Tag: China – US

Two US Navy Warship Challenge Chinese Occupation in Spratly Islands

The United States Navy guided-missile destroyers Preble and Chung Hoon to conduct freedom of navigation operation within 12 nautical miles of Gaven and Johnson Reefs in the Spratly Islands, a U.S. military spokesperson told Reuters news agency. According to Commander Clay Doss, a spokesman for the Seventh Fleet, the innocent passage aimed to challenge excessive […]

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US Navy Sailed Johnson and Gaven Reefs in Spratly Islands and The Chinese Navy Response

The Decatur had sailed within 22 kilometers of Johnson and Gaven reefs in the Spratly chain as part of the United States’ FONOP program. The operations are intended to enforce the right of free passage in international waters under international law. Taiwan, Vietnam, and the Philippines also claim the two islets. The photos, published on […]

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Chinese Navy Warship Provoking U.S. Destroyer in West Philippine Sea

China accused the United States of mocking its sovereignty after an American warship cruised near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea, further disturbing relations between the two countries.  A Chinese destroyer appeared within meters of the U.S. Navy ship Sunday, forcing it to change direction in what American officials called an […]

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China Backout Security Meeting With the United States

China has dropped a security meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis that had been planned for this October, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday, days after a top Chinese official said there was no reason to panic over tensions between the countries. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday there was […]

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In Response to “US Freedom of Navigation” China Will Conduct Military Drills

In response to “freedom of navigation” operation on Friday, a US Navy destroyer USS Mustin came within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island (Mischief Reef / Kagitingan Reef) China has built. China’s air force will hold another round of drills in the West Philippine Sea and the Western Pacific, calling such exercises the best […]

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Chinese Media Accuses America Of Trying To Elevate Sikkim Standoff

A Chinese daily media accused the US and other countries of attempting to increase the Sino-India standoff and to replicate the South China Sea trick and seek strategic advantages. An op-ed article in the state-run Global Times said, more than five weeks into the border standoff between China and India, some countries other than the […]

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U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander to Launch Nuclear Attack to China?

I’d launch nuclear strike against China if Trump ordered it A US Pacific Fleet commander said Thursday that he would launch a nuclear attack into China next week if President Trump commanded it. “The answer would be; yes,” said Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, in response to a hypothetical question from […]

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China Showing Its Military Capability Around the World

China is showing its growing ability to extend force around the world as three of its warships was ready to join military exercises with its close partner. Naval exercise with Russia in the Baltic Sea is China’s first engagement in European waters. The drills, which are a sign of both growing reach of the Chinese […]

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Two Chinese J-10 Fighter Intercepted US Spy Plane

Chinese fighter jets intercept U.S. spy plane in latest close encounter between two militaries The Pentagon said Monday, two Chinese J-10 fighter jets had intercepted a U.S. Navy surveillance plane in an “unsafe” and “unprofessional” behavior in an international airspace over the East China Sea. The US EP-3 plane was traveling over the East China […]

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