China's Foreign Policy in CHAOS!

China's Foreign Policy in CHAOS!

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OCCUPY TIANNANMEN

Port Moody, Canada

#1 Apr 1, 2013
CHINA NEWS Updated April 1, 2013, 11:42 a.m. ET WSJ

Editor Penalty Shows China's Conflict on North Korea

By JEREMY PAGE

BEIJING—When Deng Yuwen, an editor at a prominent Communist Party newspaper, penned an op-ed article entitled "China should abandon North Korea" in February, it was hailed by many diplomats as a sign that Beijing was reviewing ties with its neighbor following the most recent nuclear test there.

Several leading Chinese academics have made similar calls in recent weeks.

Soon after the opinion column was published in the Financial Times, however, Mr. Deng was punished for it with a monthlong suspension from his job at the Study Times, according to people familiar with the matter.

On Monday, when contacted, Mr. Deng told The Wall Street Journal, "I can't accept interviews about this. Please understand the situation."

Mr. Deng's punishment highlights the conflicted response of China's new leadership to North Korea's repeated threats toward South Korea and the U.S., and the unusually robust U.S. measures they have provoked.

Many observers see evidence that the leadership is increasingly frustrated by the failure of its North Korea policy, and concerned about the prospects of another military clash on its border, analysts say. But those concerns are still outweighed by military commanders' desire to maintain Pyongyang as a strategic buffer against the U.S.—a desire which has intensified as a result of the U.S. "pivot" toward Asia.

While several academics have called for China to downgrade ties, or reduce aid and investment, Mr. Deng went a step further in the February editorial and urged Beijing to pursue Korean reunification.

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OCCUPY TIANNANMEN

Port Moody, Canada

#2 Apr 1, 2013
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Beijing sees the recent U.S. moves to strengthen its missile-defense system and fly advanced bombers and fighter jets to South Korea as direct threats to its security interests. It sees a greater threat, however, in the prospect of North Korea either collapsing or reunifying with the South, both of which it believes would help the U.S. to "contain" China.

China—which backed North Korea in the 1950-53 Korean War and is still by far its biggest aid donor, investor and trade partner—has also long worried that a regime collapse there would trigger a flood of refugees into northeastern Chinese provinces.

As a result, China is unlikely to adopt major changes to its North Korea policy, analysts and diplomats say, despite its failed efforts to promote economic reform there and to encourage dialogue through "six-party talks" between Pyongyang, Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo, Washington and Moscow.

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OCCUPY TIANNANMEN

Port Moody, Canada

#3 Apr 1, 2013
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Beijing has indicated its displeasure with North Korea's latest nuclear test by backing new U.N. sanctions against Pyongyang and slowing some cross-border trade with tighter customs inspections, the diplomats and analysts say.

Chinese customs figures show that exports of rice to North Korea dropped to zero in January, before rebounding in February, and crude oil exports to the country also dropped to zero in February. With official data on crude oil exports in March not yet available, it remains unclear whether those declines were cyclical, or the result of a policy decision in Beijing, according to several analysts.

But even if those were punitive measures, many analysts say Beijing has taken such steps before—after North Korea tested its first nuclear device in 2006, for example—with negligible effects on Pyongyang's leadership. They also say China is unlikely to go further this time given recent U.S. moves to bolster defense ties in Asia.

"China might cut oil exports for five or 30 days, but only enough to send a political message, and it will have no effect, because North Korea ultimately knows that if it dies, China becomes more insecure." said Shen Dingli, vice dean of the Institute of International Affairs at Fudan University in Shanghai.

"At the end of the day, the DPRK [North Korea] is not China's enemy—it does not sell weapons to Taiwan, it does not support Japan on territorial issues, and it is not trying to contain China," said Mr. Shen, referring to ways that the U.S. grates on China, and using the formal name for North Korea—the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Mr. Shen is one of the academics who have argued publicly in favor of downgrading China's relationship with North Korea. He and other Chinese international-relations experts say there is an unusually open debate going on in policy-making circles about how to redefine China's relationship with North Korea.

