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The South China Sea Could Become a Dangerous Contest of Military Might

In 2009, during the first go-round of China’s extended push to assert control over almost all of the South China Sea, Beijing staked its claim… 1,788 more words

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US Military Satellites Reveal Secret Chinese Military Outpost In International Waters

Skies were clear and seas calm when US military satellites captured images of a Chinese military runway seated on a man-made island in the South China Sea, according to Reuters TV. 322 more words


South China Sea Dispute: China Threatens 'War' Unless US Backs Down

Beijing: A Chinese state-owned newspaper said on Monday that “war is inevitable” between China and the United States over the South China Sea unless Washington stops demanding Beijing halt the building of artificial islands in the disputed waterway. 409 more words


China’s Not Backing Down in the South China Sea

BEIJING — Washington has no intention of sitting back and letting Beijing have all the fun in the contested South China Sea.

For the most part, Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Beijing this weekend offered him and his Chinese counterparts an opportunity to boast about everything going well between their governments: a two-way trade relationship worth just over $555 billion, bilateral investments in excess of $120 billion, as well as  856 more words


Dredging For Disaster

BEIJING — Tensions are rising in the South China Sea. On May 16, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Beijing, for talks which will likely… 860 more words


Todays Tidbit 22.04.2015

China’s actions have caused unease among its Southeast Asian neighbors such as Vietnam and the Philippines, which also claim some of this area. Disputes have raised concerns among countries that use the sea lanes for trade and commerce, as well as tensions related to the possibility of military action. 49 more words


China's New Airstrip in the South China Sea Is Almost Completed

China is close to completing the construction of an airstrip on a tiny outcrop in the South China Sea, heightening its ability to project power regionally from the disputed waters and further raising the stakes in an increasingly tense showdown between Beijing, its neighbors, and the United States. 1,531 more words