Rumors of War

Tensions in the South China Sea continue to be choppy with the US and British (1) ignoring China’s claims to the region (2), and China responding with ever more virulent threats (3).

With Beijing directing its armed forces to prepare for war (4) there is increasing concern over the modernity of Chinese war-tech (5) and the rising confidence in displaying it (6). While the US accused China of preparing for conflict (7), they themselves were “caught” preparing for missile fights in the South China Sea (8) to counter the China threat (9).

Russia has been busy deploying military tech to many interested buyers in both the ME (10) and Africa (11). Russia maintains its dominance in military tech (12) and is exerting its influence to halt the installation of US missiles in Europe (13) and destroy bases deemed out of compliance with the INF treaty (14).

The US responded aggressively to allegations the ICC is investigating possible war crimes committed in Afghanistan (15), which is to be expected since they haven’t had to answer to any higher authorities since the, now infamous, “weapons of mass destruction” scandal. Now the US is under threat of losing their “special status” and having to deal on equal terms with the rising powers of China and Russia.

Russia is not messing around when it comes to their national security (16) and are prepared to defend themselves against US aggression (17). Meanwhile, Europe is in a precarious position as it hosts the main US bases that could pose a direct threat to Russia if the US moves for another “preemptive self-defensive” strike.

 

References

  1. US and Britain conduct first joint drill in South China Sea

  2. U.S. Navy ship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade talks with Beijing

  3. Chinese Admiral Wants To "Sink Two US Aircraft Carriers" Over South China Sea

  4. Be ready for battle, hardship, crisis, Xi tells Chinese army

  5. Some Chinese military tech surpasses US, Pentagon admits

  6. China releases footage of ‘Guam killer’ missile in ‘clear message to US’

  7. US accuses China of preparing for WWIII: What you’re not being told

  8. US to tweak aircraft carrier weapons to help Marines take South China Sea islands in a missile fight

  9. Chinese admiral: Attack US carriers as that's what US 'fears the most'

  10. "None Of Their Business": Qatar Blasts Saudi Objections To Possible Russian S-400 Purchase

  11. Zimbabwe says it may need Russia to help modernize its army: RIA

  12. Putin says no analogs of Russian weapons will be developed in the world anytime soon

  13. Russia will immediately respond if US missiles are moved to Europe – Putin

  14. U.S. Says 'In Compliance' With Treaty After Russia Demands Washington Destroy Defense System

  15. Pompeo Announces Ban On International Criminal Court Officials Probing US War Crimes

  16. Russia says it's arming its warships with a new weapon that makes enemies want to vomit

  17. “Russia Is Preparing for War” Senior Russian Diplomat Confirms


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