Posted by: Disillusioned | February 7, 2010

US-China faceoff over Taiwan arms deal

US and China havent been on great terms as of late because the Americans are sending $6.3 billion worth of arms to Taiwan – the Americans are trying to provoke China into helping them impose sanctioning Iran to try to halt Tehran’s nuclear ambitions. China got really upset at the arms sale and threatened sanctions against US companies supplying the arms, suspended key military-to-military contacts, and warned Obama that his planned meeting with the Dalai Lama will further damage U.S.-China relations.

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