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Pentagon: Chinese Jets Intercept U.S. Military Plane Over South China Sea

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 05.19.2016 | World

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South Ch...

Here's What You Need To Know About The South China Sea Disputes

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.03.2016 | World

The South China Sea has been a source of tensions between several East Asian countries for decades -- and the disputes are getting worse. In recent ye...

China Sends Fighter Jets To Contested Island In South China Sea

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 02.23.2016 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - China is "changing the operational landscape" in the South China Sea by deploying missiles and radar as part of an effo...

U.S. Navy To Patrol South China Sea About Twice Every Quarter

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 11.02.2015 | World

WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy plans to conduct patrols within 12 nautical miles of artificial islands in the South China Sea about twice...

The U.S. Must Accommodate China's Power in the Island Dispute -- Or Be Willing to Pay a High Price

Hugh White | Posted 10.27.2015 | World
Hugh White

SYDNEY -- China today is a very powerful and ambitious country, led by a man who really is determined to build new model of great power relations in Asia to replace the regional order based on U.S. primacy. There are no low-risk, low-cost ways to respond to this challenge.

The U.S. Should Defend Global Commons, Not Naval Supremacy, in Asia

Yanmei Xie | Posted 06.01.2016 | World
Yanmei Xie

BEIJING -- Washington needs to state and re-state that what it is determined to defend is the global commons, not its naval supremacy in the South China Sea. The former wins high ground in the court of international opinion. The latter may generate headlines for the grandstand wanting to see U.S.-Chinese rivalry, but it will likely result in a limited alliance and set the region down a zero-sum track.

China's State-Run Newspaper Backs ‘Non-Peaceful' Steps Against Vietnam

South China Morning Post | Posted 05.16.2014 | World

The state-run Global Times newspaper backed the use of “non-peaceful” measures against Vietnam and the Philippines on Friday, as it considered the...

China Rips U.S. For 'Deeply Inappropriate' Military Drills

Posted 09.10.2011 | World

By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) - China's military sharply criticized the United States on Monday for holding military drills in contested wa...