Obama wimps out in dealing with China in South China Sea

Bill Gertz:
Defense Board: White House Blocked Navy From S. China Sea Warship Passages

China engaged in campaign to oust U.S.

Senior White House officials blocked the Navy from conducting needed freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea amid growing concerns that China is militarizing newly reclaimed islands, according to the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board.
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By ceding the area to the Chinese Obama only makes a confrontation in the future more likely.  His policy of weakness and retreat only emboldens aggressors like China.

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