The spratly islands consist of more than 100 small islands or reefs surrounded by rich fishing grounds and potentially by gas and oil deposits. May 29, 2015 world war three possible with china over spratly islands styxhexenhammer666. May 16, 2018 chinas claim to the spratly islands is just a mistake may 16, 2018 guest author 10 comments this article is an adaptation of an academic publication by bill hayton published in modern china as the modern origins of chinas south china sea claims. Ian slater, a veteran of the australian joint intelligence bureau, is the author of the world war iii novels. Spratly islands, original vietnamese version of this book, published in 20 by the gi o d c vi t nam publishing house, presented very clearly all evidence 1 introduction introductionintroduction. The spratly islands is a group of very small islands, atolls, reefs, etc. The book of revelation is complete fraud and heresy. On february 25, 2011, a frigate from chinas navy fired shots at 3 fishing boats from the philippines. The technology of space and cyberwarfare is so new, so untested, that even the most outlandish scenarios currently concocted by strategic planners may soon be superseded by a reality still hard to conceive. Underscored by the prospects of large natural energy reserves, control of strategic. Pdf territorial disputes in the south china sea under the san.
This is what world war iii with china might look like. During the second world war, japan displaced the french and occupied the spratly islands, using the islands as a submarine base. Spratly islands and us interests and approaches spratly islands and united states interests and approaches the spratly islands warrant better understanding by u. This is what world war iii with china might look like the nation. They are located north of insular malaysia and are roughly midway between vietnam and the philippines, and they are claimedwholly or in partby several countries in the region. It is the first such port call to vietnam by an american aircraft carrier since the end of the war in 1975. Since chinas claim of spratly and paracel islands is challenged by. After several government notes between berlin and peking, germany gave up spratly islands and paracel islands but became controller of the area of tsingtau. During world war ii, the islands were claimed by the japanese. This essay argues that taking a constructivist approach through discourse analysis as described by lene hansen 1 will highlight essential and previously neglected dynamics of the dispute. The triangles two other points are the spratly archipelago and the paracel islands. Wait till world war iii starts and you will realized the fulfillment of two chapters of revelation.
Let be honest about paracel islands and spratly islands the. They loved clancys writing, even inviting him to a white house book. World war iii was a war fought in the pacific and asian regions for control over the spratly islands, and later the control of australia and korea. On march 2, 2011, the government of the philippines reported that two patrol boats from china. Territorial dispute an overview sciencedirect topics. The republic of china sent troops to itu aba island. Inside the map, there are more than 35 pieces each measured at 20cm wide, 30cm long stuck on canvas. Paracel islands and spratly islands are the most controversial in the asia. The spratly islands were, in 1939, coral islets mostly inhabited by seabirds.
Despite the spratly islands naturally consisting of 19 islands see below, according to a chinese 1986 source, the spratly islands consist of 14 islands or islets, 6 banks, 1 submerged reefs, 35 underwater banks and 21 underwater shoals the northeast part of the spratlys is known as dangerous ground and is. The story of chinas claims in the south china sea began in 1907 with the discovery of a japanese merchant digging up petrified bird droppings on the island of pratas between hong kong and taiwan. World war three possible with china over spratly islands. Spratly islands, large group of reefs, shoals, atolls, and small islets in the south china sea of the pacific ocean. A lot of fish are found around them so countries like brunei darussalam, china, indonesia, malaysia, philippines, taiwan, and vietnam are interested in them.
Sep 27, 2017 how world war iii with china might be fought. He is the author of the nowclassic book the politics of. It is estimated that the spratly holds even greater natural gas reserves compared to kuwait and is the fourth largest reserve bed in the world. Implications to china and the philippines christine marie s.
