China Uneasy About American Troop Deployment

American VoicesPoliticsWorld ISSUE 47•48 Nov 18, 2011

A recent American plan to place 2,500 Marines in Australia has fanned tensions between the United States and China. What do you think?

  • “Geez, we invade a few dozen countries in our short history and people really start getting paranoid.”

    Jackie Renn –
    Systems Analyst

  • “But do we know which way the troops will be facing?" ”

    Tony Harlan –
    Roller Maker

  • “This sends a clear message to the Chinese that we're willing to put a completely inconsequential number of troops some 2,600 miles from their border, so they'd better watch out.”

    Claude Brand –
    Unemployed

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