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Ships from U.S., Australia and Japan conduct joint drills in South China Sea in defiance of Beijing

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By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN

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They should be sailing by anything closer to the Philippines than the PRC. Holding live fire exercises over islands China occupies would also be a good start.

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Yes China has been way out of line with its actions in the sth China sea! There needs to be some push back!

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The entire world needs to rename the "South China Sea" to "South Asian Sea" or "South Eastern Sea". It seems evident that China believes that the current name gives it owership rights.

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The South Asian Sea sounds a helluva lot better.

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Ships from U.S., Australia and Japan conduct joint drills in South China Sea in defiance of Beijing

Beijing has no right to stop vessels sailing in international waters period. So they enjoyed their rights to sail in the South China sea. Hardly worthy of being news.

China is only further embarrassing itself by its illegal attempts to limit or remove the rights of ships in international waters hundreds of miles from the nearest Chinese territory.

Nobody is listening to you China, nobody cares what you decree. To alter the current laws you must use the system to try to change them. So go through the UN and see what support you have. I'm guessing less than 10 nations. You wont get laws changed without overwhelming support and you dont have it, and wont get it. Causing tensions and crying about it wont change things either.

Time China and its leader grew up. Time for China to stop being petulant and tried being a good neighbor by asking others how it can help, and really listening.

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You can stop twitching now. Get busy. China has taken off and you won’t be able to catch up with it. The geopolitical situation changes like the weather at sea. so all sorts of meetings, meetings, coalitions can be thrown into the dustbin of history

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nikFeb. 9 10:50 pm JST

You can stop twitching now. Get busy. China has taken off and you won’t be able to catch up with it.

No twitching involved. China needs to grow 3x to catch the US, which should happen in about 55 years by current calculations. Of course there will be many opportunities to mess that up along the way.

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nikFeb. 9  10:50 pm JST

You can stop twitching now. Get busy. China has taken off ..

Yup. Downwards.

https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/econographics/chinas-stock-market-collapse-is-the-end-of-the-road-for-many-foreign-investors/

https://edition.cnn.com/2023/12/27/economy/china-economy-challenges-2024-intl-hnk/index.html

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-66840367

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