Unclos provides a regulatory framework for addressing, among. Mar 20, 2018 it is the first such port call to vietnam by an american aircraft carrier since the end of the war in 1975. Chinas claim of sovereignty over spratly and paracel islands. A nuclear submarine is dispatched to protect a carrier group, but its mission changes as a tense situation explodes into a fullscale war of nightmarish proportions. Abocejo 2 1 university of san jose recoletos and 2 cebu normal university. They are claimed in their entirety by china, taiwan, and vietnam, while portions are claimed by malaysia and the philippines. Spratly islands reefs, shoals, atolls, and islets, south. This is a question emerging from modern christian prophecy. Postapocalyptic superhero graphic novel on kickstarter. Philippines and the spratly islands this article discusses the policies, activities and history of the republic of the philippines in the spratly islands from the philippine perspective. Spratly islands simple english wikipedia, the free. My conclusion is that chinas claim to the spratly islands is actually a mistake. Aug 21, 2018 the triangles two other points are the spratly archipelago and the paracel islands.
The spratly islands are a disputed archipelago in the south china sea. One of us first fought world war iii from the backseat of a station. This is what world war iii with china might look like the. The holy spirit told us of the coming world war about two decades ago and will start from the philippines, at spratly islands, in particular. The spratly islands dispute is an ongoing territorial dispute between china, taiwan, malaysia, the philippines, vietnam, and brunei, concerning ownership of the spratly islands, a group of islands and associated maritime features reefs, banks, cays, etc. For the other, it was at an island cabin on the puget sound waters of washington state. Email this article stratfor vietnams military installations and garrisons have dotted the features of the spratly archipelago including the southwest cay, sin cowe island and spratly island itself for some time. Nonfilipino viewpoints regarding philippine occupation of several islands are currently not included in this article. Japan occupied some of the islands in 1939 during world war ii, and it used the islands. Territorial claims in the spratly and paracel islands. About 45 islands are occupied by relatively small numbers of military.
But over the past two years, vietnam has redoubled its. But perhaps just as important, spratly island rests on the western edge of the ninedash line that china insists delineates its south china sea holdings. Diplomatic relations between the five nations which have laid claim to the islands are already extremely strained, and the recent construction of bunkers on some of the atols point to china preparing to protection against air or missile strikes, raising the prospect of a conflict which could spark world war 3. Aug 16, 2008 the holy spirit told us of the coming world war about two decades ago and will start from the philippines, at spratly islands, in particular. Gordon chang wrote a book called the coming collapse of china.
Because i can read hanchinese, i ve translated about 600 hanchinese words into vietnamese that adequately represents the origin and date of the map. These countries share control of the islands but each of them want to take control of all or most of the islands. Maritime briefing v2 n1 nguyen thai hoc foundation. The spratly islands dispute is an ongoing territorial dispute between china, taiwan, malaysia. These islands have been disputed with varying degrees of intensity for more than 50 years. Nanwei dao, also known as storm island, with a natural area of 15 hectares 37 acres, is the fourth largest of the naturally occurring spratly islands in the south china sea, and the largest of the vietnameseadministered spratly islands. World war iii spratly islands future fandom powered. The richest country in the world the philippines page 2.
In these books, the xisha and nansha islands were variously named. It pops up so often i have decided to look into it and my research proved to be interesting and revealing. Spratly islands simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The unprecedented and massive developmental growth china has experienced in the past decades has in fact transformed a country from a third world overpopulated asian state, to one of the most influential nations since the rise of the united states after world war ii.
What i will say here, if my prediction is correct, will causes many vietnamese and possible chinese readers angry so much, and im not so surprise that vietnamese readers will call me traitor. After world war ii, the troops of the republic of china were responsible for receiving both of. He teaches political science at the university of british. In 1941 japan forcibly took over the islands as part of its world war ii strategy. First, china is working on its international image, and this is something where it is failing hard. After japans surrender at the end of world war ii, the republic of china claimed the paracel and spratly islands.
It s a colorcoded paper map that has a cartonpaper cover and can be opened like a book. China invades the oilrich spratly islands, bringing swift retribution from the united statesand the start of world war iii. Sep 26, 2017 this piece has been adapted and expanded from alfred w. Apotheosis studios is raising funds for the last amazon. It was unclear whether france continued its claim to the islands after world war ii, since none of the islands, other than taiping island, was habitable. The spratlys are located in the south china sea between these countires.
