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US destroyer sails near disputed island in South China Sea - Washington Post

An American guided-missile destroyer sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea on Sunday, a U.S. defense official said, marking the second such operation since President Trump took office. The Japan-based USS Stethem, an Arleigh Burke-class ...and more »

Beijing Hits Out at US Navy Exercises in South China Sea in a Sign of Turbulent Relations Ahead - TIME

The honeymoon, it appears, is over. On Sunday, Beijing warned the U.S. government that sending an American naval vessel into territorial waters it claims around the Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea was a “serious political and military ...and more »

US warship near South China Sea island a 'serious political and military provocation', China says - Hong Kong Free Press

The passage of a US warship close to a disputed island in the South China Sea was a “serious political and military provocation”, Beijing said, one that could further strain relations between the superpowers. The destroyer, the USS Stethem, sailed less ...and more »

Bollywood offers China lessons on soft power - South China Morning Post

President Xi Jinping recently told Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he watched the Bollywood film, Dangal, and liked it. Their conversation took place on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan, on ...and more »

US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island - The Diplomat

On Sunday, a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Stethem, sailed within 12 nautical miles of a China-occupied island in the South China Sea. Specifically, the U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near Triton Island, a China-held island in the disputed ...and more »

China vows to step up air, sea patrols after US warship sails near disputed island - Washington Post

BEIJING — China's military vowed Monday to step up air and sea patrols after an American warship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea in what Beijing called a “serious political and military provocation.” The spat is the latest in a ...and more »

China Reacts Angrily to Latest US South China Sea Freedom of Navigation Operation - The Diplomat

China has reacted forcefully and negatively to the United States' latest freedom of navigation operation near one of its island possessions in the Paracel Islands group in the South China Sea. On Monday, following the USS Stethem's operation within 12 ...and more »

EXCLUSIVE: Pentagon sails destroyer near disputed island in South China Sea, officials say - Fox News

The destroyer USS Stethem arrives for an official visit to Shanghai, China on Nov. 16, 2015. (Reuters). For the second time since President Trump took office, the Pentagon dispatched a U.S. Navy warship to sail near a disputed island claimed by China ...and more »

China: US warship near island a 'serious provocation' - Aljazeera.com

China denounced a US warship sailing close to a disputed island in the South China Sea occupied by Beijing as a "serious political and military provocation", a move that could further strain relations between the superpowers. Beijing dispatched ...and more »

China Calls US Destroyer In South China Sea A 'Provocation' - NPR

Beijing is calling the presence of an American destroyer near a sensitive archipelago in the South China Sea "a serious political and military provocation." The statement about the USS Stethem, a guided-missile destroyer that was steaming near Triton ...and more »