Quantcast

US, China sowing trouble in Asia?



Is the Philippine government not falling into a Byzantine international snare? Is the government not thinking that the United States and China are intentionally fomenting disputes in the Asian region? These queries are being raised because the results are obvious.

Because of the trouble in the Spratlys and the waters between China and Japan, the Philippines and Japan have increased their military expenditures. Strangely, the military hardware is sourced from the United States. The United States has also increased its presence in the area.

Everyone knows that the United States is indebted to China by trillions of dollars. Will it be so convenient if the United States can easily pay its debt to China due to trouble in the Asian region? Just asking.

 

—V. EMMANUEL C. FONTANILLA,

vecfnew@yahoo.com


Follow Us







Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.

Short URL: http://opinion.inquirer.net/?p=47167



Copyright © 2014, .
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94
Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace