13 November 2009: There is a kerfuffle over the recent Washington Post expose of Chinese proliferation to Pakistan, but contrary to expectation, this won't impair the US president, Barack Obama's meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Hu Jintao. And yet, it advertises what sort of a world may come into being if Obama allows China to grow into an Asian hegemon and then into the omnipotent Middle Kingdom or Zhongguo that is so much part of the Chinese psyche, a "Mandate from Heaven" as it were.