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To: chuck_the_tv_out

For quite a few years now, China has been telegraphing her desire to own ocean routes around the world. In order to keep the phony “economy” going for their more “important” constituents, our leaders have been deferring to the PLA’s efforts.


9 posted on 03/12/2009 2:32:43 AM PDT by familyop (As painful as the global laxative might be, maybe our "one world" needs a good cleaning.)
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To: familyop
This would appear to have more to do with U.S. intelligence-gathering in the South China Sea related to the Chinese submarine fleet.

An early version of the story reported that the incident occurred somewhere off Hainan Island, which has a submarine base.

12 posted on 03/12/2009 2:37:16 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus ("Whatever." -- sinkspur)
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