Skip to comments.China Plans Tourist Visits to Disputed Islands(Paracel Islands)
Posted on 04/05/2012 5:56:03 AM PDT by derfel
China says it will allow tourists to visit disputed islands in the South China Sea, a move likely to further inflame tensions over the vast maritime region.
Beijing's plans for the Paracel islands are likely to irritate Vietnam, which also claims the islands as part of its territory. Hanoi issued a statement last week denouncing a sailing race around the Parcels staged by authorities in China's Hainan province.
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Looking at a map it seems that Vietnam might have the better claim.But given there’s supposed to be trillions of barrels of oil there the only hope Vietnam has is to drive the Chinese out by force.Slim chance that *that* will happen.
China would win that war...because their leaders would let the Chinese army do their job.
It would not be pretty...
It wouldn't be pretty but it sure would be quick.It's easy to wage war when an army doesn't have to worry about all stuff regarding "war crimes" and the needless harming of civilians.
Agreed.Plus, China would not hesitate to “consume” their own troops like Russians in WW2.
VN doesn’t have a navy...
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