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China makes progress on second aircraft carrier - UPI.com;

China makes progress on second aircraft carrier - UPI.com

UPI.comChina makes progress on second aircraft carrierUPI.comChina's second aircraft carrier, currently called the 001A, is under construction in the port city of Dalian in Liaoning Province, on February 8, 2017. China's state-run media reported its first home-made carrier could start patrolling the contentious ...and more »

Herbert London: Fading US Influence In Asia - WAMC

Herbert London: Fading US Influence In AsiaWAMCIf one requires any evidence that the United States is a fading power, the recent events in the South China Sea offer ample evidence. Two Chinese fighter jets intercepted U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft and, to add to the humiliation rebuked the ...and more »

Donald Trump's Huge South China Sea Problem (And What To Do About It) - The National Interest Online (blog);

Donald Trump's Huge South China Sea Problem (And What To Do About It) - The National Interest Online (blog)

The National Interest Online (blog)Donald Trump's Huge South China Sea Problem (And What To Do About It)The National Interest Online (blog)A critical and early Chinese test of U.S. resolve is likely to come in the South China Sea, where Washington has struggled to respond effectively to assertive Chinese behavior. Enduring U.S. interests — freedom of navigation and overflight, support ...and more »

Defense Expert: It's 'Too Late' to Stop China's Military Dominance of South China Sea - theTrumpet.com;

Defense Expert: It's 'Too Late' to Stop China's Military Dominance of South China Sea - theTrumpet.com

theTrumpet.comDefense Expert: It's 'Too Late' to Stop China's Military Dominance of South China SeatheTrumpet.comThe former head of the Australian Defense Force says China's military rise in the strategic region is almost complete. By Jeremiah Jacques · Print. Font size. Share on Twitter · Share on Facebook · Share on Google+ · Read comments (5) ...and more »

Scientists to start South China Sea expedition - Outlook India

Scientists to start South China Sea expeditionOutlook Indiabeijing, Feb 8 Dozens of scientists from different countries, including China and the US, are set to start an expedition to the South China Sea to explore its formation as part of the International Ocean Discovery Programme. In the first of two ...and more »

China uses Coast Guard vessels to send message to Japan, US - SOFREP (press release) (subscription);

China uses Coast Guard vessels to send message to Japan, US - SOFREP (press release) (subscription)

SOFREP (press release) (subscription)China uses Coast Guard vessels to send message to Japan, USSOFREP (press release) (subscription)The Chinese Coast Guard sailed three ships within Japan's territorial waters yesterday, likely another intentional provocation fitting a pattern of recent Chinese actions in the South China Sea. The territorial waters in question are part of the ...and more »

Chinese scientists join IODP expedition to South China Sea - Xinhua;

Chinese scientists join IODP expedition to South China Sea - Xinhua

XinhuaChinese scientists join IODP expedition to South China SeaXinhuaThe U.S. drilling ship JOIDES Resolution is docked at a port in Hong Kong, south China, Feb. 8, 2017. Dozens of scientists from different countries are set to start an expedition to the South China Sea, to explore the formation of the sea as part of ...and more »

Washington can't dictate South China Sea militarily - Global Times

Washington can't dictate South China Sea militarilyGlobal Times"We're going to war in the South China Sea in five to 10 years …There's no doubt about that." The forecast made in March last year by Steve Bannon, former CEO of far-right news website Breitbart and the current senior advisor to US President Donald ...and more »

Focus should be on preventing Sino-US war - The Straits Times

Focus should be on preventing Sino-US warThe Straits TimesUnited States Defence Secretary James Mattis has signalled that the US would use force, should diplomatic efforts fail to resolve the territorial disputes in the South China Sea region ("Mattis urges diplomatic efforts to resolve S. China Sea dispute ...and more »

Foreign ministry says Beijing seeks no military conflicts with US in South China Sea - TASS

Foreign ministry says Beijing seeks no military conflicts with US in South China SeaTASSBEIJING, February 8. /TASS/. China does not want any military confrontation with the United States in the South China Sea, even if Washington fails to maintain neutrality on Beijing's territorial disputes with the regional states, Chinese Foreign ...and more »

