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China Returns US Underwater Drone Seized Last Week - ABC News;

China Returns US Underwater Drone Seized Last Week - ABC News

ABC NewsChina Returns US Underwater Drone Seized Last WeekABC NewsChina has returned the U.S. Navy underwater research drone it seized last week in the South China Sea. The drone was turned over to a U.S. Navy destroyer by the same ship that snatched it last Thursday near the location where it was taken in waters 50 ...and more »

US acknowledges China has returned underwater drone seized in South China Sea - Hindustan Times;

US acknowledges China has returned underwater drone seized in South China Sea - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesUS acknowledges China has returned underwater drone seized in South China SeaHindustan TimesOceanographic survey ship USNS Bowditch that deployed an underwater drone seized by a Chinese Navy warship in international waters in South China Sea.(Reuters). China said on Tuesday it has returned a seized underwater probe to the US Navy in the ...and more »

China Expected to Return US Navy Drone 'Soon' - ABC News

China Expected to Return US Navy Drone 'Soon'ABC NewsChina is expected to return the U.S. Navy underwater research drone seized last week off the Philippines as soon as Tuesday, U.S. officials say. The handover is expected to occur near Scarborough Shoal, one of the flash points in the South China Sea.and more »

Chinese Takeout - Sputnik International;

Chinese Takeout - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalChinese TakeoutSputnik InternationalOn Saturday, the Chinese Defense Ministry announced that China had decided to return a US underwater drone it captured in the South China Sea to the United States. Chinese Takeout. The move comes after reports of a Chinese warship seizing a US ...and more »

Trump's antagonism towards China sinks deeper into incoherence - MSNBC;

Trump's antagonism towards China sinks deeper into incoherence - MSNBC

MSNBCTrump's antagonism towards China sinks deeper into incoherenceMSNBCAs a rule, China likes to test new American presidents early on in their terms. In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, with Donald Trump going out of his way to antagonize the rising superpower for reasons that remain mystifying, Beijing doesn ...and more »

Trump has to respect red lines of China's core interests: State media - Hindustan Times;

Trump has to respect red lines of China's core interests: State media - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesTrump has to respect red lines of China's core interests: State mediaHindustan TimesFile photo of president-elect Donald Trump speaking at a rally at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. (AP). Disputes may be unavoidable in Sino-US relations but the administration of president-elect Donald Trump has to realise that China's ...and more »

New China policy may give Trump and the US an early win - Nikkei Asian Review;

New China policy may give Trump and the US an early win - Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewNew China policy may give Trump and the US an early winNikkei Asian ReviewA drone deployed by the USNS Bowditch, an oceanographic survey ship seen here, was seized by a Chinese naval vessel in international waters on Dec. 16. (Courtesy of U.S. Navy). First, Donald Trump as U.S. president-elect received what might have been ...and more »

Trump's inexperience could spark confrontation: Chinese media - Hindustan Times;

Trump's inexperience could spark confrontation: Chinese media - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesTrump's inexperience could spark confrontation: Chinese mediaHindustan TimesUS President-elect Donald Trumps has already Beijing by questioning longstanding US policy on Taiwan, calling Beijing a currency manipulator and threatening punitive tariffs on Chinese imports.(AP photo). Chinese state media on Monday said US ...and more »

Trump, on Twitter, says China should keep the seized US drone - Hindustan Times;

Trump, on Twitter, says China should keep the seized US drone - Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesTrump, on Twitter, says China should keep the seized US droneHindustan TimesPresident-elect Donald Trump said the US should let China keep the US Navy's unmanned underwater glider that it seized in the South China Sea.(AFP Photo). President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday on Twitter the United States should let China keep ...and more »

Pivot to Asia, “Underwater Spying”, US Drones Threaten China - Center for Research on Globalization;

Pivot to Asia, “Underwater Spying”, US Drones Threaten China - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationPivot to Asia, “Underwater Spying”, US Drones Threaten ChinaCenter for Research on GlobalizationOn December 15, a Chinese warship seized an underwater US drone, patrolling where it doesn't belong in the South China Sea – in Beijing's 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Beijing considers foreign vessels, aircraft and other intrusions ...and more »

Blog: Chinese Navy Seizes US Underwater Vessel From International Waters in South China Sea - Signal Magazine;

Blog: Chinese Navy Seizes US Underwater Vessel From International Waters in South China Sea - Signal Magazine

