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posted by LaminatorX on Thursday January 15 2015, @05:22AM   Printer-friendly
from the schadenfreude dept.

The religious and cultural tensions the West faces are "payback" for slavery and colonialism, a Chinese state-run newspaper said Tuesday in the wake of the Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.

The editorial in the Global Times newspaper — which often takes a nationalistic tone — dismissed the weekend's huge marches in Paris and elsewhere as "painkillers" that cannot halt the intensifying "clash of civilizations".

http://mg.co.za/article/2015-01-13-west-facing-payback-for-colonialism-china-paper

[Related]: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/901536.shtml

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  • (Score: 1, Informative) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 15 2015, @02:01PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 15 2015, @02:01PM (#135109)

    I agree, the very real fact of China's own serious problems along the same lines does not mitigate America's own failings. But it is so much easier to go full jingo than it is to face an unpopular truth.

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