Originally Posted by TheInvisibleHand
Things to make you go hmmm, we will probably default on the debt to china and they have been stepping buying commodities and increasing their military prowess. I been saying WW3 is around the corner are these the road signs?
SOURCE:The New York Times Click To Read Full Article>>
The Ukrainian-made aircraft carrier once known as the Varyag, which China bought in 1998, at a port in Dalian in April.
By MICHAEL WINES
Published: August 10, 2011
BEIJING — China’s first aircraft carrier began sea trials on Wednesday, the state-run Xinhua news service reported, a highly symbolic step in what is certain to be an effort of many years to create a carrier presence in the Pacific waters off its coast.
The carrier, once known as the Varyag, left Dalian, its northeast China port, for what analysts said would be a test of its rudder, propulsion system and other basics. Xinhua’s two-sentence report stated only