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    China preparing for armed conflict 'in every direction'

    China is preparing for conflict 'in every direction', the defence minister said on Wednesday in remarks that threaten to overshadow a visit to Beijing by his US counterpart next month.


    China preparing for armed conflict 'in every direction'
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    By Peter Foster, Beijing 1:30PM GMT 29 Dec 2010

    "In the coming five years, our military will push forward preparations for military conflict in every strategic direction," said Liang Guanglie in an interview published by several state-backed newspapers in China. "We may be living in peaceful times, but we can never forget war, never send the horses south or put the bayonets and guns away," Mr Liang added.

    China repeatedly says it is planning a "peaceful rise" but the recent pace and scale of its military modernisation has alarmed many of its neighbours in the Asia-Pacific, including Japan which described China's military build-up as a "global concern" this month.

    Mr Liang's remarks come at a time of increasingly difficult relations between the Chinese and US armed forces which a three-day visit by his counterpart Robert Gates is intended to address. A year ago China froze substantive military relations in protest at US arms sales to Taiwan and relations deteriorated further this summer when China objected to US plans to deploy one of its nuclear supercarriers, the USS George Washington, into the Yellow Sea off the Korean peninsula.

    China also announced this month that it was preparing to launch its own aircraft carrier next year in a signal that China is determined to punch its weight as a rising superpower. The news came a year earlier than many US defence analysts had predicted.

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    Makes sense. They have been invaded and pummeled by , by, well the country of???? Well, they were threatened by, uh, . Ok, what about Burma? Yeah, that's it, Burma! And the UN? Fearsome fellows there. China is so threatened that they have to build up their military? Snort, chortle, laugh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AmPat View Post
    Makes sense. They have been invaded and pummeled by , by, well the country of????
    Japan.
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    "In the coming five years, our military will push forward preparations for military conflict in every strategic direction,"
    Who cares , we do the same thing. It would be reckless as a nation to do otherwise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by m00 View Post
    Japan.
    If you want to go back to Pre WW1 and 2, sure. Thanks for telling me, a history major, about Japan. They attacked us also. Since then, I don't see Japan as an aggressor to China. K?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gingersnap View Post
    China preparing for armed conflict 'in every direction'

    China is preparing for conflict 'in every direction',

    Quick give every country in the world more money before the Chinese kill all of us. That is the way we normally handle these things.

    By the way we have a two and half war policy ourselves. Isnít that preparing for war in every direction?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gator View Post
    Quick give every country in the world more money before the Chinese kill all of us. That is the way we normally handle these things.

    By the way we have a two and half war policy ourselves. Isnít that preparing for war in every direction?
    Not until we invade Canada.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Madisonian View Post
    Not until we invade Canada.
    Actually we have invaded both Canada and Mexico and also Cuba, just not recently.
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    This is one of the main reasosn why I hate seeing a made in china label. I do not like funding this kind of shit. :mad:
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