U.S., Philippines Reach 10-Year Defense Agreement Amid Tensions with China
The United States and the Philippines signed a 10-year agreement that would bring additional US. troops to the country amid regional tensions with China.
Japan to Establish New Amphibious Military Unit Amid Disputes with China
Japan hopes to establish a 3,000-troop unit devoted to amphibious operations amid territorial disputes with China.
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Chinese Navy Conducts Indian Ocean Drills
The Chinese navy has just conducted a series of drills in the Indian Ocean, amid a territorial dispute between the two countries.
China Begins Conducting Naval Drills in South China Sea
China has begun conducting naval drills in the South China Sea amid territorial disputes with several other nations.
U.S. to Airlines: Acknowledge China’s Air Defense Zone
The U.S. government is asking American airlines to acknowledge China’s air defense zone by notifying China when flights are to pass through the airspace.
Taiwan Fears China Could Invade by 2020
In light of an arms buildup over the last two decades, Taiwan fears China could invade by 2020—even with allied support in the island's defense.
China Warns U.S. Not to Back Japan in Island Dispute
Chinese military officials warned the United States against supporting Japan's assertion over a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea, the Chinese Defense Ministry said on Friday. Ties…
Japanese Scramble Jets in Response to Chinese Incursion
Japan scrambled fighter jets after a Chinese military aircraft flew through international airspace provocatively close to its southern islands, in a move seen by Japan as underlining China's maritime expansion.…
Focus On U.S. Military Presence in The Philippines
In the Philippines, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel will discuss expanding U.S. military's presence in a visit to the country, as Manila aims to defend its territorial claims in disputed waters…