"If the Americans draw
their missiles and position-guided ammunition on
to the target zone on China's territory, I think
we will have to respond with nuclear weapons,"
Zhu Chenghu, a major general in the People's Liberation
Army, said at an official briefing, according to
the Financial Times.
Does anyone know chariman
Bernard Schwartz at Loral Space & Communications?
Maybe he can have his company send more engineers
and scientists to China to help them make their
wobbly ICBM platforms even more stable. They sure
did a fine job in the 1990s. Without Bernie and
Loral, the Chicoms couldn't even make the threat
credibly. But what the hell, it put a lot of money
into the campaign coffers of a certain party here
in the U.S.
Our defense contractors have
been running over each other trying to sell into
China and locate our technology there. Ditto for
aerospace, both aircraft and spacecraft.
We've sold our security for cheaper prices at Wal-Mart.