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Xinhua: U.S. Defense Secretary on Emerging Countries

Xinhua recently published a report referring to the Indian newspaper Economic Times, which reported on a speech U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta delivered. According to the report, Mr. Panetta suggested in his speech that the United States will not allow the emerging countries, namely China, India and Brazil, to “disrupt the world order.” He promised to cooperate with the emerging countries, but he also asserted that the United States will ensure that these countries won’t become a threat to world stability, will ensure U.S. world leadership status, and will ensure the world’s acknowledgement of the U.S. as the guardian of world stability.  

Source: Xinhua, August 27, 2011