Signal MagazineBlog: Chinese Navy Seizes US Underwater Vessel From International Waters in South China SeaSignal MagazineA Chinese military ship seized a U.S. underwater, unmanned research vessel, prompting the U.S. Defense Department to launch “appropriate government-to-government channels” with the Chinese government to immediately return the vessel. On Thursday ...and more »

US Demands Return of Seized Drone by Chinese Navy in South China Sea - ABC News;

US Demands Return of Seized Drone by Chinese Navy in South China Sea - ABC News

ABC NewsUS Demands Return of Seized Drone by Chinese Navy in South China SeaABC NewsA U.S. oceanographic underwater drone was seized by a Chinese Navy warship in international waters of the South China Sea on Thursday. The United States has filed a diplomatic protest with China over the incident, demanding the return of the drone that ...and more »

What exactly is an underwater drone? - The Verge;

What exactly is an underwater drone? - The Verge

The VergeWhat exactly is an underwater drone?The VergeNews broke today that a Chinese warship had seized an underwater drone belonging to the US Navy. The move is sure to escalate tensions around the South China Sea, a contested area where China has increasingly been flexing its muscle. We cover a lot ...and more »

Don't panic, friends, but the Chinese navy just nicked one of America's underwater drones - The Register;

Don't panic, friends, but the Chinese navy just nicked one of America's underwater drones - The Register

The RegisterDon't panic, friends, but the Chinese navy just nicked one of America's underwater dronesThe RegisterA diplomatic incident is brewing after US defense officials accused a Chinese warship of filching one of America's robotic submersibles. We're told the Seaglider underwater drone was being picked up by the USNS Bowditch in the South China Sea after it ...and more »

US demands return of Navy underwater drone seized by Chinese warship - PBS NewsHour;

US demands return of Navy underwater drone seized by Chinese warship - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourUS demands return of Navy underwater drone seized by Chinese warshipPBS NewsHourThe oceanographic survey ship, USNS Bowditch, is shown Sept. 20, 2002, which deployed an underwater drone seized by a Chinese Navy warship in international waters in South China Sea. Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy via Reuters. WASHINGTON — A ...and more »

A Chinese Warship Stole an Unmanned American Drone in the South China Sea - VICE;

A Chinese Warship Stole an Unmanned American Drone in the South China Sea - VICE

VICEA Chinese Warship Stole an Unmanned American Drone in the South China SeaVICEThe unmanned, underwater vehicle was reportedly measuring oceanic activity in the region when a small crew from the Chinese warship swooped in and stole it in front of the US crew. On Thursday, an American research ship was retrieving two underwater ...and more »

China Seized a US Navy Underwater Drone in the South China Sea - Popular Mechanics;

China Seized a US Navy Underwater Drone in the South China Sea - Popular Mechanics

Popular MechanicsChina Seized a US Navy Underwater Drone in the South China SeaPopular MechanicsA Chinese naval warship seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater vehicle yesterday, according to a report from Reuters. The United States has issued an official diplomatic protest and demanded the immediate return of the submarine. The move is an ...and more »

China seizes US Navy underwater drone in international waters of South China Sea - The Independent;

China seizes US Navy underwater drone in international waters of South China Sea - The Independent

The IndependentChina seizes US Navy underwater drone in international waters of South China SeaThe Independent'It is ours. It's clearly marked as ours. We would like it back, and we would like this not to happen again', says Pentagon spokesman. Harriet Agerholm · @HarrietAgerholm; Friday 16 December 2016 16:05 GMT ...and more »

China Just Seized A US Navy Unmanned Submarine In The South China Sea - Jalopnik;

China Just Seized A US Navy Unmanned Submarine In The South China Sea - Jalopnik

JalopnikChina Just Seized A US Navy Unmanned Submarine In The South China SeaJalopnikA tweet from Reuters this morning reports that the Chinese navy has seized a unmanned submarine operated by the U.S. Navy from international waters in the South China Sea. The United States has issued a formal statement demanding that China give us ...and more »

China live-fires aircraft carrier group amid Taiwan tensions with US - The Guardian;

China live-fires aircraft carrier group amid Taiwan tensions with US - The Guardian

The GuardianChina live-fires aircraft carrier group amid Taiwan tensions with USThe GuardianChina's Liaoning aircraft carrier is at the centre of the country's first live-fire exercises of their kind. Photograph: Li Tang/AP. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on ...and more »