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An Offer China Can’t Refuse

By on 10.10.06 | 12:37PM

Cliff May makes a good point about perhaps the one bit of leverage we have over China:

“If you won't stand in the way of a nuclear

North Korea, we won't stand in the way of a nuclear Japan. Continue along the present course and soon, you will face an Asia where your adversaries are armed with nuclear weapons.”

David Frum touches on this as well in a column for today's NY Times. America certainly would have a partner in Japan's new hardline Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.  

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