On 20 December a Chinese task force consisting of the Shandong Type-002 aircraft carrier and four other vessels concluded a transit through the Taiwan Strait. According to the PRC news,… Continue reading "Shandong Transit: China Again Seeks to Intimidate Taiwan"
Tag: South China Sea
Is the US’s position in the Pacific in terminal decline? In the recent months the situation in the East and South China Seas has been very difficult for the US… Continue reading "Pacific Power Play: The Decline of US Dominance In the Pacific"
China commissioned its first locally built aircraft carrier at a naval base on the southern island of Hainan. The commissioning ceremony was conducted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who was… Continue reading "China Commissions its First Locally Built Aircraft Carrier"