Alex Ross Farris

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'China no longer a Western colony & won't be bullied'

It is a territorial dispute that goes back centuries, but which has become increasingly tense in recent years.<p>Deepening tensions in the South China …

David vs. Goliath in the South China Sea: David Wins, at Least This Round

The ruling this morning by Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague in favor of the Philippines, and very strongly against China in their dispute over the South China Sea, was not surprising in its basic result. Most people following the issue had expected that China’s very sweeping claims would …

Quiet Air Zone Shows China's Struggle to Control Contested Seas

As the battle for control of the South China Sea heats up, Beijing’s struggle to assert its authority over another disputed waterway may prove …

China's president to visit Vietnam amid South China Sea tension

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Vietnam next week amid heightened tension in the South China Sea that has weighed on ties between the neighbors.<p>China's President Xi Jinping addresses dignitaries at Manchester airport in Britain October 23, 2015. REUTERS/Nigel …

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Australia-China naval exercises still on despite US patrol in South China Sea

Australia and China are set to proceed with planned joint military exercises next week, with the Coalition indicating the US “freedom of navigation” patrol through the South China Sea that angered Beijing has had no effect on the timing.<p>Washington infuriated Beijing by sailing the guided-missile …

China says it will use 'all necessary' means to respond to future US patrols

China's military will take "all necessary" measures in response to any future U.S. Navy incursions into what it considers its territorial waters around islands in the South China Sea, a Defense Ministry spokesman said Thursday.<p>The statement by Col. Yang Yujun followed the sailing of a U.S. guided …

China says U.S. naval destroyer sailing close to Chinese-built island damages peace and stability

Photos: New satellite imagery of Chinese island-building View Graphic<p>BEIJING — China denounced what it called a “dangerous and provocative” act Tuesday after an American warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of a Chinese-built artificial island at the center of a regional dispute over maritime …

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The US just called China out on a huge bluff

The patrol by guided-missile destroyer, the USS Lassen, was the most significant US challenge yet to 12-nautical-mile territorial limits China asserts in the South China Sea and could ratchet up tensions in one of the world's busiest sea lanes.<p>Rumblings that the US Navy would display its power in …

China hits back at US in row over South China Sea

<b>China has hit back at the US in a row over marine territorial claims.</b><p>Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying alluded to the US when she blamed "some countries" for flexing "their military muscles again and again" in the South China Sea.<p>Last week, US officials said they were considering sailing …