Chinese Navy Fleet Sails to Pearl Harbor

On 13 December, ships from the Chinese navy fleet arrived at the US base of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii for a 5-day goodwill visit. Chinese and US naval officers plan talks aimed at building mutual understanding. According to Capt. Eric Weilenman, chief of staff of Naval Surface Group, Middle Pacific, the visit is a good chance for both navies' Sailors to interact with one another. © AP PHOTO/ GUANG NIU, POOL This is the Chinese fleet’s second visit to the US this year, coming after ...
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China may Arm Hawaiian Independence Movement

According to a report filed by Bill Gertz at The Washington Free Beacon, China may provide Hawaiian independence movements with weapons. Gertz cites Michael Pillsbury, a Pentagon consultant and author of the recent book 100 Year Marathon, who says the Chinese plan to send arms is a response to U.S. weapons sent to Taiwan. “Beijing’s extraordinary sensitivity to American arms sales to Taiwan—even one bullet or a spare tire for a jeep—often provokes angry words,” said Pillsbury. Pillsbury...
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