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Washington does not accept Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea

Washington does not accept Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea

Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter addressed China’s recent operations in the Pacific — and warnings to the United States — during a ceremony in Hawaii on Thursday. 659 more words

Natural Resilience

“If you want to destroy a barn,” a farmer once told me, “cut an eighteen-inch-square hole in the roof. Then stand back.”

Chris Riddle, quoted in The World Without Us by Alan Weisman… 1,127 more words


China Says The U.S. Exaggerates South China Sea Situation

China Ministry of National Defense spokesman Colonel Yang Yujun, May 26, 2015. Reuters photo

China is comparing its controversial island reclamation project to any other construction in China…. 492 more words

US to press on with surveillance flights amid tensions in the South China Sea

US wants to exercise right to fly through international air space, says Pentagon, after China warned US aircraft away from artificial islands at centre of row with neighbouring countries… 704 more words

Beijing’s ‘island factory’ tests Washington’s pivot to Asia

By Richard McGregor,

Have the US and its allies in Asia reached a tipping point in their relations with China? The question posed by US China scholar, … 866 more words