Saturday, June 02, 2018

China Watch 29, Pentagon will keep challenging CN at the SCS

Go Trump, Mattis. Communists by nature are 100% bullies and dictators. They bully their own citizens, they bully their weaker and smaller neighbors. Someone should show them they cannot bully everybody.

May 30, 2018, 3:14 PM
Pentagon chief says U.S. to continue operations in South China Sea
By Idrees Ali, Reuters

May 30, 2018
US to keep confronting Beijing in South China Sea – US Defense chief
Agence France-Presse

Early this week, the Pentagon sent two of their battleships at the SCS to conduct their regular freedom of navigation operation (FONOP). China bully of course protested because they "own" the whole of SCS within their self-concocted 9-dash line, only a very small area outside those lines are left with other ASEAN countries that claim territorial ownership of those islands, islets, atolls, shoals, etc.

May 28, 2018
South China Sea: Two US Navy Warships Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in Paracel Islands
By Ankit Panda

May 29, 2018, 1:05 PM
U.S. Navy: Chinese warships maneuvered in "unprofessional" manner

Aside from the 2 US battleships this week, some 6 weeks ago, Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier at the SCS showing they can counter-bully the communist bully across the sea,

US warships sail through South China Sea amid escalating tensions with Beijing
Samuel Osborne
Tuesday 10 April 2018 17:28

The international rule of law should prevail. at the SCS. The UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague, Netherlands has ruled in July 2016 that China's claim of ownership at the 9-dash line is illegal, no international basis.

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