A senior Chinese military officer has raised the spectre of nuclear weapons and warned Australia not to side with the United States and Japan as a territorial dispute in the East China Sea continues to escalate. Making comments such as ‘‘American hegemony is not at its dawn and not at its zenith - ‘It is at its sunset and night is coming.’’

http://m.smh.com.au/opinion/political-news/shun-us-tiger-and-japanese-wolf-chinese-colonel-warns-20130122-2d52d.html?skin=m

This shows the fine line that Australia often has to walk between its 2 big brothers!