China’s military imposed a destabilizing air defense zone over the East China Sea without consulting the United States, and top Pentagon leaders said Wednesday there have been no contacts with their Chinese counterparts since the zone was set up Nov. 23.
Vice President Joe Biden encouraged a group of Chinese people applying for visas to the United States to “challenge the government” on Wednesday.
Chinese movie director Zhang Yimou admitted on Sunday that he violated China’s one-child policy following an investigation that he had fathered as many as seven children, the Verge reports.
U.S. officials said on Tuesday that the United States flew two B-52 bombers over a disputed island chain in the East China Sea, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The Pentagon is building up its bases in the Pacific in an effort to survive a possible Chinese missile attack, USA Today reports.
Iranian missile technicians secretly visited North Korea as part of joint development of a new rocket booster for long-range missiles or space launchers at the same time nuclear talks took place in Geneva, according to U.S. officials.
The Pentagon on Friday unveiled a new strategy to defend the Arctic region from security threats as Russia builds up cold-weather forces in the region and China prepares to claim resources.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission calls for an American surge to “offset China’s growing military capabilities” in its annual report, Defense News reports.
The uncertainty of U.S. defense spending is undermining the ability of U.S. military forces in Asia to maintain stability amid a growing military buildup by China, according to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
BEIJING (Reuters) – The wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo has filed an extraordinary appeal for his retrial, his lawyer said on Tuesday, in a move that could renew the focus on China’s human rights record.