"TikTok is a Chinese company that currently is mandated to cooperate with Chinese intelligence services,” Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said in a statement. The Belgian ban is based on a risk analysis by the country’s intelligence services and recommendations by the national cybersecurity center.
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What are you talking about? These are hundreds of miles from China’s shores.
Heard of “freedom of navigation” terrorism that USA Navy loves?
Sailing through international waters. Literally terrorism.
Oh yes, sailing with missiles within 12 nautical miles of a country is international waters. Got it. https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/17/asia/us-navy-south-china-sea-freedom-of-navigation-intl-hnk/index.html
It’s a reef with dredged up sand dumped on it. It is not a valid claim. Definitely international waters.
See, this is precisely why people like you deserve to be called wordsmith weasels.
“People like you”? I’m calling out China’s claims as being bullshit (as are many other country’s claims, and historical claims like France’s colonial land grabs). And what sort of insult is “wordsmith weasel” supposed to be? That sounds almost like a complement.