No Shit.Yeah, know we supplied UK and Soviets before our physical entry into the European WW2 theatre.
North Korea is China's closest ally. At the end of the day, China loves how North Korea keeps US a little "busy".
The debt itself is Staggering.
Note how little Russia paid back. 1 million in Grain and Russia owed more than the UK. Makes you wonder alot more about the cold war now since we now can point the Finger at Harry Dexter White.
From that perspective we think about China as a communist state and the rate at which they are making moves these days.