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Hagel, Chang Air Differences
Over Disputed Islands

Associated Press, by Lolita C. Baldor

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 4/8/2014 4:06:58 AM

BEIJING -- The defense chiefs of China and the U.S. are facing off over Beijing´s escalating territorial disputes in the region, with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel wagging his finger and telling China it doesn´t have the right to unilaterally establish an air defense zone over disputed islands with no consultation. And he said on Tuesday America will protect Japan in a dispute with China, as laid out in U.S. treaty obligations. Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan said his country will not take the initiative to stir up troubles with Japan, but Beijing is ready to use its military if needed

Hagel wagged a finger? We´re reduced to finger wagging?


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oops, sorry for the blank post. The idea of the US being reliant on Chuck Hagel to talk with China about anything is disturbing. I wonder what he gave away without ever knowing it. Let us pray...

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