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#1 See also CHINA DAILY FORUM > [Lee Guan Kim]US INVOLVEMENT [in SCS, Sino-Phil dispute]: HIDDEN TRAPS AND MAKING OF MIDGET PHILIPPINE HEGEMON.
IIUC ARTIC = US support for Philippine claims as per Huangyan Island [PHIL = Panatag Reef/Shoal] + doctrine of TERRA NULLUS may apply as to how the US originally acquired strategically important Hawaii. US MUST ADMIT IT NEVER OWNED HAWAII, US SUPPORT FOR PHILIPPINES' CLAIMS MAY FOSTER SECESSIONIST MOVEMENTS AGZ IT, INCLUD BUT NOT LIMITED TO HAWAII, + DITTO OTHER REGIONAL SOVEREIGN COUNTRIES + THEIR TERRITORIES???
* SAME > [PressTV] US MILITARIZATION IN EAST ASIA, A PROVOCATION AGZ CHINA.
* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [Vietnamese Foreign Ministry] CHINA'S ESTABLISHMENT OF SO-CALLED "SANSHA CITY" [+ Viet sovereignty claims over Paracels, Spratlys] IS WORTHLESS.
* SAME > US SENATOR MCCAIN WARNS CHINA OVER MOVE ON DISPUTED ISLANDS, describing China's actions as "unncessarily provocative".
* PACIFICNEWSCENTER [fka Guam K-57 News] SENATOR WEBB: CHINA'S EXPANSION INTO SOUTH CHINA SEA MAY BE VIOLATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW.
* CHINESE MILITARY FORUM > INDIA DEFYING CHINA TO CONTINUE VIETNAM OIL [Energy] EXPLORATION.
* IIRC DEFENCE.K/FORUMS [paraph]> [India] NARESH CHENDRA PANEL [Perts = strategic milpol review] WARNS INDIA TO PREPARE AGZ "ASSERTIVE" CHINA.
Future "Post-US", World #1 China wants its "Manifest Destiny" ASAP AMAP ALAP, + mucho overseas Milbases for the PLA, + its not taking "no" for an answer.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-07-25 23:52||