. Bernie ducks a Mac 10 and escapes into his private escort but suffers a heart attack because he's old. Alex Jones blames the Illuminati and North korea weren't bluffing, they have 10 nukes which they launch wiping out the entire planet.

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