Sunday, May 10, 2020

China Flexes Its Military Muscle: Beijing Exploits Covid Crisis To Assert Control Of Strategically Vital South China Sea - And The US Sends Three Warships In Response


Mark Nicol at the Daily Mail offers a piece on Communist China taking advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak by displaying their military might in the South China Sea. 

China has taken advantage of the world’s struggle with Covid-19 to mount a disturbing display of military firepower and push its illegal claims to land and oilfields in a two-million-square-mile area in the South China Sea.

The moves have triggered an immediate response from US President Donald Trump.

Deeply worried about Beijing’s insatiable desire for land and the way its military has occupied areas by stealth, Washington has sent three warships to the region. 

China’s escalation of war games in the region follows decades of aggression by the Communist government. 
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