ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in Washington's latest challenge of Chinese land reclamation in the South China Sea, said the scale of Beijing's activities, not the United States, was altering...Show More Summary
I had not given much thought to the flight plan of the airline I recently booked to go back to the U.S. from Vietnam, but recent events in the airspace over the South China Sea prompted an online search. As I discovered, my commercial flight would fly not far from where a U.S. Show More Summary
The Pentagon, like China’s neighbors, aren’t happy that the Chinese are building islands in the South China Sea region as a part of their island disputes with others.
Defence chief slams China's efforts to claim territory in disputed region and urges end to "militarisation" of dispute.
Gold Capped As Soros Warns Of “Threshold Of A Third World War” - War "inevitable" if U.S. meddles in South China Sea - Global Times- Senior NATO official warns that "we'll probably be at war this summer”- Soros warns of ‘New World Order’...Show More Summary
The South China Sea has become the most important testing ground for the changing economic, political and military relationship between China and the United States.
North Korea and China figure to be on the agenda.
By Michael T. Klare, TomDispatch Russia refuses to curtail support for armed separatists in Ukraine; China refuses to abandon its base-building endeavors in the South China Sea; the Islamic State movement refuses to capitulate in the face of U.S. airpower. What is a declining superpower supposed to do in the face of such defiance?
BEIJING (AP) — Responding to sharply-worded comments from the U.S. defense secretary, China on Thursday defended its building of artificial islands in the South China Sea and accused Washington of stirring up trouble in the economically...Show More Summary
By releasing video of Beijing's island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signaling a tougher stance over the
China urged the United States to refrain from provocative remarks let alone actions in the South China Sea as tensions over the hotly disputed stretch of water are on the rise.
The former head of the U.S. Pacific Command accused Washington of playing "whack-a-mole" in its approach to China’s island-building.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter strongly defended America's right to fly over artificial islands that Beijing is building in the South China Sea, but gave few hints about what the United States was willing to do to halt the construction effort.
1200 dead workers building World Cup projects in Qatar so far. This compares to just a handful of workers dying for other major sporting events in recent years, even in relatively poor nations like Brazil, China, and South Africa. Note that we are 7 years out from the actual event.
The countryside just south of Beijing city proper is one of the heaviest watermelon producing regions in the world, so it makes a distant sort of sense that the Panggezhuang township government would choose this as the site for their hydrating homage to the citrellus lanatus. Show More Summary
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called on Wednesday for an immediate end to island-building by China and other countries near the South China Sea, urging the participants to stop militarizing the dispute and find a peaceful soluti...
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told his Philippine counterpart on Wednesday that Washington’s pledge to defend the Pacific nation remains “ironclad” and called for an end to land reclamation in the South China Sea, officials said. In talks in Hawaii […]
China has isolated itself by pursuing development of a chain of artificial islands in the South China Sea, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By releasing video of Beijing’s island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action.
Comments left little doubt that Washington shared the concerns of other Asian nations about China’s growing military presence in disputed areas of the South China Sea.