Tag: South China Sea

Sep 09

Philippines ‘gravely concerned’ about Chinese activity around Scarborough Shoal | IHS Jane’s 360

Once again Obama has shown the US to be a paper tiger.  The Chinese don’t respect us and we have told the Philippines to pound sand.  If China continues to dominate Scarborough Shoal they will control virtually all shipping routes through this area of the world.  There will be no more “international waters”. This is …

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May 19

Risk of US-Chinese maritime confrontation increases in South China Sea #Spratly

The Spratlies have always been a flash point in the South China Sea.  China, Vietnam and the Philippines have all laid claim to this pile of coral that has no economic value.  However, by asserting sovereignty, each of these countries effectively extends its borders and theoretically can control commerce in the South China Sea. The …

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