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originally posted by: intrptr
You mean illegal?
Look to the log in your own eye…
originally posted by: DJW001
a reply to: 727Sky
In all fairness, the B-52s should have been retire forty years ago. The have been retrofitted with modern navigation equipment, but it often crashes, forcing the pilot to fly by dead reckoning. It is altogether possible they did not realize how close they were getting to Chinese airspace. (meaning, the airspace China is legally entitled to, not the "nine dashes" it claims.)
originally posted by: pheonix358
You need to revisit history.
So the Berlin Wall was great? The formation of the USSR was great?
The Middle East was done well?
France in Indochina followed by America ... was that great too?
The Marcos Regime was great too?
Well, perhaps our view of world history is different then.
If it was just the US you would have a point BUT the UN Agrees this time(abstaining russia and china)
It's only a matter of time until they cross the Russians in the Sea of Japan. I'm looking forward to seeing where you stand on that one.
China has vowed to never back down from its aggressive territorial expansion into the South China Sea because it would shame their ancestors. What their ancestors would say about angering all their neighbors by building fake islands in the middle of the ocean is still unknown. China is locked in territorial conflicts with the Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, and Malaysia over what amounts to $5 trillion dollars a year in shipping lanes. And sharing does not seem to be an option.
Where I stand is always simple. US out of everywhere, Yankee go home!
Goddamn meddlesome greedy warmongering control freaks.
That’s likely to change as the U.S. and Philippine governments work out the details of an agreement that will boost America’s military presence in the islands to significant numbers for the first time since the U.S. bases were shut down two decades ago after an impasse was reached on negotiating a new lease.