The European Union Cannot Prevent the Big War That Now Threatens

As I write this article the world is waiting on a decision by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on the legality of China’s take-over of large swathes of the South China Sea. It is no surprise that China has not agreed to take part in the international tribunal which is expected to rule against it. Within the disputed territory it has now positioned many warships and other military equipment and is obviously getting set for a show-down.