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Some congressmen – like John McCain – are willing to send our troops into battle no matter who the opposition is. Even if it means going head to head with Russia and starting World War Three. During an interview on MSNBC, Senator John McCain told host Andrea Mitchell he regrets there is no military option for America in the Ukrainian crisis.
The United States “has long worried about the Chinese military’s lack of openness” although Beijing announced an increase in its military budget, according to a report.
The Foreign Policy said in an article on Friday that China’s military, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), is “still a black box” and it keeps foreigners “in the dark” because it is not clear about its spending.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, displaying on Monday what Israel said were seized, Iranian-supplied missiles bound for militants in Gaza, urged the West not to be fooled by Tehran’s diplomacy on its nuclear programme.
Last week the Israeli navy captured a ship in the Red Sea carrying arms that the military said included forty M-302 surface-to-surface rockets manufactured in Syria and capable of striking most of Israel from the Gaza Strip.
US-style diplomacy features bullying, bluster and coercion. Cowing other nations to comply with its diktats is longstanding Washington policy. Outliers face stiff reprisals.
Post-9/11, former Bush Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage notorious warned Pakistan, saying: “You will either accept our carpet of gold or we will carpet-bomb you back to the Stone Age.”