Xi Tells PLA to ‘Prepare for War’ in South China Sea, Taiwan

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Details of the Chinese president’s speech were not made public for nearly 24 hours.

Today, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post has reported that state-controlled CCTV broadcaster has reported on a Thursday speech made by Chinese President Xi Jinping in which he told the military region responsible for monitoring the South China Sea and Taiwan to “prepare for war.” Continue reading

China Will Join U.S. Navy War Games in Pacific Next Year

The Chinese Navy will participate in the U.S. Navy’s Rim of the Pacific exercises in Hawaii next year, marking the first time that China will send ships and troops to the multinational war games.

The U.S. Navy’s Third Fleet in San Diego runs the biennial event, and last year five San Diego warships attended. Continue reading

China flexes muscles with drills amid island row

AFP – China was set to dispatch naval vessels and aircraft to the East China Sea on Friday, flexing its muscles in exercises likely to further stoke a bristling territorial dispute with Japan. Continue reading