But academics like Mr. Shen represent only one side of the debate and may have limited influence on the party leadership, especially relative to the People's Liberation Army, which is preoccupied with ways to counteract U.S. military influence in Asia, according to several experts and diplomats.

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OCCUPY TIANNANMEN

Port Moody, Canada

#4 Apr 1, 2013
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Commentators linked to the Chinese military and security establishment have taken a very different tack, arguing that China should in fact strengthen its relations with North Korea in order to counterbalance U.S. efforts to contain China through the strategic "pivot".

Ren Weidong, an associate research fellow at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, which has links to the Ministry of State Security, argued in a recent article published in the overseas edition of the People's Daily that China should make full use of its relations with North Korea and Russia to help counterbalance U.S. influence in Asia.

"The biggest strategic interest that the U.S. has is to wreck China-North Korea ties, so that North Korea can serve as a strategic front in a new Cold War against China," Mr. Ren wrote in another recent piece in the Global Times newspaper. "Washington seeks to make China lose its composure through creating tensions in regional situations and Sino-U.S. relations."

A recent commentary in the People's Liberation Army Daily, the main military newspaper, blamed the U.S. for the instability on the Korean peninsula, saying: "The main reason why North Korea is bent on developing nuclear weapons is basically the threat that the U.S. poses to its security."

General Zhu Chenghu of China's National Defense University made a similar argument in a recent presentation at the University of Denver's Jackson/Ho China Forum in February, according to a video of the event available online.

"China and North Korea have a very, very special relationship," said Gen. Zhu, reminding the audience of the large Chinese casualties during the Korean War. He blamed successive U.S. administrations for provoking North Korea into pursuing nuclear weapons, and urged the U.S., Japan and South Korea to reduce the scale and frequency of military exercises aimed at North Korea.

"They [the North Koreans] are poor. They have no way to protect themselves because if they keep a million strong troops, they will have to spend much on that," he said. "Maybe in their understanding, development of nuclear weapons is the best way to protect their national security."
OCCUPY TIANNANMEN

Port Moody, Canada

#5 Apr 1, 2013
What a JOKE!

"Are we still as close as lips and teeth? But the teeth are paranoid, backward idiots? Does that mean we CCP are as well? Is it still the 1950's? What is the lie of the day? Who is our friend and who is our enemy today? Duuuuuhhhhhhh?"

So FUNNY when the CCP idiots spin in confusion like that!

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!
OCCUPY TIANNANMEN

Surrey, Canada

#6 Apr 2, 2013
The farcical confusion of China's inept foreign policy continues....

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142412788...

"Duuuhhhh? Are we still Stalinists? Huh? Does King Kim call the shots for China? Uhhhhh????,etc., etc....."

So FUNNY when the CCP idiots spin in confusion like that!

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!
It is Amazing

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#7 Apr 2, 2013
If China foreign policy is really so bad, it will only affect them?

Yes! It makes you happy who reason unknown to us!

What has this got to do with us really?

You need to see a headshrinker and urgently!

While you are there,check with the oncologist as well.

Otherwise it will spread to the rest of your body soon.
CCP really SUCKS

Surrey, Canada

#9 Apr 2, 2013
It is Amazing wrote:
If China foreign policy is really so bad, it will only affect them?
Yes! It makes you happy who reason unknown to us!
What has this got to do with us really?
You need to see a headshrinker and urgently!
While you are there,check with the oncologist as well.
Otherwise it will spread to the rest of your body soon.
So China exists in an imaginary bubble now?

So FUNNY when the CCP idiot Red Guards spin in confusion like that!

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!
It is Amazing

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#10 Apr 2, 2013
CCP really SUCKS wrote:
<quoted text>
So China exists in an imaginary bubble now?
So FUNNY when the CCP idiot Red Guards spin in confusion like that!
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!
You are living in the past and is hallucinating! Red Guards????

Like I says...

You need to see a headshrinker and urgently!

While you are there,check with the oncologist as well.

Otherwise it will spread to the rest of your body soon.
CCP really SUCKS

Surrey, Canada

#11 Apr 2, 2013
It is Amazing wrote:
<quoted text>
You are living in the past and is hallucinating! Red Guards????
Like I says...
You need to see a headshrinker and urgently!
While you are there,check with the oncologist as well.
Otherwise it will spread to the rest of your body soon.
Yes, the Chinese Communist Party is so WEAK and ILLEGITIMATE, it cannot stand the slightest criticism!

