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Navy Readies For Chinese Power Grab On Shipping
The Washington Times ^ | 11 Jan 2012 | Rowan Scarborough

Posted on 01/11/2012 7:06:20 PM PST by edpc

The Navy’s top officer detailed Tuesday the strategy for making sure the South China Sea and Western Pacific remain open to international shipping, saying an emerging China might try to “limit access in the region.”

The remarks by Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, represented a frank assessment of China’s potential power grabs as it continues a military buildup that includes more ships and anti-ship weapons.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: asia; china; economy; shipping
“The Chinese navy has become very aggressive in trying to push out the navies of the Philippines, Japan and other local powers to extend Chinese sovereignty beyond what international law would allow,” Max Boot said. “Everybody would like to see China have a peaceful rise."

Max Boot should change his first name to Das. He may trying to remain optimistic, but.....Magic 8 ball says.......

1 posted on 01/11/2012 7:06:23 PM PST by edpc
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What moves in the Western Pacific is Chinese goods on Chinese ships. We created this monstrosity.

America will perish the day we decided to move the manufacture of our consumer goods to China.

2 posted on 01/11/2012 7:45:27 PM PST by Last Dakotan
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” - - - America will perish the day we decided to move the manufacture of our consumer goods to China.”

Have ANY labor union official EVER accepted responsibility for this move?

3 posted on 01/11/2012 8:56:17 PM PST by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Graewoulf

There are now more government unionized workers in the U.S., than in private sector unions.

4 posted on 01/12/2012 12:40:01 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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