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The Militarization of the Asia Pacific

Chinese naval vessel fire anti-submarine missile during the "Joint Sea-2013" drill at Peter the Great Bay in Russia, July 10, 2013.

Chinese naval vessel fire anti-submarine missile during the “Joint Sea-2013” drill at Peter the Great Bay in Russia, July 10, 2013. Source PLA Daily.

Territorial disputes in the Asia-Pacific frequently result in tit-for-tat war of words and provocation, in a region which sometimes feels like it’s teetering on the edge of all-out-war. The territorial disputes, often viewed by some as China asserting its regional hegemony and by others as US imperialism, have intensified throughout time, as the US pivots towards Asia. Read the rest of this entry »

 

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China Announces Naval Patrols in US Waters

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It has become common knowledge of that the US has been carrying out surveillance operations of the coast of China for years, with US naval vessels freely operating within its 200 nautical mile exclusive economic zone. However, deputy chief of general staff of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Qi Jianguo, announced at the Shangri-La Dialogue 2013, that the PLA Navy are now countering these provocative actions by conducting the same activity of the coast of Gaum and Hawaii.

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Posted by on June 3, 2013 in China

 

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