Opinion: George Osborne’s e-trade visit to China aims to repair damage of Cameron’s meeting with Dalai Lama |ex The Observer – John Gelmini

Compromising values for money.

Dr Alf's Blog

Dr Alf makes an excellent point about the George Osborne visit to China and David Cameron’s stupifyingly ill informed comments and foreign policy towards China.

Clearly, China‘s have not forgiven him these remarks (they have very long memories), which is why the delegation includes Boris Johnson, for whom the Chinese have a lot more time.

The Dalai Lama may well be the spiritual leader of Tibet but unlike China and its leader, he is not capable of trading with us

nor creating jobs for our people.

Tibet is as much a part of China as my own county of Hertfordshire is part of the UK, so any talk about human rights of Tibetans must necessarily take place in private, and whoever is conducting those discussions must have clean hands before starting to lecture and pontificate.

The UK, as a participant in an illegal war in which 775,000 people…

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