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Martin Dempsey

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China’s behaviour in South China Sea ship encounter is irresponsible says U.S.


China‘s behaviour in a narrowly averted naval collision in the South China Sea was both “unhelpful” and “irresponsible,” U.S. Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Thursday, warning against incidents could escalate existing U.S.-Chinese tensions. “That action by the Chinese, cutting their ship 100 yards out in front of the (USS) Cowpens, was not a responsible … Continue reading

Chinese naval vessel tries to force U.S. warship to stop in international waters


A Chinese naval vessel tried to force a U.S. guided missile warship to stop in international waters recently, causing a tense military standoff in the latest case of Chinese maritime harassment, according to defense officials. The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens, which recently took part in disaster relief operations in the Philippines, was confronted by … Continue reading

China’s evolving ‘core interests’


Whenever China wants to identify the issues considered important enough to go to war over, it uses the term “core interests.” The phrase was once restricted to Taiwan, the island nation that China has threatened to forcibly unify with the mainland. About five years ago, Chinese leaders expanded the term to include Tibet and Xinjiang, … Continue reading

Obama: US must ratify UN sea treaty to avoid confrontation with China


Washington’s failure to ratify the Law of the Sea Convention puts the U.S. military at increasing risk of confrontation with rising powers like China, U.S. officials said on Wednesday as the Obama administration began a new push to join the 30-year-old treaty. Senior defence officials told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that without the treaty, … Continue reading

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