Historically, national infrastructure of China’s projects tend to be grandiose –
the scope of the Great Wall of China and filling the three ancient and modern examples Gorges.
China has now demonstrated such a capability at sea with the imminent opening of a series of advanced military bases across the South China Sea,
where only two years ago,
a little more than rocky outcrops, sandy and coral dep
International attention on why Beijing has been focused constructed these artificial islands,loyed in the region. so quickly.
There is speculation that with the imminent announcement of the ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague in the regional conflict in the Philippines with China,
But it also is deterring new sea-based nuclear program.
Serves the island of building a dual purpose, both enhances China claims sovereignty
and the creation of sustainable Chinese presence, whether military or civilian, in the South China Sea.
China has argued that in addition to the necessary measures to defend its islands will also work on the public good. China has built lighthouses and a hospital in the Fiery Cross Island
and it is likely that the Chinese government administrative departments will be created on the islands as well.
But a crucial element to the motives of China to build an island located below sea level.
And increasing concern within the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on the vulnerability of wild nuclear deterrent and the ability to second-strike retaliatory
China to put some of the nuclear warheads in submarines board.