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China Cancels US Military Contact

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posted on Oct, 6 2008 @ 07:39 PM
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China Cancels US Military Contact


news.bbc.co.uk

China has cancelled military and diplomatic exchanges with the US in protest at a $6.5bn deal to supply Taiwan with arms, US officials say.

The US is Taiwan's largest arms supplier.

The US said the deal would not alter the military balance in the region but was "a demonstration of the commitment of this administration to provide Taiwan the defensive arms its needs to be strong"
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posted on Oct, 6 2008 @ 07:39 PM
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This is being downplayed rather nicely. Does anyone else suppose this could be a strong step towards a second cold war? Is it more misdirection?

How significant is it that we would start drawing a line in the sand that has lain flat for decades?

I think that no matter what theory you subscribe to, it's important to keep our ears to the ground.

I'm sorry if this is a bit rambling. There is just so much turmoil in the world over the last few days, I hate to see America making more waves....

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posted on Oct, 6 2008 @ 07:43 PM
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