Zhang Zhaozhong: Philippines in Huangyan Island to pick things intent to establish a foundation in the Philippines
PRC Beijing, May 16 (Reporter Hyo Jin Bo) this morning, the deputy director of the National Defense University military logistics and military technology and equipment, Department of Research and Major General Zhang Zhaozhong guest’s power forum, in answer to the Huangyan Island event held When analysis of the current complicated international background.the
interviews User question: “Huangyan Island, the Philippines, confrontation behind hides which the intervention of international forces? The United States played a role?”
Zhang said, Philippine Huangyan Island confrontation this event surfaced in the Philippines, but the background behind the international complex.
First, the United States, the Philippines is the reason why such a “downtown”, the main sights is a strategic opportunity, the United States to the eastward shift of strategy, has to rely on US-Japan in Northeast Asia, U.S. and South Korea two military alliance established the existence of the United States, but in Southeast Asia, the United States there is no such military alliance – the past, but the end of the Cold War after 1992, the United States withdrew from the two military bases in the Philippines, the military bases in Vietnam were evacuated, after the withdrawal of the so-called “first island chain” is actually a half, from Taiwan south “first island chain” this line is broken – the United States would like to establish some military bases, some U.S. military presence in the Philippines officers and men, the “first island chain” pick up, the Philippines is the sights of this strategic intent, and China, trouble in the Huangyan Island, the purpose is to obtain public support for U.S. military aid, the United States in this place, to establish a solid base, and the Philippines are the main ones to consider.
other ASEAN countries and China and South China Sea countries, like Vietnam and other countries, but also ideas and the Philippines, but their performance is not so explicit, and why? Mainly consider relations with the United States is not too iron, another in economic terms China and scruples of.
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