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  • US-China trade war could spill over to South China Sea

    The trade war between the United States and China is raising the possibility that tensions could extend beyond trade and affect other areas of contention between them including the South China Sea, analysts here warned. by Jose Katigbak

    philstar.com
  • History Tells Us This Is How a South China Sea War Could Start

    James Holmes Security, Asia Can it be avoided? The Black Sea bumping incident amounted to little as diplomatic fracases go. In part that’s because the setting differed markedly from the Western Pacific today. The U.S. task force cruised along mainland Soviet shores where no one disputed Moscow’s sovereignty. This was not contested turf like China’s South China islands—ground wrested from China’s neighbors or manufactured wholesale. That muted tempers. So did the slight damage to Yorktown. Nor...

    The National Interest
  • Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' Iraq

    Shiite figures in Iraq warn against attempts to pull their country into war between US, Iran

    ABC News
  • Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could ‘burn’ Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) - Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the U.S. and Iran, saying it would turn Iraq into a battlefield yet again, just as it is on the path to recovery. The warning came hours after a rocket slammed

    The Washington Times