Since we have decided that the US is bluffing in the East China Sea, we should take this opportunity to respond to these empty provocations with something real. This includes Vietnam, the Philippines and Japan, who are the three running dogs of the United States in Asia. We only need to kill one, and it will immediately bring the others to heel.
In India, some senior naval officers were against lend lease as they were worried it would affect negotiations for the Gorshkov [Russian aircraft carrier], in which a huge amount of monies will be paid out. Where that money will go is opaque.