US Alarm: China Has Placed Self - Propelled Guns On One Of The Islands In The Spratly Archipelago
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

US Alarm: China Has Placed Self  -  propelled Guns on One Of the Islands In the Spratly Archipelago

USA reported that China deployed self-propelled artillery guns on one of the artificial islands in the Spratly archipelago in the South China Sea, fueling fears that Beijing could use the disputed territories for military purposes. Information disclosed when Pentagon chief Ashton Carter began an 11-day trip, also the Asia-Pacific region.USA made this discovery several weeks ago and it is not clear whether the weapon still there, or has been removed or hidden - the AP news agency reported, citing US officials.

Republican Senator John McCain, who chairs the Senate Armed Forces Committee, called the reports "disturbing and providers of escalation". At the time of the Ho Chi Minh McCain he has estimated that this will not lead to a conflict with China, but the American side "can take some steps to deter China to continue this kind of activity."

US authorities claim that as a result of work carried out by China obtained additional approx. 800 hectares (of which approx. 600 this year), the most likely rich in hydrocarbon deposits Spratly archipelago in the South China Sea. At presented aerial photographs can be seen dredgers and other units that convert a secluded island in the island of runways and harbors.A spokeswoman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that it had no information on the weapons.

The conflict over the Spratly Islands lasts for many years, but recently worsened especially between China and the Philippines. Manila accuses Beijing of illegal buildings islands. The rights to all or all claim the islands as Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia and Brunei. All claimants except Brunei have a military infrastructure there, China declared sovereignty over 90 percent. South China Sea area.

According to Pentagon efforts of China and pages ascending claims to transform reefs in the Spratly archipelago in the island in violation of international law and casts doubt on their plans and intentions.

The first foreign military base in Djibouti China's rise?

Djibouti, a tiny little state, which would locate on the map itself does not help a lot of people may soon remodel the geopolitical map of the world. All through the project, which negotiate the Chinese people. The commercial port, military base, and perhaps the installation of a combined nature? No matter what model is chosen, the balance of power in the region - and in Djibouti, where permanently stationed 4.5 thousand. Americans - will change.

Djibouti is considered an oasis of peace in the war-torn Horn of Africa. Country gave also known as an ally of the United States. In a series of anti-terrorist operations and anti-piracy it is from dżibutyjskiej Base Camp Lemmonier Americans, the largest US base in Africa, competed special forces helicopters, planes and drones, which operated over Yemen and Somalia.

About how important it is Djibouti in the US strategy is the fact that in early May, President Obama extended for another 10 years lease of land (with the option of extension for another decade). And this despite the fact that the local mayor demanded twice as much "rent".

Chinese offer he can not refuse?

A small country, situated at the gates of the Red Sea, over the years benefits from hiring to critical infrastructure. In addition to the Americans, bases and airports are using or have used in the past as the French, Germans and Japanese. The mere presence of the United States brings Djibouti amount of 70 million dollars a year.


Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
:the Young Dynamic Leadership
In the political outdoors theater of Maharashtra Satej [Bunty] D Patil is as prominent and prestigious as the Kolhapuri Silver enrichments are on the planet market. The political life trip of this youthful extravagant and visionary force of Karveer is blossoming with endowments of Shree Mahalaxmi, capable heading and enduring…
By: satej patil in  Politics  >  World Politics   May 23, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Yemen: Strange Turn Of Events for Iran
At a time when everything is going south for Iran in the Middle East, the Shiite Houthis have jumped on the bandwagon and turned on the mullahs. In spite of years of providing financial aid, sophisticated arms, logistics and dedicating its Quds Force advisors regardless of its own moribund economy,…
By: pejmanamiri in  Politics  >  World Politics   Apr 30, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Restoring American Democracy
Every high school student in the United States is familiar with the fundamental concepts of our democracy as embodied in the Gettysburg Address, the Declaration of Independence, and the United States Constitution. In brief, these documents underscore the proposition that the authority of a legitimate government depends on a free…
By: james siddall in  Politics  >  World Politics   Mar 11, 2016  
0
  Likes: 5

