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Tag Archives: South China Sea claims

China gets ready for naval war on four fronts

Warships at sea

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 BEIJING (Reuters) – China began five military exercises simultaneously along different parts of its coast on Monday, the second time in two months it will have such concurrent drills against a backdrop of rising regional tension. Two of the exercises are being held near the Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea, one in the …

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Fears rise over Taiwan conflict amid China-US tensions

Aircraft carrier, warships, fighter jets

REUTERS, AUGUST 26, 2020 One scenario proposed is that a disputed U.S. election gives China the opportunity to move on Taiwan while Washington and the world are distracted. TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Numerous Chinese and U.S. military exercises, Taiwan missiles tracking Chinese fighters and plummeting China-U.S. ties make for a heady cocktail of tension that is raising fears of conflict touched …

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China lashes out at U.S. warship’s ‘intrusion’ in South China Sea


PortandTerminal.com, April 28, 2020 A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS Barry, sailed through international waters Tuesday in the South China Sea to challenge unlawful restrictions imposed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam. This upset China a great deal. BEIJING – The Chinese military has accused an American guided-missile destroyer of “intruding into Chinese territory waters” near the Beijing-controlled Paracel Islands, saying …

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