12 Jun '11, 12pm

ANALYSIS - SE Asia wary of China as sea claim disputes intensify

As a Singaporean, I'm not too worried, nor am I wary of China. I don't think my country has any dispute with China over any offshore islands. Unlike my government, I as a private citizen and, in the full exercise of my right to the US-touted free speech and my disdain for political correctness, I fervently wish that China would give all these countries like the Philippines, etc, a good walloping, one that would wake them up to the international realities of a robust China and an impotent US. In the first place, these are disputed maritime territories. If one were to go by history, China has as much claim to them as any of these contesting Southeast Asian countries. Unlike the biased western media and commentators, as well as the US which in its painful throes of decline is seeking to whip up anti-China feelings throughout the world, I approach the issue with a clearer head...

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