Posts Tagged ‘south China sea’

May 29th, 2018 - 8:42 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs

China Has Dispatched Warships to Challenge U.S. Vessels Sailing Near Disputed Islands

While Trump plays at being President and dumps anyone with actual expertise, China is playing the US the way Ali played Forman.  Slowly and carefully, China has effectively taken control of the South China Sea, and therefore of Vietnam, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore. Meanwhile Trump thinks Preside[...]

December 15th, 2016 - 9:28 am § in Misc.

CHINA: South China Sea Imperialism

China puts new weapons on South China Sea islands, report says China is adding new anti-aircraft weapons to a string of artificial islands in the middle of the disputed South China Sea, according to a report by U.S. policy-watching groups based on satellite analysis.[...]

November 25th, 2016 - 12:26 pm § in Politics

China Wants The US Out of the South China Sea

China’s Xi presses Philippines, Vietnam to keep South China Sea issues bilateral BEIJING China’s President Xi Jinping, in separate meetings with the leaders of the Philippines and Vietnam, said disputes over the South China Sea should be resolved bilaterally, state media reported on Sund[...]

October 7th, 2016 - 12:20 am § in Misc., Russia

BREAKING NEWS: Duterte Breaks Off Military Cooperation with US

PHILIPPINES TELLS US NO JOINT PATROLS IN SOUTH CHINA SEA SAN ANTONIO, Philippines (AP) – The Philippine defense chief said Friday that he told the U.S. military that plans for joint patrols and naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea have been put on hold, the first concrete break in d[...]

July 12th, 2016 - 8:03 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Tribunal Rules Chinese Have No Legal Claims Over South China Sea

AMSTERDAM/BEIJING, July 12 (Reuters) – An arbitration court ruled on Tuesday that China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and has breached the Philippines’ sovereign rights with its actions, infuriating Beijing which dismissed the case as a farce. A defiant China, [...]

May 9th, 2016 - 10:48 pm § in Donald Trump, Misc.

TRUMPISM: If Duterte is the winner, then the Philippines is in truly big s—-!

    Phillipines’ Presumptive President , Duterte, Speaks With a  Trumpian Tenor – filled with curses and gutter language. I am  closely monitoring developments.  The country will be in very deep s— if Duterte is indeed the new President!  And his high poll ratings is an[...]

January 2nd, 2016 - 7:23 am § in Misc.

South China Sea: Seeds of WWIII?

China US Navy admiral warns of arms race in South China Sea (Taipei Times, Reuters) China touts week of war games in South China Sea (Taipei Times, Reuters) Japan Japan to delay revising military support accord with U.S. (Japan Today) Taiwan DPP says KMT getting rid of party assets (Taipei Times) KM[...]

June 30th, 2015 - 2:06 am § in America, China, Russia

Putin adds heat to the hot water of the South China Sea

 Add the Russian Bear to the volatile soup. While the American media and the Republicans focus on ISIS and Ukraine, the South China Sea, with .China’s aggressive claims to the entire sea, is the place most likely to shed the spark for WWIII.   That spark is now being fanned by Putin. China&#[...]

April 17th, 2015 - 7:46 am § in China

CHINA: Imperialism

Chinese Builds Airstrip Hundred of Miles From Its Borders to Claim South China Sea  China has made rapid progress in building an military airstrip in contested territory in the South China Sea’s Spratly Islands.  The work  on the runway has reclaimed parts of Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratl[...]

March 25th, 2015 - 8:31 am § in China, Misc.

China vs India: Confronting Each Other Over the Spoils of Vietnam and Phillipines

India warning use of its naval power in South China Sea India has warned that it is prepared to use force to secure its economic interest in the South China Sea. India has placed allegations that Beijing had deliberately hampered its rival oil and gas exploration efforts. As China and India rise ec[...]