Advantages Of Federalism
Federalism is a legal and political concept suggesting that law is best made in a twofold relationship: centrally and locally. Operative in many nations around the world under many different guises, federalism is centred on the principle that locality is key to effective governance. It holds that by making laws…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Feb 29, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Alienation Of Assets
In commercial terms, the world revolves around insolvency. Insolvency is the process whereby one's entire patrimony (i.e. the totality of one's assets) is liquidated in order to satisfy his total debts that have grown beyond his means. Insolvency procedures are problematic in that they mean liquidation of personal assets such…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Feb 29, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Who is Barack Obama?
Obama is a Democratic senator from Illinois, who is sitting as only the fifth African American Senator in United States history. Couple that with the fact that he is currently the only African American serving in the Senate and you must concede that he is definitely determined. Obama was elected…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Feb 29, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

The Iran Inaccuracy Of the Obama Presidency
By Amir Basiri U.S. President Barack Obama has come under fire, especially from Capitol Hill, for his misguided nuclear agreement with Iran, which has provided a temporary but critical lifeline to a very dangerous regime. Two ballistic missile launches; rockets fired at ships in the Strait of Hormuz; ten American…
By: Amir Basiri in  Politics  >  World Politics   Feb 28, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Heroes Are Born Not Raised
Michael McDonagh doesn’t see himself as a hero, “Not at all, we just did what we had to do” he says, in reference to the incident in Kilrush in July of 1994. McDonagh, then a uniformed Garda, together with his friend and colleague Michael Ryan of Summerhill in Ennis, showed,…
By: James Murphy in  Politics  >  World Politics   Feb 19, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

The election campaign in the USA. As Hillary Clinton tests the Americans?
It is hard to imagine any other contender for the seat of US President could present her match in this field: Hillary Clinton knows all - in the country and the world. Only the great star of the policy will be able to convince ordinary voters that it is worth…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Feb 18, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Iran’s Rouhani Europe Visit Was A Fiasco
The highly-boasted visit to Italy and France by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came to an end after signing what appears to be very lucrative deals worth dozens of billions of dollars with various firms. Iran’s own media outlets, and unfortunately their pro-appeasement counterparts in the West, went the limits to…
By: pejmanamiri in  Politics  >  World Politics   Feb 10, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Who crowns thorny circlet as President of America in 2012? Do you propose next term to Mr. Obama?
The honest honor of new president’s election of America is reaching very closer today. As per the current situation, the economical position of the country has not improved as expected. President Obama has engaged his full efforts to replace the lost glory of the country, but his approach not enough…
By: PV Satyanarayana in  Politics  >  World Politics   Jun 27, 2011  
1
  Likes: 1

Usa Story for Free
July 4th, Independence Day commenced when 13 fractious colonies decided to sunder the greatest empire on earth... challenging every verity of governance in order to raise up a pristine nation where "all men are created equal." From this signal phrase, Godlike in its ringing clarity and unanswerable in its adamantine…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Jan 21, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Is there A Future for the Gop? Yes, But Only If they Heed These Admonitions Andrecommendations Otherwise the Party's Marginalization Will Continue, I
Steven Spielberg's important new film "Lincoln" has just been released and not a moment too soon. It's based on historian Doris Kearns Goodwin's best-selling book "Team of Rivals:The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln." It's about what it takes to move mountains, manage men, get things done and lead, bending but…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Jan 21, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

'civus Americanus Sum' On What Must Be Done to Protect Americans Abroad In Theage Of World Revolution, Terror, And Outrage Some Thoughts
Author's program note. Are you a citizen of the United States? Do you wish to travel, live, or work outside the geographical boundaries of the nation? Do you expect to do so in confidence that, at the conclusion of your sojourn, you will return in one piece, safe and sound,…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Jan 21, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Vladimir Putin's Great Popularity Among Russians Makes No Shortage Of Companies That Want to Commercially Capitalize on the Marketing Power Of Image A
In the Russian drugstores during Christmas there were cost 6500 rubles. perfume, which, although the name "Putin" does not have a name, but doubts dispelled profile Russian leader placed on the bottle and the accompanying annotation "inspired by Vladimir Putin". How to convince the Belarusian businessman Vlad Rekunow, the originator…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Jan 21, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 1049    Report this Article