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And the 10 year old bully continues to make his case the the lunch money he is forcibly taking is actually his because, well because he says it's his right to take it.

What goes around comes around, this is over, it's just beginning.

Communist China is taking the world to another great war.

goodchoiceMAY. 10, 2014 - 10:30AM JST And the press no longer even pretends to report in a balanced manner. The South China Sea is a big place. Did the press bother to tell us where exactly in the South China Sea this event occurred?

If you looked it up you could find out where exactly the problem is occurring it's at 15°29’58’’ north latitude and 111°12’06’. Just to help you out that is well within the Vietnam median line.

Communist China is making a go at this site because there is a rich oil reserve there.

goodchoiceMAY. 10, 2014 - 10:30AM JST I don't see it. But it sure made a point to explain that China has disputes with several nations, but once again, did not bother to say those nations have disputes with each other as well.

But, the huge difference is those other nations aren't attacking each other with military forces present.

goodchoiceMAY. 10, 2014 - 10:30AM JST Does China have any valid claim to any part of the South China Sea and its islands? And the islands outside China's valid claims are owned by whom, and why?

If they could prove it they wouldn't have to use force to gain them. Most of the territory that Communist China is claiming is roughly 90% of the South China Sea.

Why would China make this kind Imperialistic move? Oh, that is easy Oil, food, Oil, gas, Oil, food and more oil and food. Communist China needs to feed it's thirsty hungry nations cars and bellies, since it would take too much money to do it legally they have resorted to trying to take it the old Imperialistic way, by force.

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How quickly the PRC would shut up if all the small alliances in E/SE Asia became a Pacific NATO.

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If you grow up in China you are programed to agree with the leaders. Deviation from that can result in imprisonment or worse. Censored society only breeds discontent.

If you grow up in USA, you question "official" statements and form your own opinion. Though we do have drones they offer rhetoric and misinformation.

So, here you go China leadership. Go where the sun doesn't shine, will ya!

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Washington firmly believed sovereignty disputes had to be settled “diplomatically and… in accordance with international law”.

Oh... I didn't realise suggesting following international law was so “irresponsible”. If international law is irresponsible, then does that make breaking international law the responsible thing to do, China? I really hate political spin. It only satisfies those who already support the cause and shows the rest of us how truly disingenuous and pig-headed you are. Sad.

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Anything anyone says about China is "groundless" and "baseless", "ignores the facts" and requires "correct thinking". What a joke of a country.

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"Beijing on Friday defended itself against US criticism over an escalating maritime dispute with Vietnam, criticizing Washington for making “irresponsible” statements on the issue...“The U.S. has ignored facts and made a series of wrong remarks,”

"U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel weighed in on the incident on Wednesday, telling reporters in Hanoi that Washington firmly believed sovereignty disputes had to be settled “diplomatically and… in accordance with international law”.

“The U.S. is greatly concerned about any dangerous conduct at sea and we oppose any act of intimidation by vessels including and particularly in disputed areas,” he said."

Wow, how irresponsible can this Secretary of State Russel be? lol

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No bully ever admitted that they a bully until they fall flat on their face. Japan shows some leadership to your neighbours and get together for a common cause.

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Vietnam, the Philippines, Japan, and other countries exposed to China`s aggressive designs should work together to counter China.

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goodchoiceMay. 10, 2014 - 10:30AM JST So let me just ask you a very, very simple question OssanAmerica. Does China have any valid claim to any part of the >South China Sea and its islands? And the islands outside China's valid claims are owned by whom, and why?

Let me give you a very very simple answer goodchoice. All nations have territorial disputes. Even the U.S. and Canada have territorial disputes. But if you understood the article the problem is not the existence of a dispute but rather the manner in which China attempts to resolve it. Civilized nations settle disputes through diplomatic and legal means, not by force or intimidation. This is what China is guilty of. And while China gloats over it's seat on the UNPSC, it refuses to recognize the jurisdiction of the UN's own legal arm, the ICJ. It is this contempt for the rule of law and penchant for threats and intimidation that makes China a threat to the region and the world.

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attempting to steal Vietnam's territory and resources

Please SecularBeast, could just tell us exactly what part of Vietnam's territory China was attempting to steal in this case? Could you name an island or a point of latitude and longitude and a short explanation of exactly how you know it belongs to Vietnam?

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The usual rhetorical blather from the CCP. From their twisted perspective, their bullying Vietnam and attempting to steal Vietnam's territory and resources isn't fueling regional tensions, but others criticizing their theft that is causing the tensions.

The CCP are so used to people at home unquestioningly swallowing whatever codswallop they spout and hienous acts they commit (because they've spent 65 years silencing and intimidating any dissent), that they have lost the ability for presenting logic-based arguments, or for handling criticism from those they can't simply bully into silence (like other nation states).

Puppet Hua's statement is pure sophist nonsense. "Stop making irresponsible remarks and do more things which are conducive to maintaining peace and stability in the region." Here, 'more things' means don't object to any territorial or resource theft by China, don't object to bullying smaller states into submission, don't try to make the CCP accountable to international laws, don't report or criticize the CCPs psychotic behavior, and kiss the CCP's cashed-up butt at all times.

China under the CCP has become a rogue state.

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they no longer even pretend they are on a "peaceful rise".

And the press no longer even pretends to report in a balanced manner.

The South China Sea is a big place. Did the press bother to tell us where exactly in the South China Sea this event occurred? I don't see it. But it sure made a point to explain that China has disputes with several nations, but once again, did not bother to say those nations have disputes with each other as well.

So let me just ask you a very, very simple question OssanAmerica. Does China have any valid claim to any part of the South China Sea and its islands? And the islands outside China's valid claims are owned by whom, and why?

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It is China's behavior towards it's smaller Asian neighbors that is "irresponsible". If any country is destabilizing the region and posing a threat to peace, it is China with it's "we own everything" attitude. China most certainly needs to be contained, as they no longer even pretend they are on a "peaceful rise".

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