I would love some input here. Im no diplomat, nor have i ever served in the miliatary. but things like what is going on right now INFURIATE ME. i guess its national pride. who knows
... here are my thoughts.
Why (and perhaps it is) Is the "court of world opininion" not swinging wildly in our favor.
Our plane.. (which i refuse to call a SPY PLANE)was in what would appear to be international air space. was struck by a foreign aircraft as it hotdogs around.
Who are we kidding? How can anyone think differently? does anyone actually think that a prop driven aircraft could actually run down a fighter? And all this after we have repeatedly filed complaints about the Chineese "buzzing" our planes in similar situations.
And now the Chineese government is holding our air crew and not cooperating? not only that, but expecting an apology for this action?
It would appear to me that the world would be stepping up to the plate and pressuring the Chineese?
Also, how do you think the crew are being treated?
Posted on Apr 9, 2001, 12:08 PM from IP address 126.96.36.199