Risk of South China Sea Strife if Beijing Attempts Defense Zone

Advertisements TAIPEI, TAIWAN —  An air protection zone declared by Beijing, or any effort to cease civilian ship site visitors, would increase the chance of battle within the disputed South China Sea after years of calm, as a result of both transfer would inconvenience day-to-day operations, students who observe the area say. Five different militarily …

British Warship Sails by South China Sea Islands 

Advertisements China accused Britain of “provocation” after a Royal Navy warship sailed close to islands claimed by Beijing within the disputed South China Sea. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying mentioned Britain had “violated worldwide and Chinese legal guidelines” when the HMS Albion sailed by the Paracel Islands on Aug. 31. “The Chinese Navy legally …