Alert Board

China

  • 9:23 PM

    Russia and China have kicked off naval drills from the largest Russian port in the region bordering North Korea, whose recent nuclear tests will likely cast a tall shadow over talks at the United Nations this week. Both Russia and China officially condemn the North’s aspirations to develop nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile capabilities. However, the

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  • US Swipes at China Signal a Micro Policy Shift in Disputed Sea
    9:53 PM

    The U.S. government is challenging China over its dominant position in Asia’s major maritime sovereignty dispute, but those moves, after months of silence, are seen as aimed at reassuring nervous Southeast Asian countries rather than as a major anti-Beijing pivot. President Donald Trump has shelved the South China Sea issue for most of his nearly

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  • China missiles capable of sending nukes to Western Pacific
    4:08 AM

    China deployed new ballistic missiles last year capable of delivering nuclear warheads to ground targets in the Western Pacific, the Pentagon said. The intermediate-range Dongfeng-26 rockets could also be used for conventional strikes against ships in the region, the U.S. Department of Defense said in its annual report on China’s military. The deployment has been

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  • U.S. says will prevent China taking over territory in international waters
    8:43 PM

    The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese state media has said would require Washington to “wage war.” “I think the U.S. is going to make sure that we protect our

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  • Muted U.S. Response to China’s Seizure of Drone Worries Asian Allies
    6:53 PM

    Only a day before a small Chinese boat sidled up to a United States Navy research vessel in waters off the Philippines and audaciously seized an underwater drone from American sailors, the commander of United States military operations in the region told an audience in Australia that America had a winning military formula. “Capability times

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