China

Why China Fears the US Navy

February 20, 2017 jstom50 0

  More than twenty years ago, a military confrontation in East Asia pushed the United States and China uncomfortably close to conflict. Largely unknown in America, the event made a lasting impression on China, especially […]

Asia

Trump to Honor ‘One China’ Policy

February 10, 2017 jstom50 0

  President Donald Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping in a telephone conversation that the U.S. intends to honor the “One China” policy by acknowledging China’s position it has sovereignty over self-ruled Taiwan. The White […]

Asia

Mattis to Reassure Nervous Asian Allies

February 5, 2017 jstom50 0

  By visiting Japan and South Korea on his first official overseas trip, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is seeking to reinforce key alliances after President Donald Trump’s campaign-trail complaints that defense treaties disadvantaged the United […]

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