After all is said and done, who is really pushing the militarization of the South China Sea, and who is really trying to turn the South China Sea into a tinderbox?
China’s plan in the South China Sea has already begun to bear fruit, now we need only to continue to implement it step by step.
It has been reported that the United States and the Philippines staged “side-by-side” joint military exercises on April 4, 2016. What needs paying attention to is the substance of the “drills to seize the islands” — they are clearly intended as provocation.
These kinds of military exercises are part one of [Read more]
America has time and again enticed and pressured its allies or partners into highly targeted “Joint Military Exercises” and “Joint Patrols.” These activities have aggravated the tense situation in the South China Sea, and it is only as a result of them that China has engaged in the “militarization” of the South China Sea.
The South China Sea hasn’t been militarized. Firstly, the U.S. doesn’t want to flaunt its military power to safeguard against the nonexistent problem of “freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.” The U.S. is actually the first to militarize the South China Sea, and many international political tragedies [Read more]
The U.S. Navy recently closed within 12 nautical miles of Chinese-owned islands, effectively kicking a hornet's nest in the Asia-Pacific region. Why did the United States choose this particular moment to act? I believe that there were three primary considerations in play here:
First is the United States' desire to [Read more]
The militarization of the South Sea is a verbal trap. The Chinese government has always advocated making the area into a sea of cooperation and peace.