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Chinese Navy seizes US Navy drone in South China Sea

Discussion in 'The War Room' started by NSX-R, Dec 16, 2016.

  1. NSX-R Green Belt

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  2. King Joffery Brown Belt

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    South China Sea lol. Have a look on Google Maps for Subic Bay, bunch of thieving chancers.
     
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    I say park the 7th fleet in the center of that sea and do training exercises with Taiwan!
     
  4. Orgasmo Silver Belt

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    So this is China's response to Trump? Mediocre.
     
  5. Kingz Gold Belt

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    Well Obama..assert
     
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    At Christmas! Poor form.
     
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    I wouldn't call that mediocre, because it requires a response. Noted that the response is all in likely to be a limp wristed nothing...but this is China doing probing and prodding tactics to gauge our response level.

    China will continue to escalate, this is only the start of these tactics from them.
     
  8. Egelo Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Not enough, sail every aircraft carrier by and park half of them right by the islands.
     
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    This warrant a harsh response, Obama shall issue an ultimatum demanding China to hand over the drone within next 30 minutes or face liquidation.
     
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    I liked the headline I saw to this story.

    China just tweeted.

    Not the way Obama hoped to pivot to Asia.
     
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  11. Pwent Guest

    they have to turn it over immediately or we will bring hell upon them

    is the only acceptable action

    appeasement doesnt work
     
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  12. Cmart Aspiring Milo

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    The Iranians were very bold with weak tit president Jimmy Carter before Reagan stepped into office, too.
     
  13. spamking Click, click, boom!

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    Could get interesting . . .
     
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    . . . unless it is Russia, then we should bend over backwards to appease them, amirite?
     
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  15. Pwent Guest

    no, if they captured military property we should strike back with full force
     
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  16. Fox by the Sea Lighthouse keeper Platinum Member

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    euwwl dew fookin nootin
     
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  17. glennrod Just like mountain, ya paying your dues

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    Yeah, Russia's awesome..
     
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    Start? China and US have been at it for more than a decade. US would sent recon flights close to Chinese airspace for SIGINT missions, and China would in turn dispatch fighters to intercept them. USN would also send survey ships to South China Sea to gather oceanic intel for ASW purposes, and Chinese boats would again be nearby harassing them.

    What makes this different is China straight did a grab and run using their own naval vessel. Usually they send their fishing boats to do the dirty work.
     
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  19. Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    This should be considered an act of piracy, something China has been doing to fishermen from their neighbors for years now.
     
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    So when Russia says they captured our drone in Ukraine a couple years ago, we should have responded? I like it.
     

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