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#1 Mek it good, + timely/expeditious ASAP AMAP ALAP - again, as per WORLD MIL FORUM, China's patience vee Manila on Scarborough Shoal is reaching its limits.
Safe to say ditto as per the rest of the South China Sea + East China Sea.
RISING CHINA WANTS "SOLE/SOVEREIGN" PLA BASE RIGHTS THROUGHOUT THE "FIRST ISLAND CHAIN", + ITS NOT GETTING IT.
* E.G. TOPIX > CHINA PLANS TO BUILD DOCK ON ISLAND [Hoang Sa = Chin Xisha = Paracels]BELONGING TO VIETNAM.
* SAME > VIETNAM SAYS CNOOC BIDS VIOLATE TERRITORY.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-28 01:40||
#2 Isn't it just too bad that after the volcano dumped its load on Clark AF and Subic Bay, that the Philippines did not negotiate another basing deal with us? After all, that would mean that US troops and equipment would still be there, protecting Manila and the other big cities.
Posted by Shieldwolf 2012-04-28 18:12||
#3 Let's put it this way: Both sides wanted out. Fortunately Pinatubo stepped in, and the kabuki theater that were the negotiations finished it.
Posted by Pappy 2012-04-28 21:46||