"China must lead and guide North Korea to a better future. There is too much at stake for this sort of myopia. There is no country in the world that has more influence in Pyongyang than China. That's part of responsible leadership. That's part of being a global power. And I would hope they heed this call and do that."
- U.S. Joint Chief of Staff Michael Mullen, making a valid point on Chinese-North Korean relations. Unfortunately Washington fails to apply this logic to US-Israeli relations.