Asia-Pacific

Aug 8, 2012

Think again on uranium sale to illiberal UAE

If our relations with China have taught us one thing, it is that politics is politics and business is business. Lowy Institute fellow Dr Rodger Shanahan reports at The Interpreter.

If our relations with China have taught us one thing, it is that politics is politics and business is business. This means that the economic benefits of a close relationship with a rich partner might necessitate skipping over such unpleasantness as autocratic rule and the odd human rights abuse. But at least we can satisfy ourselves with the thought that other places do political repression much worse and on a grander scale.

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  1. Mark Duffett

    Hmmm. I don’t think the headline (which I note is different from the original) expresses what the piece is actually saying.

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