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Russia and China

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Submitted by Fred (Israel), Jun 18, 2009 at 09:40

Russia and China are involved in some way I do not understand. They both block sanctions in the UN against Iran. They both support Iranian expansionism. Russia exports oil, and China imports it, so that's not it. What are their motives? General anti-Americanism?

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