Good luck with that total dependence on Red Guard hate tactics and lies!

HA HA HA HA HA HA!
It is Amazing

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#12 Apr 2, 2013
You cannot be treated posting those NEGATIVE things in here.

It does not concern us.

We are not SHRINK!

Like I says...

You need to see a headshrinker and urgently!

While you are there,check with the oncologist as well.

Otherwise it will spread to the rest of your body soon.
CCP really SUCKS

Surrey, Canada

#13 Apr 2, 2013
What a JOKE!

"Are we still as close as lips and teeth? But the teeth are paranoid, backward idiots? Does that mean we CCP are as well? Is it still the 1950's? What is the lie of the day? Who is our friend and who is our enemy today? Duuuuuhhhhhhh?"

So FUNNY when the CCP idiots spin in confusion like that!

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!
It is Amazing

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#14 Apr 2, 2013
CCP really SUCKS wrote:
What a JOKE!
"Are we still as close as lips and teeth? But the teeth are paranoid, backward idiots? Does that mean we CCP are as well? Is it still the 1950's? What is the lie of the day? Who is our friend and who is our enemy today? Duuuuuhhhhhhh?"
So FUNNY when the CCP idiots spin in confusion like that!
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!
You cannot be treated posting those NEGATIVE things in here.

It does not concern us.

We are not SHRINK!

Like I says...

You need to see a headshrinker and urgently!

While you are there,check with the oncologist as well.

Otherwise it will spread to the rest of your body soon.
CCP are STUPID

Port Moody, Canada

#16 Apr 3, 2013
It is Amazing wrote:
<quoted text>
You cannot be treated posting those NEGATIVE things in here.
It does not concern us.
We are not SHRINK!
Like I says...
You need to see a headshrinker and urgently!
While you are there,check with the oncologist as well.
Otherwise it will spread to the rest of your body soon.
So, tell us the "positive" side of Stalinist mass-murdering dictatorships like North Korea and China?

Oh, I see. There are none, and you are only paid to HIDE THE CRIMES of the CCP!
He is Coming Soon

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#17 Apr 3, 2013
Now, for more important issues:
www.scribd.com/doc/31322017 ...
CCP are STUPID

Port Moody, Canada

#18 Apr 3, 2013
Can YOU save the souls of the SCUMMY TRAITORS that work for Stalinist mass-murdering dictatorships like North Korea and China?
He is Coming Soon

Since: Dec 12

Location hidden

#19 Apr 3, 2013
CCP are STUPID wrote:
Can YOU save the souls of the SCUMMY TRAITORS that work for Stalinist mass-murdering dictatorships like North Korea and China?
I can't, but God can do the impossible.
CCP really SUCKS

Surrey, Canada

#20 Apr 3, 2013
Well, if God can save China from the CCP, I wish her luck then.
It is Amazing

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#21 Apr 3, 2013
Whether CCP or CIA or Obama "Read my lips" are LIARS or really sucks does not concern me and I do not see why it should concern you!

Most nation laid their RED CARPET to welcome Chinese Leaders and according to you their foreign policy failed. Great assessment. Joke is on you, sick man of Poor Poor Canada (meaning why Canada admitted you, a liar and a manipulator).

Each nation to each own.

That is precisely why everybody is AVOID you like AIDS!

You are MENTALLY ILL and needs to see a PSYCHIATRIST quick.

Everything you posted so far does not concern anyone of us and we FAIL to understand what has it got to do with you.

With so much BAD WISHES and FEELING cast at others!!!

There is so much NEGATIVENESS in you that I advise you to consult an ONCOLOGIST as well when you are doing a medical checkup for the brain. It may have spread to the rest of your body.
CCP really SUCKS

Surrey, Canada

#22 Apr 3, 2013
He is Coming Soon wrote:
<quoted text>I can't, but God can do the impossible.
Well, if God can save China from the CCP, I wish her luck then.

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