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China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island

...China's artificial islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday, in a challenge to...China's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea. U.S. ally the Philippines...China says virtually all of the South China Sea belongs to it, while Brunei...
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Obama's personal ties with Xi yield mixed policy results

...cyberattacks and Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea. U.S. officials also will be assessing the state...artificial islands with military facilities in the South China Sea.Foreshadowing Obama's message to Xi on the matter...
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Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...attacks on the U.S., said to be directed by Beijing; China's moves to assert its territorial claims in the South China Sea; and human rights issues have been sore spots.The trip comes at a time when China's economic growth has slowed...
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Pentagon plans to increase drone flights by 50 pct.

...nation's most serious security threat. And China's rising military power and island-building program in the South China Sea have increased tensions and prompted a greater demand for U.S. surveillance and intelligence across the Pacific...
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Obama hosts Vietnam Communist Party chief

...officials see as a linchpin in Obama's Asia policy. As a front-line country nervous about Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea, Vietnam would also welcome the U.S. taking a tough line against Beijing.The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership...
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Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

...that Beijing is building in the South China Sea, but gave few hints ahead of...military flights and patrols in the South China Sea near the projects. Officials...defense identification zone over the South China Sea, similar to one it declared over...
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In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in room

...guidelines that boost Japan's military capability amid growing Chinese assertiveness in disputed areas in the East and South China Sea claimed by Beijing. The changes, which strengthen Japan's role in missile defense, mine sweeping and ship inspections...
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Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

...winters.The scientists were expecting western whales to migrate to breeding and calving grounds somewhere in the south China Sea, said Bruce Mate, director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University and lead author of a research...
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska

...Southeast Asian nations, particularly the Philippines, over its claims to islands far beyond China's borders in the South China Sea. In the so-called 2009-2010 "year of assertiveness," China picked fights with and irritated relations with...
My Turn: The U.S. needs engaged leadership

...Iran's efforts to destabilize the Middle East and obtain nuclear weapons; and China's aggressive actions in the South China Sea. All of this undermines the security of Alaska and America.Unfortunately, Mark Begich has been enabling this weak...


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