The Specter of an Accidental China-U. S. War

WSJ

As China flexes its muscles in the South China Sea, the risks of an inadvertent clash with the U.S. are growing

A recent think-tank report says that America must “expand communications with China in times of peace, crisis, and war.” Above, a Chinese military band plays as a U.S. destroyer arrives on Aug. 8 at the port of Qingdao, in eastern China, on a scheduled visit.
A recent think-tank report says that America must “expand communications with China in times of peace, crisis, and war.” Above, a Chinese military band plays as a U.S. destroyer arrives on Aug. 8 at the port of Qingdao, in eastern China, on a scheduled visit. Photo: Associated Press

SHANGHAI—The last time America and China went to war—in Korea in 1950—they fought each other to a standstill.

Later that decade, as the Cold War ramped up, they came close to blows again; the Eisenhower administration repeatedly threatened “Red China” with nuclear devastation as tensions bubbled over Taiwan. Tiếp tục đọc “The Specter of an Accidental China-U. S. War”

Mỹ Trung thăm dò lẫn nhau

VNY – 16 thg 5, 2016

Sau chuyến tàu Mỹ tuần tra gần đá Xu Bi thuộc quần đảo Trường Sa năm ngoái, 8/4 vừa qua TQ liền cho tàu chiến ra gần đá Xu Bi tập trận. Gần 1 tháng sau khi TQ tập trận, Mỹ tiến hành cuộc tuần tra lần thứ 3 vào vùng lãnh hải 12 hải lý quanh đá Chữ Thập – nơi TQ xây dựng đảo nhân tạo rất lớn ở Biển Đông.

CARAT 2016 series kicks off in Malaysia, aiming for increased complexity with allies and partners

Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific

Littoral Combat Ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) Courtesy Photo151002-N-MK881-291 BAY OF BENGAL (October 1, 2015) Ships from the Bangladesh and U.S. navies gather in formation during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh 2015. CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Bishop/Released)
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