United States should 'brush up on' South China Sea history: China - Times of India;

United States should 'brush up on' South China Sea history: China - Times of India

Times of IndiaUnited States should 'brush up on' South China Sea history: ChinaTimes of IndiaBEIJING: The United States needs to brush up on its history about the South China Sea, as World War Two-related agreements mandated that all Chinese territories taken by Japan had to be returned to China, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said in ...and more »

Outsider countries should support efforts to safeguard peace, stability in South China Sea: FM - Global Times

Outsider countries should support efforts to safeguard peace, stability in South China Sea: FMGlobal TimesChinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Tuesday that outsider countries should support efforts to safeguard peace and stability in South China Sea instead of doing the opposite. Those countries directly concerned have been back "on the right track" to ...and more »

China WAR with the US: Trump warned WW3 will happen if deal collapses - Daily Star;

China WAR with the US: Trump warned WW3 will happen if deal collapses - Daily Star

Daily StarChina WAR with the US: Trump warned WW3 will happen if deal collapsesDaily StarCHINA and the US face sparking World War 3 as a top Chinese powerbroker warned: "If trade stops, war starts". 0. By Henry Holloway / Published 7th February 2017. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00.and more »

South China Sea: Red Lines And Propaganda Wars Flare Up Tensions - Forbes;

South China Sea: Red Lines And Propaganda Wars Flare Up Tensions - Forbes

ForbesSouth China Sea: Red Lines And Propaganda Wars Flare Up TensionsForbesInvestors seem to be spending too much time these days analyzing the Fed's next interest rate move and Washington's next fiscal and deregulation measures, and not enough time watching the gathering of geopolitical storms that may take a toll on their ...and more »

5 Reasons China and America Could Go to War - The National Interest Online (blog);

5 Reasons China and America Could Go to War - The National Interest Online (blog)

The National Interest Online (blog)5 Reasons China and America Could Go to WarThe National Interest Online (blog)While thankfully the chances of all-out war are remote, as all parties would have a tremendous amount to lose—including their own lives in a nuclear confrontation—the possibility remains, as history has taught us all too well. Here we will explore ...and more »

A prophetic pivot? - Inquirer.net

A prophetic pivot?Inquirer.netPresident Duterte's pivot to China may have been prophetic. At the rate things are going, one is easily led to think that America is doing the wrong things while China is doing things right, and that a reversal of global roles for the two may be in the ...and more »

ASEAN begins talks on Code of Conduct in South China Sea amid continued tensions - ABS-CBN News;

ASEAN begins talks on Code of Conduct in South China Sea amid continued tensions - ABS-CBN News

ABS-CBN NewsASEAN begins talks on Code of Conduct in South China Sea amid continued tensionsABS-CBN NewsThe Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) starts discussions on a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (SCS) this month with two contentious issues: the non-militarization of occupied features, and restraint in the activities in the SCS, ...and more »

All alone in the South China Sea? - Independent Online

All alone in the South China Sea?Independent OnlineThere are lots of people who like to think that they've "discovered" the next secret destination. And that's what lots of people do when they smugly arrive on Pulau Tioman, an island positioned like a full stop off the south east coast of Malaysia ...and more »

China tells US to

China tells US to "brush up" on South China Sea history - gbtimes

gbtimesChina tells US to "brush up" on South China Sea historygbtimesChina has suggested that the United States "brush up" on the history of WWII before commenting on the South China Sea. (Photo: China News Service). Tags: South China Sea · China-US relations · politics · diplomacy · World War II · Japan · United States ...and more »

War Between China And Japan? Chinese Vessels Sail Near Disputed Senkaku Islands In East China Sea - Yahoo News;

War Between China And Japan? Chinese Vessels Sail Near Disputed Senkaku Islands In East China Sea - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsWar Between China And Japan? Chinese Vessels Sail Near Disputed Senkaku Islands In East China SeaYahoo NewsWar Between China And Japan? Chinese Vessels Sail Near Disputed Senkaku Islands In East China Sea. More. Chinese coast guard vessels on Monday sailed near the disputed islands in East China Sea controlled by Japan, according to officials of both ...and more »