There’s been a lot of hubbub in the Chinese and Western news lately about the situation in Libya, and about China’s sort of “support while not supporting” stance allowed them to save some face. In the meantime, every paper over here paints the US, UK, and France out to be colonial imperialists only in Libya for the oil. Conveniently, none of these reports mention that this operation also has support of the Arab League and the African Union, or that China could have stopped the whole damn thing with a veto.

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