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Taiwan Strait

Finally, Standing Up to Pacific Bullying

Robert J. Natter | Posted 11.02.2015 | World
Robert J. Natter

In a case of better late than never, the Obama Administration on October 27 dispatched the guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen to breach China's newly-claimed 12-mile zone around one of its just-completed artificial islands in the Spratly archipelago of the South China Sea.

China Boosting Military Power In A 'Secretive Manner,' Pentagon Says

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — China's drive to transform itself into a major military power is being pursued in a secretive manner that increases the potential for m...