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'We reject the unlawful maritime claims...' US on 2023 Edition of China's Standard Map

The United States on Tuesday (5th Sept.) rejected the so-called "standard map" claims by China and called on the nation to comport with its maritime claims in the South China Sea and elsewhere. In a..

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Japan Extends Defense Aid to Pacific Nations as Tensions With China Rise

The leaders of Japan and Indonesia have agreed to bolster their ties in maritime security and their cooperation on climate change, energy and investment between the Asian archipelago nations.

White House Scoffs at Beijing’s New Map, ‘False Maritime Claims’

WASHINGTON — The United States will continue to push back against Beijing’s “false maritime claims,” said John Kirby, the National Security Council coordinator for strategic communications, in..

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Towards a Robust Philippines-India Maritime Security Partnership

Since both countries have experienced the impacts of China’s gray zone activities, the sharing of intelligence, information, and best practices will be vital.

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US Navy Releases RFI For Pacific Training Support Vessels

The US Navy released a Request For Information (RFI) on August 28th for a new class of training vessels dubbed the Pacific Training Support Vessel (PTSV). The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)..

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US given OK to enforce maritime law around Palau as Washington vies with China for Pacific influence

BANGKOK - The United States has signed a new agreement with Palau, which gives American ships the authorization to unilaterally enforce maritime regulations in the tiny Pacific island nation’s..

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As Australia strengthens its ties with the Philippines, it’s wading even further into the dangerous South China Sea

At the end of last week, 1,200 Australian troops took part in a joint military exercise in the Philippines with hundreds of Filipino and American forces. Their mission: simulating the retaking of an..

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Laser and Water Cannon Diplomacy in the South China Sea

The South China Sea dispute presents several relatively new phenomena in the modern study of relations among nations. In this seven-country disagreement, we can see how a country deliberately built..

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Keeping tabs on China’s murky maritime manoeuvres

America and its allies are using whizzy new tools to track China’s military activity and illegal fishing. IN JANUARY 2021 a fleet of Chinese fishing vessels approached the coast of Oman, apparently..

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China’s naval presence in Indian Ocean raises concerns for Indo-Pacific security

China's expansion of its naval power and the aggressive posture it has adopted in the Indo-Pacific region will be a significant topic of discussion at the upcoming G-7 and QUAD summits.