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TV screen broadcasts news report on a North Korean missile launch at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea. Click to enlarge

China ‘sent 150,000 troops’ to its North Korea border and is ‘ready to take action’

The move will be welcomed by President Trump, who recently tweeted: “North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great.”

China's Ambassador Li Baodong (front C) votes during a U.N. Security Council meeting on a European-Arab draft resolution endorsing an Arab League plan calling for Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to give up power in New York February 4, 2012. The Homs attack made Friday the bloodiest day of an 11-month uprising and it gave new urgency to a push by the Arab League, the United States and Europe for a U.N. resolution calling for Assad to cede p+ower. Th Security Council had scheduled an open meeting for Saturday to vote on the draft. But Russia asked that the 15-nation body not immediately do so and instead hold consultations. REUTERS/Allison Joyce (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Russia and China Catch Security Council in a Devastating Lie

Security Council expresses “unanimous concern” about Islamic State’s use of chemical weapons — then blocks Russia-China resolution to investigate. Why?

Construction on Fiery Cross Reef, in the Spratly Islands, shown in March 9, 2017, satellite image. Click to enlarge

Warning that Beijing’s military bases in South China Sea are ready for use

China now able to deploy combat aircraft and missile launchers to disputed islands at any time, says US thinktank

China: Psychic Predictions for China 2017 – The rise of Sun Yat-sen Teachings

Craig Hamilton-Parker predicts economic problems for China followed by political upheaval and the emergence of a new democracy

Under construction: China's second aircraft. Click to enlarge

China stealth jet enters service, navy building ‘first class’ fleet

China’s J-20 stealth fighter enters service while work on the country’s second aircraft carrier is now well underway

China begins new work on disputed South China Sea island

China commences further construction work on disputed South Sea islands

Izumo, Japan's helicopter carrier. Click to enlarge

Report: Japan to send its largest warship to train with the US Navy in the South China Sea

The deployment will be Japan’s biggest show of force in the region since World War II

China's J-20 stealth fighter. Click to enlarge

China’s new stealth jet just entered service — and it exposes a huge weakness for the US

China’s J-20 has just entered service — bringing ancient tactics to modern conflict

Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy May 21, 2015. REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters. Click to enlarge

Exclusive – China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles: U.S. officials

Buildings with retractable roofs resemble other structures that house Chinese long-range surface-to-air missiles

US Navy carrier group begins South China Sea patrols

US Navy carrier group begins South China Sea patrols

US carrier strike groups to begin regular patrols in the South China Sea. Turning the disputed region into a potential flashpoint for conflict with China

A Chinese F-16 fighter. Click to enlarge

Chinese weapons are reaching ‘near-parity’ with the West

Beijing catches up after spending $145billion on defense in 2016 – nearly twice that of South Korea and Japan combined and second only to the US

Shen Yun Uses Animated Backdrop For Dancers

Traditional Dance Company Vexes Communist China

Why has a traditional Chinese dance company drawn the ire of the Chinese Communist Party?

Trump will try to smash the China-Russia-Iran triangle … Here why he’ll fail

The hand of Henry Kissinger suggests US foreign policy will use a ‘divide and rule’ strategy with Beijing, Moscow and Tehran. But this could backfire, spectacularly …

China CALLS OUT Trump: Beijing declares it will go to WAR with US over disputed islands

Chinese state-controlled newspaper warns that only a “large-scale war in the South China Sea” will prevent China from achieving its goals in the region

Russia and Philippines plan ‘war games’ as two of Putin’s ships make a rare stop in Manila

Philippines President Duterte’s warms to Russia and China as relations with long-time U.S. ally fray

What is Henry Kissinger Up To?

The myth is widespread that President Reagan won the cold war by breaking the Soviet Union financially with an arms race. As one who was involved in Reagan’s effort to end the cold war, I find myself yet again correcting the record

China seizes U.S. underwater drone in South China Sea, prompting a formal complaint

China seizes U.S. submersible drone in international waters in the South China Sea

Weapons installations shown in this enlarge detail of the satellite photo of the Fiery Cross Reef

China boosts defenses on S. China Sea islets: US experts

New satellite photos show China installing extensive weapons systems, radars and runways on newly reclaimed islands in the South China Sea

USS Theodore Roosevelt. Click to enlarge

US warns ‘aggressive’ Beijing in South China Sea

U.S. Pacific Command warns that it will confront China’s “aggressive behaviour” in the South China Sea

Beijing and Tehran call on world powers to honour Iran nuclear deal after US sanctions extension

China urges all parties in the Iran nuclear accord to honour the agreement. As Netanyahu prepares to discuss with president elect Trump what to do about the “bad deal”