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U.S. Makes Most Defiant Drill Yet in South China Sea

U.S. Makes Most Defiant Drill Yet in South China Sea

The USS Dewy on Thursday conducted a maneuvering drill within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island constructed by Beijing in the contested South China Sea. Although the previous Administration often sent warships into the South China Sea to uphold freedom of navigation and challenge China’s claim to virtually the entire region, some analysts say […]

China Installs Rocket Launchers on South China Sea

China Installs Rocket Launchers on South China Sea

Beijing continues to inflame tensions with its neighbors along the South China Sea after installing rocket launchers along the Fiery Cross Reef, according to state-run newspaper Defense Times. The publication reports China installed Norinco CS/AR-1 55mm anti-frogman rocket launcher defense systems to protect itself against military combat divers from Vietnam, a neighbor that also lays claims […]

China Turning on North Korea

China Turning on North Korea

Beijing may be at a turning point when it comes to North Korea’s nuclear and militaristic ambitions, several analysts say. Historically, the nation has been the sole ally and economic backer to the most isolated state on the planet. But things may be changing. “One thing we’re seeing is a tactical adjustment on Beijing’s part […]

China Threatens to Back Unprecedented Sanctions on North Korea

China Threatens to Back Unprecedented Sanctions on North Korea

In a rare move, the Chinese government is openly warning its ally North Korea to halt its testing of nuclear bombs and missiles or face retaliation from the United States under the command of President Donald Trump. An article in China’s state-run People’s Daily Newspaper read, “Not only [is] Washington brimming with confidence and arrogance […]

Chinese Vow Retaliation Against United Airlines

Chinese Vow Retaliation Against United Airlines

By now, you’ve probably heard about the United Airlines passenger who was violently dragged off a plane on Sunday and left with a bloodied mouth instead of a safe trip. But while some in the states may be shaking their heads, people in China are shaking their fists. Mobile phone footage of the incident has […]

U.S. Refuses to Recognize China’s Air Defense Zone

U.S. Refuses to Recognize China’s Air Defense Zone

The Pentagon has refused to acknowledge China’s proclaimed Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea after Beijing warned a U.S. B-1 bomber it had been flying there illegally this week. Washington maintained it would continue its operations in the region. China claimed that area in 2013, a statement the U.S. and Japan […]

Trump to Host Chinese President

Trump to Host Chinese President

United States President Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a 2-day summit at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida next month, according to various media reports including CNN, which cited officials familiar with the matter. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a senior Administration official told NBC news that Secretary of State […]

Chinese Rage Over South Korean Missile THAAD

Chinese Rage Over South Korean Missile THAAD

In the midst of North Korean aggression and provocation, South Korea has deployed its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. More than 1,300 miles away, citizens of one country are shaking their fists: China. People all over the country have organized protests and even boycotts of products manufactured by South Korean companies […]

China Ready to Destroy South Korean Missile System: Former PLA General

China Ready to Destroy South Korean Missile System: Former PLA General

Following South Korea’s deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system, one retired People’s Liberation Army (PLA) general says the Chinese military was preparing to mobilize its own defense system even before South Korean leadership confirmed the battery’s deployment. Wang Hongguang says China can compromise THAAD by hampering with its radar system […]

U.S.-China Trade Friction Sees no End in Sight

U.S.-China Trade Friction Sees no End in Sight

In his first address to Congress, United States President Donald Trump stayed true to many of the views that fueled those who helped him rise to victory. He promised to create new jobs by boosting infrastructure and alluded to restoring America’s edge in trade by imposing taxes and tariffs on imports from other countries. “Currently, […]

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