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Beijing rebukes Washington after B-52 bomber strays over artificial island in South China Sea

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Beijing rebukes Washington after B-52 bomber strays over artificial island in South China Sea

 Beijing has described as a “provocation” the flight of a US nuclear-capable B-52 bomber over a man-made island in the South China Sea that China claims sovereignty over. The warplane reportedly did so by mistake rather than to challenge China, as was the case with other missions.

China filed a complaint with the Pentagon over the incident, the US DoD reported Friday, adding that the flight was not part of the so-called Freedom of Navigation effort to undermine China's territorial claims in the sea.

“The Chinese have raised concerns with us about the flight path of a recent training mission,” Navy Commander Bill Urban said. “We are looking into the matter.”

Beijing called the flight “a provocation” in a statement released by the Defense Ministry on Saturday. It urged the United States "to immediately adopt measures to put an end to such kind of dangerous actions, in order not to impact the two countries' military relations."

http://www.rt.com/news/326508-china-bomber-flight-mistake/
 

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Freaking Obama is going to leave this country in such peril whoEVER gets in is going to have to be a miracle worker to keep us alive!!@!#!@#!$!

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50 minutes ago, BlueHawK said:

Freaking Obama is going to leave this country in such peril whoEVER gets in is going to have to be a miracle worker to keep us alive!!@!#!@#!$!

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Actually Hawk its a good thing he is in Hawaii. That puts him much closer to the disputed islands. Hes a sitting duck over there. Remember Pearl Harbor?

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While everyone is focused on the Middle East, South East Asia is fixing to explode.

Remember O was just over there stirring the pot last month playing APEC while dropping off a big fat check.

Obama boosts Philippine Navy, sends China a message not to expand presence

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2015/11/17/obama-boosts-philippine-navy-sends-china-message-not-expand-presence/75935378/

Hes selling arms to Taiwan too

The Obama administration formally notified Congress on Wednesday of a $1.83-billion arms sale package for Taiwan, including two frigates, anti-tank missiles, amphibious assault vehicles and other equipment, drawing an angry response from China.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-taiwan-arms-idUSKBN0TZ2C520151217

 

Beijing insists it has sovereignty over virtually all of the resource-rich South China Sea, conflicting with the various claims of Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Brunei.

http://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/us-studying-chinese-complaint-that-b-52-flew-near-man-made-island

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