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Are We Headed for a Fight with China?

JamesInOhio Wrote: May 27, 2012 9:53 AM
Can't see much basis for Mr. Chapman's preference for China's foreign policy over the United States' foreign policy. The U.S. goes to war against mass-murdering dictators, China supports these dictators at every turn and sells them the earth-moving equipment for any needed mass graves. If Afghanistan-based terrorists had flown planes into skyscrapers in Peking, China would have flattened the entire country and annexed it.
MaxAR15 Wrote: May 27, 2012 5:18 PM
I have to laugh, you are so right. I think at one time Russia did the same thing. With Barry in the White House, bowing to every foreign leader, the USA does not command the same respect as in past years.
traitorbill Wrote: May 27, 2012 9:22 PM
Obama's record of appeasement. Pakistan hides Bin laden for 10 years and suffers no consequences. Russia bombs a U.S. embassy in Georgia, and suffers no consequences. Iran plots a terrorist attack in DC and suffers no consequences. N. Korea attacks S. Korea and suffers no consequences. China attacks our satellites and wages cyber war against us without suffering any consequences. Venezuela host terrorist conferences with Hamas and Hezbollah at which the plot against the U.S. and they suffer no consequences. They all watch. And plot.

SHANGHAI -- The Soviet Union is gone, al-Qaida is decimated, and Iran may never acquire nuclear weapons. But don't get too relaxed. If you're looking for reasons to be anxious about world peace, China offers an abundance.

It's a huge country with a growing economy, an expanding military and ongoing disputes with several neighbors. Nationalist sentiment has grown. China is a rising power, and history indicates that rising powers often assert themselves in ways that lead to bloodshed.

If you demand immediate evidence, look only to the South China Sea, where the Chinese are locked in an ominous...