"I would just say that the United States military's had a lot of experience in the Western Pacific taking down small islands," says US LtGen McKenzie when asked if US could "blow apart" China's man-made islands

Map. History of China conflict

19 July 2018
Pentagon's Joint Staff Dir: "The United States military has a lot of experience in the Western Pacific taking down small islands" in World War II, Marine Lt. Gen. McKenzie tells reporters when asked if U.S. military could blow up Beijing's man-made islands in South China Sea
"It's just a fact" says LtGen McKenzie on China "We have a lot of experience in the second World War taking down small islands that are isolated. So, that's a core competency of the US military shouldn't read anything more into that than a simple statement of historical fact"
"I would just say that the United States military's had a lot of experience in the Western Pacific taking down small islands," says US LtGen McKenzie when asked if US could "blow apart" China's man-made islands
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