They need regional friendship, we need regional friendship," he said of the Chinese. "They need time to develop their economy, so do we. They need protection from the United States and so do we.''
That is a quote I read on the NYT article linked to. It was attributed to: Muhammad Noordin Sopiee, chairman of Malaysia's Institute of Strategic and International Studies.
Bush must leave office now! The article indicates that the concern voiced in the above quote is primarily due to recent American unilateralism... bad.