Experts said the United States will not support in the Huangyan Island, the Philippines
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“in the Philippines, the U.S. military will intervene?” U.S. “Globe and Mail on the 9th issue such a doubt. The newspaper article said that the United States to get involved in increasing the risk of this dangerous waters, but the question is, “This piece of chauvinism and nationalism brewing in the disputed territory, the United States how to get involved in? The article said that last month, the United States to send 4500 troops to the Philippines to participate in joint military exercises to coincide with China and the Philippines confrontation in the Huangyan Island, the Chinese critics have criticized U.S. “meddling” in regional affairs. Since then, proceed with caution, even in the case of Manila, request support, but also refused to join the two sides quarrel. The article said the United States in an awkward position, on the one hand, the United States is the “final backstop against China, on the other hand, the United States trying to keep on the surface of a” neutral “. This means that the United States it is necessary to fulfill their military commitment to the Philippines, but also to discourage the aspirations of the Philippines in this territorial dispute.
The Globe and Mail reported that the two opposing viewpoints. Professor Thayer of the Australian Defense Force Military Academy United States should continue to support the Philippines because the Philippines is a ‘weak reed’, was defeated by China, which will affect other countries claim to sovereignty over. Another expert said that the key tasks of the United States should guarantee the freedom of global trade routes, rather than intervene in the territorial disputes between sovereign states. Asia Society Los think the U.S. should take a step back, the United States has shown that support for the allies, “but to maintain stability in the region, to prevent the escalation of the conflict is in the interest of the United States.
Central Party School, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, Professor Xiao-Jun Ma, told the Global Times on the 10th of Mei Gaoguan in Huangyan Island is the intensive exchange. Although the Philippines and the United States is also a variety of mediation and communication, but the United States so far have not given any commitment in the Philippines, the United States does not give. Because of the conflict in the Philippines have only a very small matter in Sino-US relations, the Americans made it very clear, runs the risk of not in this matter.“exclusive analysis”
British intelligence and maritime analyst Gary Lee, “Global Times” said that the U.S. does not want to be dragged into another confrontation in an election year. The Pentagon has sufficient commitment to the Southeast Asian countries: Singapore ship, the strategic adjustment of the Asia-Pacific region, the Philippines retired warships. Americans that “we have not done enough of the”.
Philippines Mindanao check “report on the 10th comments said, his brown skin brother to” Uncle Sam “clearly shows that the” alone “to deal with territorial disputes, see up “Uncle Sam” in the group of small islands and did not see any strategic or economic value. To appease the Philippines fear of being invaded worries, Hillary Clinton said in favor, and promised to maintain close relations with the Philippines to promote the settlement of the dispute through diplomatic means. But only the timing of interventions in the United States when their national interests are threatened. As long as China does not block the route of the South China Sea does not prevent other countries from oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea, the United States would not intervene in Philippine territorial disputes.