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Elaine Lies: No Big Arms Sales to China if Embargo Lifted

From Reuters, via washingtonpost.com: Speaking after a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, Chirac said: “I told him that arms exports to China won’t take place; the same with sensitive technology.” Chirac said the reason for lifting the ban was political and that it was no longer appropriate. “The conditions are not the same […]

Courting China

The International Herald Tribune has published an editorial against France’s call for an end to the arms embargo against China: “The sight of Western presidents and prime ministers taking turns to kowtow before China’s leaders is perhaps the surest measure of the Chinese economic miracle. There’s money to be made behind that Great Wall, and […]

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