The View From 1776
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Obama To Bow, Or Perhaps To Kneel, To Chinese Leaders?
Chinese authorities seem to have little use for diplomatic sensitivity.
The Washington Times reports that Chinese see U.S. debt as weapon in Taiwan dispute:
China’s military stepped up pressure on the United States on Monday by calling for a government sell-off of U.S. debt securities in retaliation for recent arms sales to Taiwan…
“The Chinese military now believes that China has tremendous economic and financial leverage, especially over the United States, and they are giving fair warning to the world that they will use it when they can…”