I have a short piece about the military significance of China’s SCS formations at the National Interest: China has built some islands in the South China Sea. Can it protect them? During World War II Japan found that control of islands offered some strategic advantages, but not enough to force the United States to reduce […]
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Are China's South China Sea Bases Pointless? China has built some islands in the South China Sea. The islands of the SCS are conveniently located for China, but do they really represent an asset to China’s military?
Robert Farley Security, Asia In a war they might not fair so well. But that isn't the only reason Beijing built them. China has built some islands in the South China Sea. Can it protect them? During World War II Japan found that control...Show More Summary
China and the Philippines are discussing joint mineral exploration in the South China Sea despite an ongoing territorial conflict over the strategic waterway, Manila's foreign secretary said Friday. The two countries, long embroiledShow More Summary
With a deafening roar the fighter jets catapulted off the US aircraft carrier and soared above the disputed South China Sea, as its admiral vowed that the mighty ship's presence was proof America still had regional clout. "US presence matters," Rear Admiral John Fuller told reporters on board the USS Carl Vinson. Show More Summary
Li Bing had waited patiently for over 20 minutes at Beijing's South Cathedral before a purple-robed priest finally smudged a dark cross on her forehead in celebration of Ash Wednesday. She is one of millions of members of China's official...Show More Summary
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines and China have agreed to set up a special panel to work out how they can jointly explore oil and gas in part of the South China Sea that both sides lay claim without having to address the explosive issue of sovereignty.
As tensions mount over the South China Sea shipping corridor which handles $5 trillion in annual trade, China has finally rolled out its Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter jet which some have compared to the United States' F-22 Raptor. The...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - Britain's Defence Ministry is trying to justify its existence and grab attention with a planned mission by a British warship to the disputed South China Sea next month, a Chinese newspaper said on Wednesday.
SYDNEY, Feb 13 (Reuters) – A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said in remarks published on Tuesday. British officialsShow More Summary
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed a threat of retaliatory action against two major Asian trading partners, warning of sanctions against China while vowing to revise or scrap a free trade deal with South Korea. Charging that...Show More Summary
Beijing has warned against "stirring up trouble" in the South China Sea after Britain vowed to send a warship through the heart of disputed waters next month. Gavin Williamson, British Defence Secretary, said HMS Sutherland, an anti-submarine frigate, would sail through the sea on its way home from Australia to assert freedom of navigation rights. Show More Summary
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said in remarks published on Tuesday.
North Korean hackers sent to China to make money for the impoverished Kim regime don’t have it particularly easy, a defector to South Korea tells Bloomberg Businessweek. He was part of group of hackers who made pirated versions of commercial...Show More Summary
A British warship will sail from Australia through the disputed South China Sea next month to assert freedom of navigation rights, a senior official said Tuesday in a move likely to irk Beijing. China claims nearly all of the resource-rich...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump said trade deals are stacked against the United States saying that he can't continue to let other countries "rob us blind." Trump singled out China, Japan South Korea and NAFTA members Canada and Mexico. (Feb. 12)
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BEIJING (Reuters) - A rare small earthquake rattled the Chinese capital Beijing on Monday, centered in an area just south of the city in the neighboring province of Hebei.