Headline of the day: Awaiting the Guns of August?


From RT:

‘Price to pay for US’: Beijing ready to confront Washington if it intervenes in S.China Sea dispute

Beijing must prepare to make the US “pay a cost it can’t stand” if it intervenes in the South China Sea dispute by force, a state newspaper editorial has warned, days before a court at The Hague rules on the territorial row between China and the Philippines.

And if you’re wondering about our own postal headline, the reference is to the late Barbara Tuchman’s magisterial history of the events leading up to World War I. A film documentary based on her book is here.

2 responses to “Headline of the day: Awaiting the Guns of August?

  1. WW1, not WW2.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s