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China urges U.S. to stop 'unfriendly' recon flights

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Both sides are playing games with people's lives, time to grow up!

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Get used to it China.

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Flights in international airspace are legal. Happens every day.

If China could help out with the NK situation, the USA, SK, Philippines, and Japan wouldn't need nearly so many flights in that area.

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Typical arrogant, hypocritical Chinese response.

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The U.S. military aircraft coming near China's border and carrying out reconnaissance has threatened China's national security

That's only because China has unilaterally expanded it's BORDER to include international airspace, where US flights take place. As said, get used to it China.

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https://japantoday.com/category/world/china-air-force-says-conducted-multiple-long-range-missions-this-week

China's air force said on Saturday that its fighters and bombers conducted "multiple" long-range drills far out at sea this week, including flying near Japan and self-ruled Taiwan, in what it said was a test of its ability to operate over the sea.

In a statement on its official microblog, the air force said its aircraft had flown through both the Miyako Strait — which lies between two southern Japanese islands — and the Bashi Channel that separates Taiwan and the Philippines.

"China's air force over the past week conducted multiple drills far out at sea, with H-6K bombers and many other types of aircraft flying through the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait, testing actual battle capabilities over the sea," it said.

The exercises were part of routine drills planned for this year, accord with international law and practices and are not aimed at any specific country, the air force added.

Such exercises will continue, it added.

China's Defence Ministry told Japan on Friday to "get used to it" after it flew six warplanes over the Miyako Strait.

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So make these flights near China but in international airspace friendly.

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Get used to it.... the US Navy! Those interceptions from Chinese fighters were  their gunnery practicing without firings! Do not blame on whatsoever of 'Dangerous' or bringing up how close their flying is a harassment, you kicked up the troubles from begin!

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Get used to it.... the US Navy! Those interceptions from Chinese fighters were their gunnery practicing without firings! Do not blame on whatsoever of 'Dangerous' or bringing up how close their flying is a harassment, you kicked up the troubles from begin!

There are no troubles so long as the recons are done within international airspace - international airspace allows that

Interceptions are also allowed in international airspace, but should be done in professional and safe manner, for both sides

If one side is allowed to do interceptions in unprofessional and unsafe manner, then the other side is allowed to retaliate to protect their own safety

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Time china headed off to the coasts of America. Just having subs there is not enough.

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Two Chinese fighter jets came  closer at a sensitive distance from US fighter plane on 23 July 2017 in East China Sea. While there was reportedly no mishap , the incident seems to have caused security concern. Chinese side has now claimed they were not wrong.   Related to the said incident , readers may like to know this Vedic astrology writer’s alert for more care and appropriate strategy near and during August-September 2017 against war or war like situation for US , could be in sea or with country near sea. In short , it was said that sea may play a key role in the story. The alert in article – “ Astrological probable alerts for US in 2017” – was published last year in December 2016 issue of wisdom-magazine.com. The same alerts were echoed in another article of this writer of 16 May 2016 – “Is World War III round the corner ?” - published in the summer (April-June) 2017 issue of The Astrologer’s Notebook , a quarterly Newsletter from North Port, Florida. While saying that , among other things , war or war like conditions are likely to arise , it was also said : “ The global events predicted in this article could likely begin to show up in mild measure from 24 June and after in present year 2017 to grow up gradually  for a final show during 19 August to 4 September with peak hype on 30 August ( it could be 29 August in the west)”. Going by news reports during the period of prediction , it can be said that the alert has been meaningful.

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Time china headed off to the coasts of America. Just having subs there is not enough.

China already does - and America lets them safe passage:

http://news.usni.org/2015/09/03/chinese-warships-made-innocent-passage-through-u-s-territorial-waters-off-alaska

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It is international airspace and if Chinese fighters are a problem, the US aircraft should be escorted by fighters.

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YuriOtani, think about this, what if someone is on the street with binoculars watching your house. Once in awhile you probably don’t mind but this happens many times already. You’d probably get more guns in the house for protection. But more likely you'd probably go out there and kick their butts.

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So long as it's not illegal to do in international space, there's no military justification to go out there and commit international incidents

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