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South China Sea: Britain to deploy ‘colossal’ warships

Posted by seumasach on July 30, 2017

Standing up “for the rights of the people of Hong Kong” and sending warships into the South China Sea: dramatic confirmation of my characterization of Brexit as a repost to China-led globalization, as the “upholding of the international liberal order” as Johnson puts it with, of course, the City of London at its head. Add to that the push for the neutralization of the Trump presidency, the enforcement of the new Munro Doctrine in South America and the co-option of Australia and other former colonies and we are well on the way to a London-led Oceania.

MSN

Australia’s oldest ally has vowed to challenge Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea by sailing two new aircraft carriers through the disputed waterways on a freedom-of-navigation operation.

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