China and Russia acted with stupidity and shortsightness - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • sami abu ismail
    • 11.10.11 | 19:07 (IST)

    Russia is a one man show (Putin) while China is controlled by one Parti. The decison making in thses two countries is static and rigid. There is no real public opinion in both and hence they hardly react correctly to a fast-moving world. While Arabs have suffered immensly from Western hegemony for decades and in principle it is not a charity organization, Nato support for Libya will be remembered and praised for long not only in that country but also by humanity as a whole. Without the resolute backing has saved a lot of lives that the dictator intended to slaughter mercilessly. China and Russia were very late to let down the regime. Their blunder in supporoting Assad in the UN is unforgiveable. Arab masses would nor forgive nor forget. Unfortunately, their heavy -handed grip in power obscure their strategice vision. Being stll dictatorships, they do not care evidently.

    from the article: China urges Syria to honor reform promises
    First published 15:06 11.10.11 | Last updated 15:06 11.10.11
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