Tag Archives: South China Sea

US Sends 3 Nuclear Stealth Bombers to Pacific

WASHINGTON — The United States has deployed three B-2 Spirit nuclear stealth bombers to support U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Strategic Command announced Wednesday. The aircraft are the United States’ most advanced bomber and part of its nuclear deterrent defenses. It … Continue reading

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US & Vietnam International Relations with China & Japan

A US aircraft carrier group cruised through the disputed South China Sea on  Saturday in a show of power in waters that have become a focal point of  Washington’s strategic rivalry with Beijing. Vietnamese security and government officials were flown … Continue reading

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NEW US Dilemma Develops in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON — China has heightened tensions in the South China Sea with its new, remote island city and planned military garrison in a contested area viewed as a potential flashpoint for conflict in the Asia-Pacific. How might the United States … Continue reading

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US, Vietnam, and Cambodia Square Off Over South China Sea with China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The Obama administration pressed Beijing on Thursday to accept a code of conduct for resolving territorial disputes in the resource-rich South China Sea, a difficult U.S. mediation effort that has faced resistance from the communist government … Continue reading

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Panetta Criticizes China for its lack of transparency, coupled with increasingly assertive activity in the East and South China Seas

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lashed out and criticized China for it’s secretive expansion of its military power. At a question-and-answer session with U.S. and Japanese troops at Yokota, Panetta said that despite coming budget cuts … Continue reading

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