China Uneasy About American Troop Deployment

A recent American plan to place 2,500 Marines in Australia has fanned tensions between the United States and China. What do you think?

“Geez, we invade a few dozen countries in our short history and people really start getting paranoid.”

Jackie Renn • Systems Analyst


"But do we know which way the troops will be facing?"

Tony Harlan • Roller Maker

"This sends a clear message to the Chinese that we're willing to put a completely inconsequential number of troops some 2,600 miles from their border, so they'd better watch out."

Claude Brand • Unemployed