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Chinese State Media to Pacific Fleet: We Won’t Be Pushed Around in South China Sea

The temperature in the South China Sea’s testy waters may just have risen a degree or two. On July 18, the website of the U.S. Pacific Fleet… 729 more words


New Pentagon Strategy Eyes Russia, Long Fights Against Jihadis

A new national military strategy released Wednesday by Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, takes more notice of aggressive states like Russia and China and warns that the U.S. 485 more words


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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Chinese Go To Far In South Sea Seizure

By Darius Dunn

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. 323 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