Herbert London: Fading US Influence In Asia - WAMC

If 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 ...

China uses Coast Guard vessels to send message to Japan, US - SOFREP (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 ...

Chinese scientists join IODP expedition to South China Sea - Xinhua

The 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 ...

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

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

BEIJING, 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 ...

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

Chinese 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 ...

5 Reasons China and America Could Go to War - The 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 ...

A prophetic pivot? - Inquirer.net

President 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 ...

All alone in the South China Sea? - Independent Online

There 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 ...

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

China 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 ...