Members involved in the South China Sea U.S. support for multi-occupation of Chinese territory, the more
Data Figure: Chinese soldiers stationed in the South China Sea territorial
“International Herald Tribune” correspondent from Beijing in the winter, “the 19-year-old university student childlike face Chris Taylor, bid farewell to his grandmother, dropped out of school, take the U.S. military C-130 transport aircraft came to the Vietnam War when U.S. forces discovered a village in Vietnam, was hanged on the tree of American soldiers. Chris Taylor and his partner were angry, the rows of bullets fired at innocent Vietnamese civilians, and flame jet burned their homes … “This is just the United States Hollywood,” Platoon “in a plot. 40 years later, when the story of the prototype U.S. Senator Jim Webb return visit, they received a hero’s welcome in Vietnam.
Jimmy Webb’s trip very productive. August 23, he ended the tour in Southeast Asia, a two-week period, he traveled to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. In addition to imitate Clinton to North Korea to “fishing people”, Webb successfully away from Myanmar’s detained U.S. citizens Yuehanyetuo, he has four sell “China’s development in this region caused a great threat.”
support Vietnam’s occupation of the South China Sea
Webb’s wife is Vietnamese-Americans, it will be overwhelmed by Vietnam’s trip to Southeast Asia to arrange the last leg of somewhat “home” means. But Webb’s “home” of the momentum so far from quiet, on the contrary full of aggressive hostility.
August 19, according to Voice of America reported that in the interview, Webb intends to talk about Vietnam with China on the issue of sovereignty over the South China Sea dispute, he claimed that the U.S. should stand in the Vietnam side, against the Chinese in the region.
“the American people a good impression on the heart of the region, we stress again, Hillary has once again stressed that this region is important for the United States to the United States should be more clearly maintain the sovereignty of these areas, I not necessarily mean militarily, but to our diplomatic position, the state’s position, we need to do a checks and balances to deal with, no, not against, but in the region to balance China’s power. ”
‘s statements came out, encouraged by the Vietnamese media, several newspapers hype topic of the South China Sea. Vietnam, “young people reported that” in the headlines declared, “according to the current and traditional international law, China has made vast oceans, the South China Sea exclusive right to request is not legitimate. Countries in the region has never recognized China’s ‘historical rights’.” On The “Voice of America” ??also chimed in, “said China’s recent claim that 80% of the waters of the South China Sea, sovereignty, fear and anxiety in Vietnam.”
as early as July 15, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held hearings to explore in the South China Sea, “the face of China’s growing military power” and potential “disputes in Asia”, as the Commission Asia-Pacific Group Chairman Webb said in an uproar at the meeting, the United States should provide the umbrella for the rest of the region, protect U.S. oil company’s illegal mining activities in the South China Sea, to avoid the implementation of China’s “military intimidation.”
topic of speculation in the South China Sea have ulterior motives
addition to the South China Sea reserves and resources as an important route to the strategic position of more and more attention outside of the United States, Jimu Wei cloth and other hard-liners in China involved in the South China Sea dispute is the claim by the U.S. driven by domestic interest groups.
Jim Webb in 1968 graduated from the Naval Academy, with the school “has the potential of future leaders,” the evaluation, joined the Marine Corps in 1987, Webb became Secretary of the Navy . Has received the U.S. Navy Cross, Silver Star Medal, two Bronze Star Medal and a Purple Heart, Webb has become the spokesman for the interests of the U.S. Navy.
“Western military and other law enforcement departments to promote good China threat theory, which can ex-situ for less military support departmental interests.” Blue scholars, China Institute of International Studies told the building, “International Herald Tribune” .
Jim Webb in San Diego on a Navy publication of this article intentions revealed. “Chinese Navy submarine number three is an annual rate of expansion of Chinese investment to the U.S. war of words, but also in neighboring Vietnam and the United States contest. A really big country to face such a situation, how can we disregard?”
In fact, Jim Webb spare no effort to preach the “China threat theory Navy,” the real purpose is to call for “a composition by hundreds of large Navy ships,” then as Secretary of the Navy Webb Zengyin idea was not accepted and angrily resigned.
involvement of the United States means more than the South China Sea
Jim Webb is a U.S. political heavyweights, the 2008 U.S. presidential election, Obama’s running mate has become one of the candidates. “Voice of America” ??also acknowledged that, although Jim Webb is not a U.S. State Department officials, however, “Webb the five-nation trip to Asia, the U.S. reconstruction as part of diplomatic relations with Southeast Asia.”
this, Nanyang Institute of Xiamen University, Professor Li Jinming the “International Herald Tribune” that the Southeast Asian countries on the same interest in the South China Sea, and many U.S. military and civilian transportation of materials to go through the South China Sea waterway, many U.S. oil companies have oil and gas fields in disputed waters, the U.S. factor increasing penetration into the South China Sea.
addition to drive a wedge between the use of diplomatic relations between China and relevant countries, the U.S. direct military involvement of more and more obvious signs of the South China Sea. March 8, the U.S. Navy surveillance vessel “flawless” intruded into the South China Sea exclusive economic zone, illegal measure, China’s naval base and to gather intelligence, resulting in a confrontation between U.S. warships.
Chinese military expert Dai Xu in an interview that some U.S. conservatives and right-wing members have been involved in the South China Sea claims, is part of the containment policy toward China. “U.S. claims to protect U.S. interests in the South China Sea are growing. South American strategy to encircle China is an important part, more and more signs that the United States in the future may be more involved in the South China Sea.” (Source: International Herald Tribune)
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