Jan 21, 2023·edited Jan 21, 2023

Interesting article. You make some valid points but completely undermine your credibility with the gratuitous (and false) assertion that President Obama

failed "to act to prevent China from militarizing the South China Sea." First, China's actions in the South China Sea pre-dated the Obama administration and second, the United States could not have prevented China's build up in the South China Sea without risking direct military conflict.

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