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Conflict over Spratlys and The Fight in World Superiority

Demarcation according to China’s Ministry of Interior

The Philippine Star today reports that the US Government “will do what we’re asked“, meaning if the Philippine Government says war, war it is which, when taken in the totality of recent world events, presents a long-awaited opening for the US to flex its arm against an emerging competitor that is China. For the Philippines, this should urge government to do something about it’s (1) capacity to protects its own territories without running to “papa” for help all the time, and (2) strategic plan for human security.

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