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China’s Winning the War that the U.S. is Ignoring

The Fund Manager

Have you been to The Bahamas?

I was just in beautiful Nassau. And there’s no description for those waters other than ‘exquisite.’

In fact, it’s hard to take your eyes off of the stunning array of blues and greens, while you breathe in the ocean scents – you never want to leave. Overall, the place presents itself as the lost Garden of Eden – even for someone who went for purely business reasons.

According to

“The Bahamas archipelago is an ecological oasis sprinkled over 100,000 square miles of ocean… It comprises 700 breathtaking islands, over 2,000 rocks and cays, and boasts the clearest water on the planet – with a visibility of over 200 feet. You can see your toes as easily as you can the world’s third-largest fringing barrier reef.”

The website will also tell you that there seems to be something for everyone there: golf courses, hard-core shopping, historical sighting, bars and nightlife entertainment, to name a few. It seems like anyone who wouldn’t want a piece of the Bahamas would be insane.

In which case, that says some interesting – though perhaps unsurprising – things about the U.S. government.

China’s Cashing in on the U.S.’ Lack of Interest 

According to, the U.S. has declined to appoint a Bahamian ambassador for over eight years.

To his credit, two years ago, President Trump nominated a candidate. Yet Congress won’t confirm him, leaving the U.S. with little political sway in a country just 40 miles off Florida’s coast … which hardly seems wise, particularly when those waters are teeming with international intrigue.

To quote directly:

The Fund Manager

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Brad Thomas

Brad Thomas has been a nationally acclaimed Forbes author, speaker, thought leader and adviser in the commercial real estate industry for over three decades. He is the author of The Intelligent REIT Investor (to be published in May 2021). Thomas is the Editor of the Forbes Real Estate Investor (monthly subscription-based newsletter) and CEO at Wide Moat Research. He is also the Editor-at-large of The Property Chronicle North America. Brad tweets at @rbradthomas

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