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Originally posted by Daedalus3
And what lab do you work in? Why won't you tell me..what do you do..how old are you??
Originally posted by Hawkssss
As always, we want to find a peaceful resolution for the taiwan problem. But, if Chen SB ever dares declare independence against the will of 1.3 chinese and most of the world's governments including US, then we will have no other recourse.
Don't forget, taiwan is very close to the mainland. Not only we have a lot more than 800 missiles (where did you get that figure???), we now have guns that can reach taiwan directly. It is not going to be an amphibious assult first, it would be continued bombardment and missile attacks which will break the wills of the population of taiwan. BTW, we have many Sus, not just Migs. We will also first start by knocking out their ant-air batteries first. Believe, with the kind of mutual traffic between taiwan and the mainland, we would know exactly where those batteriers are located.
As with Russia, we have just settled our border disputes. India, please don't kid me. Japan and US will risk MAD if dare come in. Hitting japan would not be hard at all. While the US is so tied up in iraq, assuming Iran and N. Korea, I don't see them come in.
We already know that it will be a political disasters, but for our national integrity, we have to do this just like Lincoln did during the civil war.
Originally posted by bodebliss
Panama fought Columbia for a quasi-independence , but was under US control. Panama did not have to fight the US for freedom. We just just said ,'ok ,go ahead and later threw in the canal for good measure.
Mongolia did not have to fight Russia for eventual freedom .It was given them.
Japan was defeated in WWII , but it did not have to fight the US for freedom after WWII .Freedom was given to them.
AT the end of the Korean war the South Koreans did not have to fight US forces for their freedom . Freedom was given to them.
I'm now waiting for the CCP to give freedom to China!
Originally posted by MrNice
6 – MAD? Are you serious? The only country that would be wiped out in a nuclear exchange between China and the U.S. would be China. Seriously. China could nuke our western seaboard, which would hurt even cripple us for 40-50 years but China would receive a rain of 20,000 nuclear warheads in response. Imagine that if you will. Every city, every village, every cross-road, every sea-port, every rice-paddy, and every military base in your country would be hit AT THE SAME TIME. China would experience an extinction event. It would not be war, it would be the end of a people. There is no MAD here, just the death of a very ancient people if China wants to play that game.
9 – American forces are not nearly as stretched as you might believe. We have as much force sitting in the Pacific rim right this minute that we have in Iraq / Middle east. We have 11 carrier groups, of which 2-3 are in the pacific right now. 2-3 carrier groups would be enough to engage the entire current Chinese navy / air force and win. We could have 2-3 more in the area in a week.
Originally posted by Hawkssss
first your missile defense system doesn't work. Even if it does, it is not fool-prove.If China is determined to risk MAD with the US, we will. Remember we had our first nuke in 1964, 40 years ago and we have just sent a man into space. So you'd better believe that we can deliver nukes to wherever we want on the planet earth