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  • China vs. America: How a War in the South China Sea Could Start

    Kerry K. Gershaneck, James E. Fanell Security, The fate of Asia could be decided.  Thus, China began its war for the South China Sea. China’s claims of South China Sea (SCS) ownership are illegal, but Beijing’s hyper-nationalistic officials increasingly encourage its forces to attack U.S. Navy ships operating lawfully there. The People’s Republic of China (PRC) appears to be calling for war—a war it may well get. But it is a war that will not stay confined to that body of water, and a war...

    The National Interest
  • The Philippines "Mutual" Defense Treaty Isn't Really Mutual at All

    Doug Bandow Security, Asia A reexamination of Washington's commitments is in order. For Washington, allies have become the equivalent of Facebook friends: the more the better. Yet rarely does America consider the cost of such military commitments. Officials assume the mere threat from Washington is enough to force even the most hardened adversary to back down. That appears to be the attitude of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. On a recent trip to the Philippines, he threatened the People’s...

    The National Interest
  • Russia ready to discuss nuclear treaty with China, US

    MOSCOW — A top Russian diplomat says Russia is willing to negotiate a new nuclear weapons treaty with the United States and China. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Friday Moscow is closely following reports in the United States that the U.S. would like to reach a nuclear weapons deal with both Russia

    New York Post
  • Russia ready to discuss nuclear treaty with China, US

    An official's comments come after the U.S. pulled out of a nuclear treaty.

    ABC News
  • Russia ready to discuss nuclear treaty with China, US

    MOSCOW (AP) - A top Russian diplomat says Russia is willing to negotiate a new nuclear weapons treaty with the United States and China. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Friday Moscow is closely following reports in the United States that the U.S. would like to reach a

    The Washington Times
  • Russia ready to discuss nuclear treaty with China, US

    A top Russian diplomat says Russia is willing to negotiate a new nuclear weapons treaty with the United States and China.

    Fox News
  • Russia ready to discuss nuclear treaty with China, US

    MOSCOW (AP) — A top Russian diplomat says Russia is willing to negotiate a new nuclear weapons treaty with the United States and China. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Friday Moscow is

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