Tag: China

Russia Says It’s Joining China to Counter U.S. Missile Defense

Russia said it’s working with China to counter U.S. plans to expand its missile-defense network, which the two nations see as targeting their military assets. The upgrades aim to give Washington the ability to launch a nuclear strike “with impunity,” Lieutenant General Viktor Poznikhir of the Russian Armed Forces General Staff said Tuesday at a […]

North Korea doesn’t intend to abandon nuclear programs

The radioactive dust from North Korea’s fifth and most powerful nuclear weapons test had barely settled Friday when the calls to slap more sanctions on Kim Jong-un’s regime began.   Republicans in Congress howled about the need to punish Pyongyang and crack down on its Chinese allies, and President Barack Obama vowed that the fallout […]

China, Russia launch naval war games in South China Sea

The Chinese and Russian navies launched eight days of war games in the South China Sea on Monday, in a sign of growing cooperation between their armed forces against the backdrop of regional territorial disputes.   The “Joint Sea-2016” maneuvers include ships, submarines, ship-borne helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, along with marines and amphibious armored vehicles […]

Kim Jong-Un stresses need to bolster nuclear arms:

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un called on his military to continue building up Pyongyang’s nuclear force after issuing orders for the latest test-firing of ballistic missiles, the North’s state media said Tuesday.   The isolated communist state test-fired three missiles into the sea Monday, South Korea said, in a new show of force as world […]

Obama will bypass Senate, ratify Paris climate accord himself during trip to China:

The White House on Monday defended President Obama’s decision to enter into the Paris climate accord without Senate ratification but stopped short of confirming a Chinese report that he will do so this week during his trip to China. Still, it would surprise no one if Mr. Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were to […]

Experts fear rising tensions over East China Sea dispute could cloud G20 summit

Heightened tensions between two Asian giants — China and Japan — over maritime disputes involving the East and South China Sea could cloud the upcoming G20 summit in Hangzhou, China on 4 and 5 September. Beijing is irked over Tokyo’s interference in the South China Sea dispute and is reportedly venting it out through aggressive […]

China holds live-firing drills in Gulf of Tonkin amid rising tensions in South China Sea

Adding to the latest in a series of military drills, Beijing has said a branch of its coast guard is holding live-fire exercises from Monday to Wednesday (22 – 24 August). The drill is being staged at the Gulf of Tonkin, the northern arm of the South China Sea, home to several territorial disputes among […]

Philippines’ Duterte threatens to quit U.N. after drugs war censure

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte railed against the United Nations on Sunday after it called for an end to the wave of killings unleashed by his war on drugs, saying he might leave the organization and invite China and others to form a new one.   Two U.N. human rights experts last week urged Manila to […]

Hosting G20, Communist China Touts “Lead Role” in New World Order

As Communist China prepares to host and lead the “Group of 20” G20 summit for the first time next month, the regime is boasting about its “leading role” in “global economic governance” and building up “the international order.” Bringing together the world’s 20 most powerful governments and dictatorships to plot humanity’s future, the Chinese Communist […]

The US Air Force just made a huge show in the South China Sea with 3 nuclear-capable bombers

On Wednesday, the US Air Force made history by flying all three operational bombers, the B-52, the B-1, and the B-2 over Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, before conducting drills in the South China Sea and Northeast Asia.   The unique opportunity to fly these three long range bombers together came when the advanced B-1s and B-2s arrived […]