Tag: tension

  • Anti-mine drills as Iran tensions simmer

    The U.S. military announced on Monday an anti-mine exercise in “the Middle East’s international waterways” in May with more than 20 nations participating. U.S., allies ready more anti-mine drills as […]

  • China to Survey Disputed Territories

    In a move sure to escalate already high regional tensions, Chinese authorities have unveiled plans to survey all marine and island territories for marine resources. China to Survey Disputed Marine […]

  • Asean chief warns on China’s plan

    The head of Asean has said China’s plan to board ships in disputed areas of the South China Sea could escalate tensions. Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan told Reuters news agency that […]

  • Rumbling Regional Tensions

    US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting Chinese leaders amid rumbling regional tensions over the South China Sea. Clinton meets China leaders amid South China Sea tension Mrs Clinton […]