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China ,,, Flexing its muscle

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China ,,, Flexing its muscle

well looks like China is seeing how far it can push USA http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-38347221

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"The device, dubbed an "ocean glider", was used to test water salinity and temperature, officials say."

That's what they say in public. I wonder what the device was really doing?

I mean it's a hell of an expensive alternative to a quick taste and a thermometer.Smiley

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Who knows but given that it was seized in international waters (allegedly) I'd say the chinese are over stepping the mark.

So a foreign country has tech they're interested in, that doesn't give them the right to go and steal it - although they seem to see it that way as part of their countrys national policy for some reason.

Problem we have here is that we and the usa depend on china for so many goods, the chinese know this and that we won't want to lose access to those imports and so us importers have the weaker hand... not to mention china is currently minted thanks to us..

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What the device was really doing @billnotben was checking out China's growing submarine capability I reckon. Now it's been lifted they'll check out what data it's able to collect, and check out what the Obama/Trump response will be. 

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Now if the people who built the stolen device were smart, they'd have outfitted the thing with a self-destruct, so anyone who nicked it would have it blow up in their faces, literally... Grin

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That kind of smart sounds a lot like Trumpism. Wink

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Nah, it's no worse than banks putting dyepacks in safety deposit boxes incase of theft, after all, if it doesn't belong to you, expect it to go bang... Grin

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Like the totally fatal anti car theft device in RoboCop.

 

 

 

 

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Re: China ,,, Flexing its muscle

Maybe the US has filled it full of fortune cookies 👍
TBH I believe they just seeing how far they can push
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Did anybody catch this? Not sure if it's been mentioned on these forums already but really, it's well worth watching.

The Coming war on China

http://thecomingwarmovie.com/

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Ah, the good old days @billnotben - where would we be without them!

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@Minivanman  John Pilger =  excellent TV

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