U.S. and China square off at Asia security forum

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ROJCAR wrote:

“In Beijing, President Xi Jinping said China would not initiate aggressive action in the South China Sea but would respond if others did, the official Xinhua news agency reported.” – Ha.. too late Xi… you have spend the last year aggressively provoking several countries.

May 31, 2014 10:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
YesNoMaybeSo wrote:

Might be a disconnect between what the Chinese politicians want and what the Generals want. That’s pretty much what happened to Japan in WWII, China best get their military under control while they still can.

May 31, 2014 12:42am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Reality2Day wrote:

Xi, Confucius say, “You catch more flies with honey than vinegar.” Being nicer might help solve these disputes easier than bullying,

Jun 01, 2014 1:21am EDT  --  Report as abuse
isthnu wrote:

“The United States…will not look the other way when fundamental principles of the international order are being challenged”. – Hagel

Japan is attempting to change its pacifist constitution in order to “play a more active role” in the world. – That’s challenging the international order is it not?

Japan government “nationalising” or “purchasing” the Chinese Diaoyu Islands without consulting China. – An outright challenge to the fundamental principles of the international order.

Why looking the other way? Have some balls, sir.

Jun 01, 2014 2:22am EDT  --  Report as abuse
FRPSR wrote:

China disturbing the peace of sovereign nations with military takeover of their borders , why soft soap it sir ?
China is in big trouble with no friends , good luck …

Jun 01, 2014 5:28am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Athen wrote:

Although US loudly declares as such but it really doesn’t wants to be involved in Viet Nam-China dispute at all.Therefore, US may keeps a blind and deaf ears once again to let China takes more island from
Viet Nam in exchange for China’s complete withdrawal from Scarborough and Mischief islands of Phillipines as either of them can afford to hegemonicly control the whole SCS .
This solution mutually benefits both sides as US still does business with China as usual ,and China gets few more islands as it has been always desiring.Besides,this solution also enables China and US to fend off Russia navy from SCS and West Pacific sea.
Viet Nam destined to this dead-end since it established Viet Nam Labor Party ( later on changed to Viet Nam Communist Party)84 years ago.

Jun 01, 2014 6:08am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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