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China Criticized as Too ‘Assertive,’ as US Expands Military in Asia-Pacific | Antiwar.com

China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea and beyond consist of “conflicting mandates” and “lack of coordination” which has stoked tensions with its neighbors, according to a new report from the International Crisis Group. The report comes as Philippine and Chinese vessels remain locked in a two-week stand-off just outside Filipino waters. Both countries claim rights to the waters which ...

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Seoul holds military drills despite NKorea threat | The Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea conducted live-fire military drills near its disputed sea boundary with North Korea on Monday despite Pyongyang’s threat to respond with a “merciless” attack. North Korea did not carry out the threat as it focuses on internal stability two months after the death of longtime leader Kim Jong Il and prepares for nuclear disarmament ...

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Obama Delays U.S.-Israeli War Exercise: Signal to Israel and Iran | Counterpunch

The postponement of a massive joint U.S.-Israeli military exercise appears to be the culmination of a series of events that has impelled the Barack Obama administration to put more distance between the United States and aggressive Israeli policies toward Iran. For more on this story, visit: Obama Delays U.S.-Israeli War Exercise » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names.

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Atomic Games: Nuclear hide’n’seek in Iran | RT

Iran launches a new uranium enrichment facility after threatening to shut down a vital oil supply route in the Gulf, sparking warnings of military action from the US. Patrick Henningsen, associate editor for Info-wars website, talks to RT suggesting that the current situation in Iran is a new wave of power politics.

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