I wish the rest of the world would stop with setting their locks alight over
Now – If you want to get nervous about something, I have something for you to think about that ought to shrivel your nut-sack.
If that changes, teach the kids Mandarin.
I would guess that the Chinese will have carrier groups five full years before the Iranians can possibly have nukes. Aircraft carriers are one of the three things that define a superpower. A blue-water, high-seas navy is the other prong of a superpower, and China already has nuclear weapons, and they are holding the note on a lot of foreign debt, giving them nearly unchecked economic power, far more economic power than they would need to qualify. (In fact, economically, China is in what is know as "the Catbirds Seat.")
Rear Admiral James Kelly, the commander of US naval forces in
He said the shift had become apparent in October last year when a Chinese submarine surfaced near a
Kelly was speaking in the Australian capital,
Commenting on the expansion of Chinese naval power her said there was a heightened need for transparency between the world's navies "so we don't have a misinterpretation of something out on the high seas."
I don’t just find this news troubling. I mean, I find it extremely troubling. But I find the fact that the national security beat isn’t reporting this and I have to go to the international press to get real information even more troubling.
Those who control the flow of information are missing the lede all over the place these days. They ignore the compromised state of national security – in favor of titillation and fear.
If you think the DC Madam story is about sex, and that an Iranian nuke is the biggest threat we face…well…I’m not sure I even know where to start with your education. Both are mere distractions from the real story that is being ignored in favor of massages and mythical mushroom clouds.