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Haitian authorities say they have -- 40000.
Bodies and they believe another 100000 Haitians are probably dead.
This coming as China upping its donation of four point four million dollars towards a relief efforts in Haiti.
After it hovered around the one billion dollar mark for a day.
That's in the neighborhood of donations from Giselle bunch and the supermodel the actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
And Ted Turner the executive except big individuals and China is the world's second largest economy to great point.
Over US ambassador to UN and American enterprises -- senior fellow John Bolton joins us now to explain why China is not giving more and -- Nobody in the world community is howling about an ambassador I don't get it what's the reason.
Well they're probably two reasons first is Haiti still recognizes the Republic of China on Taiwan.
As the legitimate government of China and Beijing plays hardball on this -- vetoed UN peacekeeping operations in places as.
-- diverse is Guatemalan Macedonia they've threatened to veto the UN peacekeeping force in Haiti and I think their first reaction was.
These guys recognize the wrong Chinese Government were not gonna give them very much now they've obviously modified that somewhat but.
It out was seriously nobody looks to China to be a source of humanitarian assistance.
In the U -- or around the world generally they look at the United States.
John the United States is always there I have to do is look at the Iranian earthquake along time ago but there were still very tense relations with Iran back then.
We was sending dogs that were sniffing for bodies and and survivors we were sending all kinds of aid.
Just at a time where it wasn't a good relationship between the -- two countries -- And and perhaps this is the way it is that Americans are held to a higher standard and this is what we do but yet you still look at China's sheer size and you say.
Can't -- cough up a little bit more.
Yeah the American standard is that we don't look at politics when it comes to humanitarian relief and have natural disasters or political disasters.
The Chinese as I've just explained do have a political standard.
Why are they held to a different standard.
Because that's the that's the history that that we face you know I don't believe in -- Inevitable ascendancy of China -- the decline in the United States but -- if we didn't decline they're gonna miss this one -- gone.
It because maybe -- -- -- the whipping -- but the fact is is that it is just unconscionable.
When when a country's going through what -- -- coming -- poorest country which has no facilities of its own to try to begin to clean up this mess.
Get such a Picayune response from a nation that is one of the largest economies in the world.
Will there be public coverage will it be shamed into changing their position.
Oh I don't think so at all I think they will probably increase their donation I mean look.
To be completely cynical about it if they put politics aside and really.
Up their participation and assistance.
They would benefit from over the long run they -- to act as we do among people who are.
Honest about the humanitarian impulses of the American people the Chinese -- -- -- demonstrate the same would benefit as well.
You can say this the government of Taiwan has a very substantial contribution.
On the way in the mainland.
At least got to match that.
Well yes they say you can't spend other people or other countries money for them that's what they choose to do but thank you very much John pastor John Bolton good to see it thanks --
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