In terms of national security, these islands are important due to their location in the south china sea, where many merchant ships pass through to deliver goods, people, and energy products to asianpacific countries. There are a number of reasons why the neighboring countries want to own the islands. The spratly islands are 100 small uninhabited islands in the south china sea. The spratly islands dispute is a regional maritime territorial sovereignty dispute which involves six countries in the south china sea china, taiwan, vietnam, philippines, malaysia and brunei. Autobiography of malcolm x 416 reprint edition 1992. During the war, france defended the spratlys from japanese military forces. World war iii will start of a wednesday in the middle of the year at spratly islands, according to the spirit of ama.
Malaysia has militarily occupied three islands that it considers to be within its continental shelf. After world war ii, the international law commission, under the united nations. The book of revelation is not complete fraud and heresy. Should vietnams claim to the island be verified, it could invalidate the rest of the ninedash line boundary. Let be honest about paracel islands and spratly islands. This submarine warfare novel comes with maps, photos, and a special interview with clancy and former. In may 1946 a french ship inspected the paracel islands, visiting pattle. The end of the world as we know it, with mark steyn. To attain that needed understanding, legal aspects of customary and modern laws are.
Spratly islands history timeline nansha islands of china. The germans wanted to claim several islands in the spartly group, but the chinese government threatened with war. Spratly islands copy link facebook twitter reddit flipboard pocket if one were to combine all 750 atolls, reefs, rocks, and islets that constitute the spratly islands into one landmass, it would. The year after china occupied scarborough, it started building artificial islands in the spratly chain. Plus da nang, where the port call took place, was also the site of the initial u. If accurate, the petroleum and natural gas reserves would make the spratly islands the fourth largest oil and gas reserve in the world. Vietnam currently occupies 21 features in the spratly islands, with the latest taken a few days after a bloody clash on march 14, 1988 with china at johnson south reef. The spratly islands dispute can be looked at from a variety of angles. In 1947, china produced a map with 9 undefined dotted lines, and claimed all of the islands within those lines. Anonymous has been posting this very common question on quora. Chinas claim to the spratly islands is just a mistake. Will you worship jesus once the prophecies of ama materializes. Pdf japan occupied the paracel and spratly islands in 1939 and annexed both islands into. In 2016, it deployed missile batteries to one of the paracels.
Dec 20, 2016 it also serves as vietnams key military outpost in the spratly island chain. As is shown, the spratly islands dispute has been viewed through mostly realist and structural realist lenses and to a lesser extent through liberal ones. Learning from the battle of the spratly islands the diplomat. Will armed conflict in the spratly islands inevitably lead to.
The spratly islands dispute is a regional maritime territorial sovereignty dispute which. In fact, there will unlikely be a war even within the asean community. This piece has been adapted and expanded from alfred w. Will china and the us go to war over the spratly islands. Dec 28, 2019 the book of revelation is not complete fraud and heresy. Will armed conflict in the spratly islands inevitably lead. World war three possible with china over spratly islands styxhexenhammer666. Jul 19, 2015 the spratly islands are located in the socalled south china sea and consist of a number of small islands, reefs, atolls and rocks. Pdf vietnam, territoriality and the south china sea. Island and accelerating its dredging of seven artificial atolls for military bases in the spratly islands. After the war, in 1946, republic of china roc took possession of the pratas dongsha island the largest island in the pratas group at the northeast part of the south china sea. The unprecedented and massive developmental growth china has experienced in the past decades has in fact transformed a country from a thirdworld overpopulated asian state, to one of the most influential nations since the rise of the united states after world war ii. A fresh perspective on the graphic novel genre which chronicles the disparate factions and leaders that have risen after world war iii.401 575 1601 317 1494 981 1093 132 938 1418 593 1034 983 1532 935 1631 658 107 1252 1196 1023 818 1013 1550 301 175 916 1457 1039 226 1544 105 381 991 761 497 531 1240 188 773 1059 984 597 584 334 1124