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Careful What You Wish For, China May Grant It

Julian Delasantellis writes in Asia Times:

In Greek mythology, one of the most effective methods the gods used to punish impudent and hubristic humans was to grant them their most fervent desires.

Inevitably, the weak and feckless mortals would find that getting everything they ever desired would lead to their total ruination, as befell King Midas when granted the wish to have everything he touched turn to gold. The implicit lesson to be learned from thesestories was that mortals must temper their wishes and desires, lest they suffer the same fate.

Is the administration of US President George W Bush learning the same fate as regards its trading policy with China?

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