South China Sea and The Silk Road: China Now Has Control Of Military Bases From The East China Sea, Toward Singapore and The Indian Ocean

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Disputed: China has built the airstrip (pictured) on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands without consulting the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan who all claim the region

Disputed: China has built the airstrip (pictured) on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands without consulting the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan who all claim the region

China has done, what nobody though possible: She was able, in a very short time and in an innovative way, stolen a march on the sleeping U.S. super-power and every other nation with a claim to the seas in Asia. By using dredging and land reclamation, she has built at least eight islands into land-masses big enough to accommodate airstrips, sea ports, supply centers and military bases.
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The article below by J. Berkshire Miller tells more of the story. Most readers will find themselves saying, “Now what?”
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From Peace and Freedom
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Land reclamation projects in Spratlys sets stage for military expansion and control of airspace
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April 23, 20152:00AM ET
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