China Flexing Muscle

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    All the more reason for Obama to take firm action here, rather than look like a paper tiger.

    Really, all this would take is moving a carrier to the area or a squadron of F-22s to Guam. That's it. China won't start a war over this, that's not their recent pattern.

    Even Clinton had the foreign policy smarts to move carriers into the region when China got too big for their britches (Taiwan, 1996). If Obama doesn't respond with some sort of response, then all his good work in the region would be seriously undermined.
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    He is busy fundraising right now so I suspect he will get Joe rigjt on it
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    We just flew so e B-52s over the airspace.
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    US B-52 bombers challenge disputed China air zone

    The US has flown two B-52 bombers over disputed islands in the East China Sea in defiance of new Chinese air defence rules, officials say.

    China set up its "air defence identification zone" on Saturday insisting that aircraft obey its rules or face "emergency defensive measures".

    A Pentagon spokesman said the planes had followed "normal procedures".
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    from this am
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    Idiocy at its finest on display.
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