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South China Sea War: Obama Meets S. Korean, Japanese Allies As War Vs. China Escalates

US President Barack Obama will be hosting a nuclear summit in Washington starting Thursday, where he will meet with Asian leaders amidst fears of a …

What's Behind US Military Moves in the South China Sea?

In the past year, the United States has increasingly begun to flex its military muscle in the South China Sea. On May 20, 2015, a U.S. Navy P8-A …

Philippines gets U.S. military aid boost amid South China Sea dispute

MANILA (Reuters) - The United States has allocated more than $120 million in military aid to the Philippines this year, the biggest in about 15 years, a senior Filipino diplomat said on Friday, amid rising tension with China over the disputed South China Sea.<p>Jose Cuisia, Manila’s ambassador to …

US sending commandos, combat aircraft to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — In a military buildup certain to inflame tensions with China, the United States said Thursday it will send troops and …

Obama's Hollow Peace in the South China Sea

Territorial disputes in the South China Sea—involving China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and the Philippines—are destabilizing the region. …

China Publicly Lands a Military Aircraft on a Disputed South China Sea Reef

China on Monday landed a military aircraft on one of the disputed islands it claims in the South China Sea, marking the first time it has done so …

Japan's East China Sea Military Buildup Continues

He who lives by the military buildup, dies by the military buildup. Though the recent visit to Beijing by Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida …