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China's Hu urges navy to prepare for combat

Chinese President Hu Jintao
on Tuesday urged the navy to prepare for military combat, amid growing regional tensions over
maritime disputes and a US campaign to assert itself as a Pacific power.
The navy should "accelerate its transformation and modernisation in a sturdy
way, and make extended preparations for military combat in order to make greater
contributions to safeguard national security," he said.
Addressing the powerful Central
Military Commission, Hu said: "Our work must closely encircle the main
theme of national defence and military building."
His comments, which were posted in a statement on a government website, come
as the United States and Beijing's neighbours have expressed concerns over its
naval ambitions, particularly in the South China Sea.
Several Asian nations have competing claims over parts of the South China
Sea, believed to encompass huge oil and gas r

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  • Naval war between China and America...Hu Said!?

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  • Roflol Navy? Come on what a bunch of buffalo posturing. Everyone knows their "Navy" is nothing more than Wal Mart container ships.

    Chinese crack me up when they try to play bad boys, with their Navy no less.
    Hey China, read some history about Naval warfare, you can't sink our carriers by hurtling Maersk containers at a battle group. Japan in the forties had 3x the Navy you have today and couldn't take the U.S.

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    • @cobalt187 you obviously didnt read the article otherwise you wouldve noticed that hu was urging for increased modernisation and reform of the chinese navy, not buffalo posturing and screaming 'we are the best' like you said.

      when a nation knows its deficiencies and is spending billions and sending its top scientists and engineers worldwide to vacuum up knowledge to change it, cockily laughing it off is probably the worst thing you can do.

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    • @cobalt187 They don't need a navy. They bought a trillion dollar ace. It's called US treasuries.

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    • @cobalt187 That's kind of incorrect. We got the upper hand by chance at midway. Had they gotten us on that one day it might have been a different story.

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  • He had to remind the navy again?

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  • Lets all get a reality check. When is the last time China fought a direct War and kicked ass. They haven't in hundreds of years. So relax.

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    • @Rambo33 Why should they bother attacking us, when they can just foreclose on us instead?

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    • @Rambo33 The US will be at least for the next 10-50 years the world's most advanced and disciplined army (land,sea,air). It is the only force any nation will not face directly.
      The brilliance of the US multi-culturism system they fostered helped so much to develop such a large nation so quickly is an amazing feat, maybe not repeatable ever again. So many Germanic, Spaniard, Italian, French, English, Slavic, Celts and their families migrated and facilitated knowledge and relations to make the US More..

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  • Lotsa life preservers.

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  • Fuck with us and we'll turn that 990 ft piece of shit carrier into an artificial reef for the fishes. We have the capability to obliterate that floating toilet one hundred different ways. Wise up Hu. At least your bravado is entertaining..

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