by Harry J. Kazianis
And to make matters worse: Beijing does not seem to care about the tension it's creating throughout the region with every runway or missile it places on its fake islands. "China's deployment of national defense facilities on its own territory is reasonable and justified,"explained Chinese spokesman Hong Lei on Wednesday. He remarked, "It has nothing to do with the so-called militarization." Unfortunately, nothing says militarization like advanced missiles that are capable of sinking naval warships.