What is the purpose of China building islands?
Why does the US seem to have a problem with that?
Expansion of power and intimidation of their neighbors. Why else would they bother. It's either for oil/gas or a military base. And in the case of the Spratly Islands, it's both.
I'm all for China trying to become an economic power, but I draw the line at them becoming a true military superpower. They already have nuclear weapons. We must contain them as much as we can. It's in our best interest until they can become a true democracy (if ever). Honestly, after Islamic terrorism, they are our biggest threat in the region.
1. Have a legitimate reason to have ships in that area, to visit or patrol the new land
2. Extend their economic zone and fishing interests around those islands
3. Have military infrastructure in the region that they control entirely, unlike us having a base in Japan at their whim
by Grace Marguerite Williams 6 years ago
SuperpowersMany economic watchers have stated that by the year 2020-2030, China and India will become first rate economic superpowers, even surpassing the United States. In the earlier part of this century, China has superceded Japan to be the second largest economic superpower. ...
by Brandon Daniel 4 years ago
Should the U.S. be worried that China is massively building up their military right now?China is building up their military at a greater rate than Hitler did prior to WW2. China's military is as technologically advanced as ours.
by rickzimmerman 6 years ago
How would you fix what's wrong with the U.S.?And give some details, please.
by Scott S Bateman 11 months ago
Do you want nuclear war with North Korea and China?It's easy to think we can beat North Korea in a conventional war because of our advanced military. But such a war brings big problems:1. North Korea has a few small nukes, but China has thousands of them. China has made clear since the 1950s war...
by TMMason 2 years ago
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by fishskinfreak2008 8 years ago
Web-site/URL: http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,584359,00.htmlThis is the problem with CHINA. CHINA can attack others any time they want and anywhere they want, but others can't do the same thing to CHINA. It's all about POWER and MENTAL & PSYCHOOGICAL SUPERIORITY.
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