This is by no means a defense of North Korea's action regarding the Cheonan incident. It was a naked aggression and that is indisputable. However, when it comes to analyzing China's foreign policy, one must observe calmly, secure a position, and cope with affairs calmly. Jumping to conclusions without all the facts is not an indicator of good journalism.
Third day of U.S.-ROK naval drill
(Source: Xinhua) 2010-12-01
A jet fighter is about to take off from the aircraft carrier USS George Washington during a joint military exercise conducted by South Korea and the United States in tense waters west of the divided Korean Peninsula on Nov. 30, 2010. (Xinhua/Pool)