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2006-02-23 India-Pakistan
Pakistan will stand by China against US ‘siege’, says Pak Minister
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Posted by john 2006-02-23 16:45|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [383 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 The Chinese really despise those that offer them "useful fealty".

To them, it means the barbarians are saying first that they think China is weak, second, that they, the barbarians, think that they have something that the Chinese need, and third, that they think themselves peers of the Chinese. It sounds weasely and insulting.

The typical Chinese response to this is to put on an elaborate show for the barbarian to impress them, and behaving all sweetness and light.

If, however, the Chinese respect or fear a barbarian, they are very taciturn and businesslike, and the last thing they will do is show their hand.
Posted by Anonymoose 2006-02-23 18:38||   2006-02-23 18:38|| Front Page Top

#2 Hokay; sounds like Pakland doesn't need any updated weaponry from us - except for those dropped in Waziristan in anger. Gloves off!
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2006-02-23 19:14||   2006-02-23 19:14|| Front Page Top

#3 The timing is obvious. President Bush goes to India to do nukie; PakiWacki go to ChiComs to do boogie.

I suspect more "hot pursuits" will ensue.
Posted by Captain America 2006-02-23 23:01||   2006-02-23 23:01|| Front Page Top

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