10 Aug '18, 10pm

As #MILITARY commanders throughout the world compete to bigger and better there FORCES let's pr…

As #MILITARY commanders throughout the world compete to bigger and better there FORCES let's pr…

The strategic bases will give China the ability to deploy combat aircraft and other military assets with terrifying efficiency across the disputed region. The Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) analysed recent satellite photos and concluded that runways, aircraft hangers, radar sites and hardened surface-to-air missile shelters have either been finished or are nearing completion. The report, released this week, appears to be the most conclusive indication yet that China is using its island-building project to give teeth to its claim over almost the entire South China Sea and its islands and reefs. “It confirms what we’ve known for a long time,” Ashley Townshend, a research fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, told news.com.au. “Beijing intends to turn these artificial outposts into military footholds th...

Full article: https://www.news.com.au/world/asia/south-china-sea-contro...

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