US group warns of ‘storm’ to hit South China Sea

CHINESE PERCEPTION:Heritage Foundation fellow Dean Cheng said inaction by the US over Chinese island-building could cause Beijing to see it as weak

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 04, 2015
By: William Lowther  /  Staff reporter in WASHINGTON

There is a military storm brewing in the South China Sea and it will involve Taiwan, a US stormnational defense and strategic planning consultancy on Friday told a Washington conference.

“China is maneuvering and building up its military forces with clear intent,” Global Strategies and Transformation president Paul Giarra said.

Giarra told the Heritage Foundation think tank that Beijing had convinced the US not to consider the nation in the context of geography or military operations.

“We are thinking of Taiwan as a political problem that we want to go away,” he said at the conference, titled “Taiwan in the South China Sea.”     [FULL  STORY]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.