August 05, 2005

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US, China Agree On Something

Other than killing terrorists, of course. To be fair, the US and China are cooperating these days on a number of levels (North Korea, the environment, terrorism) which is more than we dared hope for 3-4 years ago. But the most recent accord between the two nations is that there should not be 4 more UN seats on the Security Council. They differ on the details - China wants Japan off the list and wants more developing countries - the US supports Japan's bid, at least formally, but wants only 2 more members. And neither of them are particularly hot on any new Permanent Members having veto powers.

Well, if neither of them want it, it ain't going to happen...

posted by HK Dave on 08.05.05 at 09:40 AM in the


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