Posted Jan 24, 2014 by Martin Armstrong
The most unlikely place to see tensions rising just made the list – Australian v Indonesia. The real issue has been economics and trying to prevent the boat people from entering Australia. Australian warships have crossed into Indonesian waters and this has led to tensions rising with Indonesia now increasing its patrols against Australia. While war is unlikely, this simply illustrates the rising tensions everywhere. The main clash between the two will be sparked by religion – Islam v Christianity. But the real root cause is always economics.