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Forget Discussions About Peace and Stability — Washington’s Policy in the South China Sea Is Confrontational

Beijing (SCF) – The American guided missile destroyer USS Dewey was reported as having carried out a ‘freedom of navigation operation’ or FONOP in the South China Sea on May 24. According to the US Naval Institute the undertaking involved manoeuvres «within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef for about 90 minutes zig-zagging in the water near the installation. At […]

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Trump Demands Payment for THAAD System He Sent to South Korea

Seoul (GPA) – After upsetting both adversaries and allies by moving a missile defense system to South Korea, Trump is now demanding payment for his idea. This week saw the arrival of a US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system that was delivered to South Korea ahead of schedule under orders of the […]

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US Aircraft Carrier Moves to North Korea: Closer Than Ever to Outright War

Pyongyang (SCF) – The San Diego-based Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is on its way to North Korea to be joined by three guided-missile surface ships – all capable of long distance cruise missiles strikes against shore infrastructure. The Vinson group is fully prepared for the mission. Last month, it participated in joint drills […]

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Trump Rolls Back Climate Regulations, China Vows to Uphold Paris Accords

Beijing (GPA) – After years of criticism that ‘the US shouldn’t have to act on climate change until other large countries like China do,’ it seems now that is exactly what’s happening. Following the Trump administration’s announcement yesterday that the latest executive orders will roll back Obama-era regulations on energy production, China vows to uphold their […]

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Central Asia: Chinese Authorities on High Alert in Xinjiang Over IS Threat

Xinjiang, China (EAN) – Chinese authorities are on high alert in western Xinjiang Province after the appearance of an Islamic State propaganda video featuring militants from China’s Uighur ethnic minority group. In the 30-minute video, released in late February by the Al-Furat Province division of the Islamic State (IS) in western Iraq, heavily armed fighters […]