Tag: Trump

  • China warns over US patrols

    New US administration continues to cause concern. Beijing Warns US Against Planned Maritime Patrols in South China Sea On Wednesday China responded to rumblings about the US planning fresh naval […]

  • Is a tanker war coming?

    Could US policy impact the merchant fleet? Maritime implications of Trump’s threats against Iran Dr. Theodore Karasik Last week, US President Donald Trump’s administration all but declared pending military action […]

  • China responds to US

    Comments from new US administration prompt move. China May Base Carrier Near South China Sea Chinese media report that the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) may base its first home-built aircraft […]

  • China steps up readiness

    Donald Trump’s election as US president has increased the risk of hostilities breaking out, according to Chinese state media and analysts China ‘steps up preparedness for possible military conflict with […]

  • China not happy with Trump

    New Trump administration clashes again with China. China hits back at US over South China Sea claims China has asserted its “indisputable sovereignty” over parts of the South China Sea […]

  • China not amused

    Trump’s team already causing waves. South China Sea: China warns US over islands ‘confrontation’ Blocking China from islands it has built in contested waters would lead to “devastating confrontation”, Chinese […]

  • China tests Taiwan

    Tensions increase in region. China aircraft carrier crosses Taiwan Strait amid tension China’s only aircraft carrier has led several warships across the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan’s defence ministry said. The Liaoning […]

  • Duterte welcomes Russia

    Another challenge for Mr Trump? Duterte asks Russia to be Philippine ally and protector MANILA: With Cabinet officials in tow, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte toured the Admiral Tributs, a Russian […]

  • RRF for EU?

    Move may appease Eastern European EU members EU agrees to set up rapid reaction force BELGRADE – EU Foreign Ministers have agreed to set up a rapid reaction force that […]