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originally posted by: expatwhite
a reply to: bjarneorn
Utter nonsense and you must know this?
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: ressiv
I'm well aware of that, but the big difference was that a launch from Turkey would leave them plenty of time to shoot back, where a launch from Cuba wouldn't.
The US has treaty obligations in the area, and no one else has the ability to do this without starting a war. China has already proven they'll shoot at other nations in the area.
So China illegally claims thousands of square miles of sea and territory, and the US is an idiot for sailing through the area legally. Got it.
originally posted by: donktheclown
a reply to: Isurrender73
Does that mean we have to show how tuff we are?
No, I know something much better - we could bend over, how's that? China only responds to "tough."
The artificial islands are a nonsense