Tuesday, March 16, 2004
"It's the biggest in scale and the most substantial in content of an exercise between the Chinese navy and a foreign navy," Xinhua said on Monday, quoting Ju Xinchun, the captain of the destroyer "Harbin."
What is going on? I guess they are desperate to get back on the world scene and let everyone know that they still matter? (an aside: much like a lot of this country doesn't want to be associated with Pres. Bush, I don't condone holding the French people personally accountable for the actions of their govt. If you respond that they elected him, well, we elected all our officials as well.)
It's not an outright attack on HK, but it is blatant intimidation, no matter what catch-phrases they use to justify it.