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khansaheeb

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Seems like the cold war is with China and the mighty US military machine is in full swing:-


Duck And Cover: U.S. Needs More Southeast Asia Military Bases To Counter China
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The U.S. House of Representatives is urging the Department of Defense to build more military bases in Southeast Asia and the Pacific so the U.S. Armed Forces can better defeat China's expansionism. (Photo: U.S. Army Air Forces/Library of Congress/Handout via REUTERS)
The U.S. House of Representatives is urging the Department of Defense to build more military bases in Southeast Asia and the Pacific so the U.S. Armed Forces can better defeat China's expansionism.
A panel of military experts told the influential House Armed Services Committee establishing more U.S. military bases in the region would ensure survivability to China attack, build resiliency in case of attack and complicate China targeting.
"Washington should seek new allies and partners," Elbridge Colby, joint founder of The Marathon Initiative, a company that develops strategies to prepare the U.S. for sustained great-power competition.

"Focus on states with shared threat perceptions. This is true whether they are democracies are not," like Vietnam.
Colby warned the U.S. "must keep our eyes on the prize" China is America's biggest strategic competitor. He said the U.S. Marines are in the forefront of thinking on the need for basing.
Colby said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement the U.S. rejects China's territorial claims in the East and South China seas sent a "signal of commitment" by the U.S. to stand by allies and partners in the region.

Defense policymakers are once again focusing on basing, especially distributed basing, after the Republic of Palau earlier this month consented to the U.S. building military bases in its territory.
Palauan President Tommy Remengesau Jr. said his country wanted to host new U.S. military facilities, including ports and air bases.
"Palau's request to the U.S. military remains simple - build joint-use facilities, then come and use them regularly," Remengesau said.
Palau is to the west of Guam, the center of U.S. military activity in the Indo-Pacific. It is located 2,300 kilometers, or three hours by air, from Taiwan.
Christine Wormuth, director of RAND Corp. international security and defense policy center, said Palau's offer shows "we need to diversify" our basing to counter China.
Wormuth also said the U.S. wants allies and partners "to do more for themselves" to deter China and Russia. On the other hand, "alliances are like gardens: they don't grow overnight" and need careful tending.
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has made basing in the Indo-Pacific a priority and reemphasized the importance of having regional allies and partners.
The U.S. military, especially the U.S. Navy, is now rapidly bolstering its presence and infrastructure on Guam. The Navy recently requested $1.7 billion in new military spending, specifically for Guam, to deter China. Esper said he wants to "increase military investment in the (Indo-Pacific)."


 

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In other world, who wants to die for racist Anglo-American and make your neighbor enemy forever? I think Asia has seen enough death and destruction when American GI lands on their shores.
 

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I hope that the United States will continue to invest in the military. I believe that China and the United States are engaged in an arms race, and China will not lose
 

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Well... Good thing our laws forbids such foreign military basings in our soil...
 

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I hope that the United States will continue to invest in the military. I believe that China and the United States are engaged in an arms race, and China will not lose
China will not lose? What makes you so confident? I mean the last war you won was against India. Before India, people need to go back 400 years. You won against whom? Xi Jingping must drop 9 dash fck line before too late!
 

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What are you gonna do about it?
What are you going to do in the case of Taiwan?
You can nothing.
You know why?
Because China has too many weaklings and cowards.
If we have just have half of chinese military power we wound take over Taiwan tomorrow.
 

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The fact that some of you here support dictatorships is alarming. I propose that every single person who supports dictatorships should be shipped off to China or North Korea.
 

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What are you going to do in the case of Taiwan?
You can nothing.
You know why?
Because China has too many weaklings and cowards.
If we have just have half of chinese military power we wound take over Taiwan tomorrow.
South Vietnamese navy lost Ba Binh island (Truong Sa archipelago) to Taiwan in 1956, lost Song Tu Dong island to the Phillipines in 1970, lost various islands in Phu Quoc area to Cambodia between 1956 - 1966, lost all Hoang Sa archipelago to China in 1974, all without real fighting.


With nearly 2000 warships (among the world's biggest navies at that time), more than 2,000 aircraft (ranked 4th in the world), so much for the brave South Vietnamese army.

And North Vietnamese does not brag.
 

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What are you going to do in the case of Taiwan?
You can nothing.
You know why?
Because China has too many weaklings and cowards.
If we have just have half of chinese military power we wound take over Taiwan tomorrow.
Wow! what a brave viet but but only a internet warrior. :omghaha: So lets change Chinese to American, Taiwan to China: " If we have just have half of American military power we would take over China tomorrow"
 
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In other world, who wants to die for racist Anglo-American and make your neighbor enemy forever? I think Asia has seen enough death and destruction when American GI lands on their shores.
there are no Americans in North Korea

there were no Americans in China during the Great Leap Forward
 

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South Vietnamese navy lost Ba Binh island (Truong Sa archipelago) to Taiwan in 1956, lost Song Tu Dong island to the Phillipines in 1970, lost various islands in Phu Quoc area to Cambodia between 1956 - 1966, lost all Hoang Sa archipelago to China in 1974, all without real fighting.


With nearly 2000 warships (among the world's biggest navies at that time), more than 2,000 aircraft (ranked 4th in the world), so much for the brave South Vietnamese army.

And North Vietnamese does not brag.
Yes that proves my theorem winning war requires Iq. Let’s chinese bankrupt themselves with 2,000 warships and 2,000 aircraft. Like south Vietnam. Have fun. Besides, unrealistic figures, the republicans Navy had 300 or 400 ships, but never 2,000.
 

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