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Washington’s Honeymoon in Cam Ranh Bay

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows,” the jester Trinculo proclaims in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Shipwrecked on a mysterious island and beset by foul weather, Trinculo takes shelter underneath the beastly Caliban’s cloak “till the dregs of the storm be past.” The castaway does so even though Caliban stinks like a fish — and may even… 1,610 more words


Chinese embassy in U.S. refutes Washington Post editorial on South China Sea

ChinaMil.  WASHINGTON, May 16 (Xinhua) — The Chinese Embassy in the United States on Monday refuted an editorial by The Washington Post on the South China Sea dispute, denying false accusations and clarifying historical facts and the Chinese stance. 450 more words

Ministry Of National Defense

Pentagon: Chinese Military Modernization Enters “New Phase”

China’s decades-long military modernization “entered a new phase” last year under the aggressive leadership of President Xi Jinping, a new Pentagon report on Beijing’s military capabilities said today. 809 more words

The Cable

South China Sea - The way forward in the Philippines vs China case: Inquirer columnist

April 27, 2016/ Evan Garcia, Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network via straitstimes

In the coming months, the Arbitral Tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration is expected to render its ruling on the Philippine case vs China, which was initiated in January 2013. 413 more words

Philippine Foreign Policy

China to build up atoll in contested South China Sea, source says

by Minnie Chan, April 25, 2016

China will start reclamation at the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea later this year and may add an airstrip to extend its air force’s reach over the contested waters, a military source and mainland maritime experts say. 237 more words

China Foreign Policy

Chinese military aircraft makes first public landing on island in South China Sea

By Reuters | 18 Apr, 2016

BEIJING: A Chinese military aircraft has for the first time publicly landed at a new airport on an island China has built in the disputed South China Sea, state media said on Monday, raising the prospect that China could base fighter jets there. 129 more words


Beijing-Moscow Denounce Washington’s South China Sea Resolve

by Tim Daiss/ May 2, 2016 / forbes.com

China and Russia have agreed on the need to limit U.S. 266 more words

International Relations