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Mike Pompeo Threatens China With War

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

Mike Pompeo declared any armed attack by China on a Philippine ship or plane in the South China Sea will be treated as an attack on an American ship or plane, bringing a U.S. military response. Are we now prepared to fight China over who owns and occupies Mischief Reef or Scarborough Shoal? Today, the U.S., $22 trillion in debt, has treaty commitments dating to the early Cold War to defend Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and Australia, all thousands of miles of ocean away from the USA. If Trump cannot cut back these war guarantees, who will?

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