Daily Archive: August 12, 2016

Beijing Crosses Washington’s Red Line in South China Sea

© AP Photo/ Renato Etac 12.08.2016 The Chinese military appears to be dramatically increasing its presence around a key island in the South China Sea, sending a strong message to Washington. As Beijing continues its land reclamation projects in the South China Sea, Washington has remained adamant about one island in particular: Scarborough Shoal. Located northeast of the Spratly archipelago, it is claimed by China,...

US Nuclear-Bomber Triad in Pacific for First Time as China Reaches Boiling Point

© Flickr/ AereiMilitari.org 12.08.2016 With tensions in the South China Sea and throughout the Pacific Rim at increasing levels, the Obama Administration adds fuel to the fire by dispatching enough nuclear weaponry to kill everyone in the region. The United States has dispatched its three strategic bomber types to the Pacific region for the first time, in a bid to reassure allies amid growing aggression...