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(From The Jakarta Post)
from THE JAKARTA POST -- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2007 -- PAGE 6 Recent newspaper headlines, particularly those of publications in the U.S., have been focused on China's successful use of what is presumed to be a ballistic missile to destroy an aging weather satellite located more than 500 miles above the earth
Following the test, the U.S., Canada, Japan and Australia all expressed concern, although Beijing only confirmed the report after a long silence and mounting criticism from Washington
Many hawks in America, and in Taiwan, see this test as another awakening sign of China's real "hostile nature". Many foreign countries regarded the test, which occurred in the same orbit as many U.S. and other countries' satellites, as a sign of the intentions of China's rising military to contest U.S. …