“Chinese assertion has backfired,” says Andrew Carr, an expert on Asia-Pacific security at the Australian National University in Canberra.Seriously, what do you say about a course of action that makes Japanese rearmament look great even to Japan's neighbors?
“They don’t see the connection between upping the tempo on the maritime operations and the fact that so many countries in the region are moving towards the very counter-containment strategies Beijing doesn’t want,” says Michael Green, former Asia director at the National Security Council ...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Free Advice: Hey, Beijing, Bullying Is Not a Foreign Policy
In terms of looking at China's foreign policy, consider these also the quotes of the day: