U.S., Google and China square off over Internet - Yahoo! News: "'Hostile Western forces have never abandoned their strategic schemes to Westernize and divide us, and they are stepping up ideological and cultural infiltration,' the Party's chief propaganda official, Li Changchun, wrote last month."
This is a very revealing statement. China is trying to fight reality. What is the difference between these wordings and those of fundamentalist Islam? Ian Buruma talked the other day about China's nationalism as religious politics. Maybe he is right.