Skip to comments.Tensions rapidly escalating around South China Sea
Posted on 02/25/2013 12:30:22 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Chinas assertion that almost all of the South China Sea and adjacent waters are part of its territory seems to be growing more dangerous with each passing week.
China and Japan are scrambling fighter jets in their faceoff over disputed islands. Last month, China painted a Japanese military helicopter and destroyer with weapons-lock radar bringing harsh criticism from Japanese and American military officials.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
The South China Sea holds around 11 billion barrels of oil
and 190 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas in proven and probable reserves
As if China (or anyone else for that matter) is afraid of the US with Stickman O’Wimpo at the helm.
Gee. What color did they 'paint' it? (I've been working in radar and antenna engineering for decades and have never used that term - ever. Locked on, 'dead meat', 'toast', 'up sh!t creek' --- but never 'painted')
Rut row... the Chinese have several million young men with no hope of finding a bride.... what to do with them... hmnn....
The article is poorly titled. It is about Chinese agression in the region, not just the South China Sea. China engaged the Japanese near disputed islands that are northeast of Taiwan.
And yes, weakened US leadership is a part of the issue.
Rubes, boobs and pubes have been developing US foreign policy since 1992.
GayMuzzie has demonstrated ambivalence about commitments to her allies.
The result here will be an arms-race in Asia.
We’ll also see that in the Middle-East.
“I’ve been working in radar and antenna engineering for decades and have never used that term - ever”
Standard military aviation term
In movies and maybe pilots. Not people that build them. It is a a stupid term that means nothing but being hit by RF and that could be survelilance/acquisition or track mode.
Jean effin’ Kerry will handle that. He’s been to the South China Sea. He went to Vietnam ya know.
Too bad the Free Trade Communists who blindly support Free Trade with Communist China will make it hard for the US to deal w this situation. Free Traders just keep helping the enemy
Yeah, ol’ Rice Butt will have it all sorted out.
Fiction coming true, and it isn't pretty.
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