22 Feb '11, 12am

국채상환을 미국과의 협상에 압력수단으로 행사하는 중국, 국가채무가 하늘의 구름보다 많은 우리나라.. 그래도 계속 땡겨쓰는 뱃장.. 걱정스럽습니다

국채상환을 미국과의 협상에 압력수단으로 행사하는 중국, 국가채무가 하늘의 구름보다 많은 우리나라.. 그래도 계속 땡겨쓰는 뱃장.. 걱정스럽습니다

China's clout - gleaned from its nearly US$900 billion (S$1.148 trillion) stack of US debt - has been widely commented on in the United States, but sensitive cables show just how much influence Beijing has and how keen Washington is to address its rival's concerns. --PHOTO: REUTERS WASHINGTON - LEAKED diplomatic cables vividly show China's willingness to translate its massive holdings of US debt into political influence on issues ranging from Taiwan's sovereignty to Washington's financial policy. China's clout - gleaned from its nearly US$900 billion (S$1.148 trillion) stack of US debt - has been widely commented on in the United States, but sensitive cables show just how much influence Beijing has and how keen Washington is to address its rival's concerns. An October 2008 cable, released by WikiLeaks, showed a senior Chinese official linking questions about much-needed Ch...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

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