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The Storm Clouds That Cancelled the Sino-U.S. Summit Were Not from Katrina
From the Epoch Times
By He Qinglian
The Chinese government rapidly made full preparations for chief executive Hu Jintao’s visit to the US, spending vast amounts of effort on easing the increasing tension between the two countries. In order to “fix” relations with Congress, the Chinese government invited Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert to lead a delegation of nineteen congressmen to China, and confirmed that it would place an order for fifty Boeing airplanes from the U.S. The Chinese government issued the white paper, “China's Endeavors for Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation,” on September 1st in order to ameliorate the effects of General Zhu Chenghu’s nuclear threats against the US and to dissipate the militant image created by the China-Russia Joint Military Exercise...
He Qinglian, the author of “Modernization’s Pitfalls,” is perhaps the most famous Chinese economic commentator.