Chinese military even more aggressive than Xi

China’s increasingly aggressive military is pushing the nation’s also aggressive Communist political  leadership to be willing to attack the U.S. and other nations that are pushing back against China’s attempt to take over the South China Sea through military threats.  But so  far, anyway, the government of President Xi Jinping has shown some wariness of provoking a direct armed clash with the United States.

China has called for a peaceful resolution of South China Sea disputes through talks at the same time as it continued to build up its military in the sea, especially by militarizing reefs and shoals.

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