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China’s Navy in the Mediterranean?

Posted by seumasach on July 30, 2012

And one thing is certain: the transit of PLAN and Russian vessels in the area is not coincidental — it is clearly meant as a deterrent against intervention by Western powers in the Syrian crisis.

Exactly. This is an audacious and timely move by China

The Diplomat

30th July, 2012

For the first time since China’s re-emergence as a power to be reckonedwith, Western powers are being confronted with scenarios involving the risk of clashes with Chinese military forces outside the Asian giant’s backyard.

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One Response to “China’s Navy in the Mediterranean?”

  1. saratov said

    If the United States is not very careful, it could find itself in a direct conflict with both Russia and China in the years ahead.The Russian military and the Chinese military have been very busy preparing for such a conflict.  The U.S. military has been focused on other things. Sadly, most Americans know much more about “America’s Got Talent” and “American Idol” than they do about geopolitics these days.

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