United Kingdom-As the cultural homeland of the USA, and producer of some of the greatest literature and a mighty cultural and commerical empire.
Germany-At least pre-1918 Germany. I’ve always admired the Prussians and especially Bismarck, one of the greatest statesmen in history. Hitler on the other was a boorish Austrian rabble-rousing peasent and the exact opposite of Bismarck.
China-The progenitor of the greatest cultural influence on Korea and the rest of East Asia. Plus I admire its social conservatism as preserved in Taiwan and Singapore and it has proved to be a fertile ground for the expansion of CHristianity.