China isn’t exactly renowned for their free and open elections, nor their sense of biting sarcasm. Yet in recent elections for representatives to their local People’s Congresses, the number of ballots case for someone (or something) other than the standard party apparatchiks has caught the attention of the Western press. Continue reading China Election: Trump, Japanese Porn Star Garner Votes
With it already verified by numerous media sources world-wide that Russian Naval Infantry is already ashore in Syria, it’s now being reported that the Chinese have a mini-armada already dropping anchor in a Syrian port. And as being reported, Beijing is far from done beefing up its presence in the Mediterranean Sea, formerly known in naval circles as an American Lake. Continue reading Chinese carrier docked in Syria, Chinese ‘advisers’ to join Russians, Iranians
There are certain things that all Corps of Marines have in common regardless of nationality. Case in point would be one of the official functions of the American Marine Corps: “for service with the fleet in the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases…” With a flurry of reports coming out of the eastern Mediterranean hitting the news wires by the moment, it certainly appears that the Russian Marines have the same duties as their American counterparts.
“This follows a pattern of fumbled reactions by the Obama administration…”
War clouds are gathering in the East China Sea as the Beijing government as sent a none-too-veiled threat towards Tokyo over the now disputed international airspace, as well as airspace over sovereign Japanese soil at the very south of the East Asian nation, as reported by The Washington Free Beacon on Dec. 3, 2013.
The communist super-power has decided to flex its muscles by claiming hundreds of square miles of international airspace at the geographic juncture of southern Japan, northern Taiwan and eastern China.
As China rattles sabers over its newly claimed airspace in the East China Sea directly over Japanese sovereign soil, as reported by the Israeli news portal Arutz Sheva on Dec. 2, 2013, one thing that many international watchers agree would rattle China’s cage would be a militarily-allied and nuclear-armed Japan and Republic of Korea (ROK).
Especially a nuclear Japan and ROK independent of any U.S. military control.
Tensions are still running high since China claimed international airspace over Japan’s Senkaku Islands, the southernmost of the 3,000 islands comprising the Japanese archipelago.