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"The U.S.-China relationship has now reached what respected China scholar David M. Lampton describes as a “tipping point.i” The basic assumptions and expectations that guided the development of U.S.-China relations over the past 40 years no longer hold and,...
China sent several ships to a disputed atoll in the South China Sea, preventing Filipino fishermen from accessing traditional fishing grounds and raising tensions in the volatile region, Philippine officials said on Wednesday. China had sent as many as seven...
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Thursday that China would like to have discussions about the specific steps in the parallel-track approach. Important progress has been made in UN Security Council's consultation on the new resolution against the Democratic...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday said deploying limited and necessary national defense facilities on China's own territory has nothing to do with militarization in the South China Sea. Wang made the remarks at a joint press briefing after...
(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) No one thought Donald Trump could win the Presidency in 2016. One of Trump's favorite talking points during the race was that if elected, he would give China hell...
Vietnam and the Philippines are exploring the possibility of joint exercises and naval patrols in the South China Sea in bilateral discussions this week, Reuters reports. The article cites a senior military official as saying that Hanoi and Manila –...
Sino-U.S. relations in cyberspace in 2016 will be defined by three key policies: attribution, sanctions, and norms. The first two tacks will be used by the United States to contain malicious Chinese activities in cyberspace (and to assuage the...
BEIJING — China's attempts to claim a nearly 1.4-million-square-mile swathe of open ocean are without precedent and probably without legal merit, but Beijing continues to assert its right to the economically critical zone — and increasingly puts its claims...
Singapore and Brunei are set to co-host a military exercise next month focused on maritime security and counterterrorism. The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) will host a Maritime Security and Counterterrorism Field Training Exercise...
On Monday, Malaysia’s defense minister Hishammuddin Hussein suggested if reports that China is placing military assets in the Spratlys are true, it would force the Southeast Asian state into a “pushback” against China. “If the reports we’ve received from various...

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