China - and the dangerous drift to war in Asia

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by sunnoficarus, Mar 25, 2013.

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  2. Wary of China, Duterte tells navy to build 'structures' east of Philippines
    Duterte and his relationship with China. Order structures to be built but says "Let us not fight about ownership or sovereignty at this time, because things are going great for my country,"
  3. This is a joke policy, you build an Island we build an Island. Can we get together and build an Arrse Island, then all sit in dark rooms and insult each other through some rudimentary wireless system.

    We had the pleasure of staying on an Island in the Maldives which was being eroded, some guest we befriended who could not afford the water bungalows had digs on the beach and were washed out twice, once with a wave of baby turtles which made for nice photos.

    Over the sea a bit was a new island being created for some Asian version of Trump or something, the constant drone of dredging pumps was a little annoying when the wind was in the wrong direction.

    Saudi also built a few decent islands IIRC.

    Why dont the "west" all start building islands for our Allies over there, Im sure a rotation of troops to sit in the Scarborough Shoal on behalf of Vietnam would be fine, we could call it Cold War 2 but a bit more tropical than Paderborn and not fat chicks, just lots of Asians chicks.

    I wonder if a decent tsunami would return the islands to the sea?