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China Deploys Long-Range Anti-Ship and Anti-Air Missiles to Spratly Islands For First Time
May 05, 2018
China Deploys Long-Range Anti-Ship and Anti-Air Missiles to Spratly Islands For First Time
Missiles are unambiguous 'militarization' of disputed islands.
China Deploys Long-Range Anti-Ship and Anti-Air Missiles to Spratly Islands For First Time
China Signaling it May Finally 'Militarize' the South China Sea Officially
January 25, 2018
China Signaling it May Finally 'Militarize' the South China Sea Officially
Response to U.S. warship reveals pretext for deployments to Spratly Islands bases.
China Signaling it May Finally 'Militarize' the South China Sea Officially
Rocket System on Fiery Cross Reef Highlights Problem of Defining 'Militarization'
May 22, 2017
Rocket System on Fiery Cross Reef Highlights Problem of Defining 'Militarization'
Lack of a useful U.S. definition helps China deflect criticism.
Rocket System on Fiery Cross Reef Highlights Problem of Defining 'Militarization'
New Chinese Missile Installations in Spratlys?
February 28, 2017
New Chinese Missile Installations in Spratlys?
Structures might house long-range SAMs as China inches closer to "militarization" of islands.
New Chinese Missile Installations in Spratlys?
New Weapons on China’s Artificial Islands Don’t Violate 'Non-Militarization' of South China Sea
December 30, 2016
New Weapons on China’s Artificial Islands Don’t Violate 'Non-Militarization' of South China Sea
Installation may raise tensions, but China has long excluded “necessary defense” from its pledge.
New Weapons on China’s Artificial Islands Don’t Violate 'Non-Militarization' of South China Sea
Vietnam Deploys Precision-Guided Rocket Artillery in South China Sea
August 10, 2016
Vietnam Deploys Precision-Guided Rocket Artillery in South China Sea
Hanoi has purportedly moved new mobile rocket launchers on bases in the disputed Spratly Islands.
Vietnam Deploys Precision-Guided Rocket Artillery in South China Sea
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
March 29, 2016
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
Worry over the radar’s military implications should take a backseat to its civil uses.
Cuarteron Reef’s New Radar: The China Coast Guard’s Best New Toy?
Xi Jinping and Maritime Militarization
March 23, 2016
Xi Jinping and Maritime Militarization
Fuzzy “pink lines” in the water.
Xi Jinping and Maritime Militarization
What US Intelligence Thinks About China’s Militarization of the South China Sea
March 10, 2016
What US Intelligence Thinks About China’s Militarization of the South China Sea
In a letter, the head of the U.S. intelligence community offers insights into China’s activities in the South China Sea.
What US Intelligence Thinks About China’s Militarization of the South China Sea
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