Monday, March 09, 2009

Deja-Vu With The Chinese

The fact that the Chinese did almost exactly the same thing to the Bush Administration eight springs ago begs the question as to whether this is a coincidence or the second instance in what is becoming a pattern of the Chinese government testing new American presidents early in their administrations.

China says US navy ship was breaking law-HK website
Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:35am

BEIJING, March 10 (Reuters) - China said a U.S. naval vessel was conducting illegal surveying activities off its southern island of Hainan, a Hong Kong television website reported on Tuesday, after the Pentagon said Chinese ships had harassed the vessel in international waters.

"The U.S. navy vessel concerned has been in China's special economic zone conducting illegal surveying activities," said a statement from the Chinese embassy in Washington, reported by the website of Hong Kong-based Phoenix Television (

"China cannot accept these baseless accusations. China demands that the United States halt all illegal surveying activities," said the statement

OK China. Whatever you say.

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