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FILE - In this file photo taken Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, a man, center, is detained by police officers near the planned protest site located in Shanghai, China. Anonymous calls online for pro-democracy protests in China have prompted the Chinese government to launch a sweeping campaign of repression to keep the "Jasmine Revolution" from reaching the country. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

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FILE - In this file photo taken Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, Chinese police officers ask a journalist, lower right, to leave from an area designated online as a protest site in Beijing, China. Anonymous calls online for pro-democracy protests in China have prompted the Chinese government to launch a sweeping campaign of repression to keep the "Jasmine Revolution" from reaching the country. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

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In this photo taken Tuesday, April 5, 2011, a man who goes by the pseudonym "Hua Ge", one of the organizers of "Jasmine" protests in China, works on his website, in New York. "Hua Ge" is a member of one group spreading anonymous calls online for pro-democracy protests in China that have prompted the Chinese government to launch a sweeping campaign of repression to keep the "Jasmine Revolution" from reaching the country. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Illustration: China 'net by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

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U.S. national security officials say the Taiwan arms package is being delayed by senior Obama administration officials, including Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg, who are seeking to avoid a third rupture in U.S.-China military relations over Taiwan arms sales. (Associated Press)

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua news agency, heavy smoke rises over the Tajoura area, some 30 km east of Tripoli, Libya, after an airstrike on Tuesday, March 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

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"Red Dawn 2011" will have North Korea invading the U.S. instead of China.

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Flood water is released from the Three Gorges Dam's floodgates in Yichang, China, after heavy rains last summer. Critical infrastructure controlled by computers, including dams, pipelines and factories, are more vulnerable to cyber-attacks in China than in other countries, security specialists say. Three Gorges is the largest dam in the world. (Associated Press)

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Exiled Tibetans light candles to honor the monk who set himself on fire in protest against China's government. (Associated Press)

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Shoppers mob a supermarket for salt purchase in Lanzhou in northwest China's Gansu province Thursday, March 17, 2011. Residents in a few Chinese cities have gone on a buying spree of iodized salt in the belief that it would ward off radiation pollution as a result of the troubled nuclear reactors in Japan following an earthquake. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

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Rescue workers search for victims after an earthquake jolted Yingjiang County in southwestern China's Yunnan province on Thursday, March 10, 2011. The earthquake toppled houses and damaged a hotel and supermarket, killing at least 22 people and injuring more than 200, officials and state media said. (AP Photo)

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Chinese Health Minister Chen Zhu speaks during a press conference held for the National People's Congress at the media center in Beijing, China, Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Top Chinese health officials have vowed to reduce the dependence of hospitals on drug sales for income _ a key problem that drives up health care costs. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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"There is now a good atmosphere in China-U.S. relations," said Yang Jiechi, China's foreign minister. (Bloomberg)

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Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi gives a press conference during the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday, March 7, 2011. Mr. Yang said there is now a positive atmosphere in relations with the United States following a rocky year in which the two countries feuded over issues ranging from Taiwan to Internet freedom. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, a partial view of the third floor of Barbie's Shanghai flagship store in Shanghai, China, is shown. Barbie is hitting the road as Mattel Inc. closes down its Shanghai flagship store dedicated to the iconic brand after just two years.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, file)

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In this November 2010 photo, cruise boats make their way in Ha Long Bay near the Vietnam-China border in the Gulf of Tonkin. Early Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, an overnight boat packed with sleeping tourists sank in the scenic bay, killing 12 foreigners, including vacationers from the United States, Australia and Britain, and their Vietnamese guide, officials said. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister He Yafei rejected calls by U.S. officials for Beijing to provide details on nuclear arms, claiming it is a "sensitive issue." "If China reveals the size of its nuclear arsenal, this would eliminate its deterrent value," he said. (Associated Press)

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Vice Adm. Scott Van Buskirk, commander of the U.S. 7th fleet in the Pacific, said China's "carrier killer" missile is not an "Achilles' heel of our aircraft carriers or our Navy." (Associated Press)

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Illustration: China's elements by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

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**FILE** People use computers at an Internet cafe in Fuyang, in central China's Anhui province, on March 12, 2010. Experts say security for many computers in China is so poor that they are vulnerable to being taken over and used to hide the source of attacks from elsewhere. (Associated Press)