Tag Archives: China and Japan

WAR DRUMS: US GENERAL WARNS CHINA OVER NEW AIR ZONE

US Pacific Air Forces Commander Gen. Herbert ‘Hawk’ Carlisle says any attempt by China to replicate its air defense zone in the South China Sea would be a “very provocative act.” “If you look at some of the things that have … Continue reading

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WAR DRUMS: US vows to defend Japan against China

Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Friday that the United States would defend Japan against attack including over islands claimed by China as tensions boil between the Asian powers. Kerry, who said he would visit China next week, met in Washington … Continue reading

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BAD BLOOD: Biden gets sharp rebuke in China

One day after he spoke with leaders in embattled neighbor Japan, Vice President Joe Biden met with officials in China on Wednesday amid an escalating argument between Asian nations that has attracted the attention of the United States. A meeting between … Continue reading

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China Escalates Tensions with Neighbors producing fears of war in the Pacific

Beijing’s recent establishment of a new air defense zone in the East China Sea is exacerbating long-running disputes with its neighbors Japan and Taiwan — and threatens to draw the US military into a larger regional conflict. If it were only … Continue reading

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