Do China's Missiles in the South China Sea Mean War?

Do China's Missiles in the South China Sea Mean War?Or has Beijing now cemented its claim?  Do China’s Missiles in the South China Sea Mean War? The South China Sea China has the potential to become a cauldron of conflict, and China is stoking the fire. By claiming perhaps as much as 90% of the South China Sea, Beijing is trampling on the rights of other nations in the region, nations whose Exclusion Economic Zones (EEZs) and national waters are being violated.


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Syria says downs two Israeli missiles near capital

Syria says downs two Israeli missiles near capitalThe Syrian army on Tuesday night intercepted two Israeli missiles fired towards a district near Damascus, Syria’s official SANA news agency said, but a monitor said nine pro-government fighters died in the strike. According to SANA, “anti-aircraft defences intercepted two Israeli missiles launched against (the district of) Kissweh and destroyed them”. Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP that the missiles had targeted a weapons depot in Kissweh, “presumably belonging to Hezbollah and the Iranians”.


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Syria downs two Israeli missiles near capital: state media

Syria downs two Israeli missiles near capital: state mediaThe Syrian army on Tuesday night intercepted two Israeli missiles fired towards a district near Damascus, the official SANA news agency said. According to SANA, “anti-aircraft defences intercepted two Israeli missiles launched against (the district of) Kissweh and destroyed them”. Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP that “missiles, probably Israeli, had targeted a weapons depot in the Kissweh area, presumably belonging to Hezbollah and the Iranians”.


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Hontiveros chides gov't response to China's installation of missiles

  1. Hontiveros chides gov’t response to China’s installation of missiles  Manila Bulletin
  2. Compromise needed in the Philippines over its South China Sea policy  South China Morning Post
  3. Manila to handle South China Sea issue diplomatically  gulfnews.com
  4. Treachery in South China Sea  The Australian
  5. Philippines seeks multilateral approach to China missiles  Philippine Star
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PH wants 'first party verification' on China missiles in WPS

  1. PH wants ‘first party verification’ on China missiles in WPS  Inquirer.net
  2. Compromise needed in the Philippines over its South China Sea policy  South China Morning Post
  3. Manila to handle South China Sea issue diplomatically  gulfnews.com
  4. Treachery in South China Sea  The Australian
  5. Philippines seeks multilateral approach to China missiles  Philippine Star
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Why China's New Missiles in the South China Sea Should Scare the Navy and Air Force

Why China's New Missiles in the South China Sea Should Scare the Navy and Air ForceChina has reportedly deployed surface-to-air missiles and anti-ship cruise missiles to on Fiery Cross Reef, Subi Reef and Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands chain in the South China Sea. The Chinese land-based anti-ship cruise missile is believed to be the YJ-12B, which would allow China to strike surface vessels within 295 nautical miles of the reefs.


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US says there will be consequences for Beijing allegedly moving anti-ship missiles to the South China Sea

  1. US says there will be consequences for Beijing allegedly moving anti-ship missiles to the South China Sea  Business Insider
  2. South China Sea missiles a concern: Bishop  Yahoo News
  3. The US Has Warned China Over ‘Deploying Missiles’ in the South China Sea  TIME
  4. China has right to peaceful activities in South China Sea: FM  Global Times
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The US Has Warned China Over 'Deploying Missiles' in the South China Sea

  1. The US Has Warned China Over ‘Deploying Missiles’ in the South China Sea  TIME
  2. China ‘deploys missiles’ in South China Sea, US, Australia warn of consequences  ABC Online
  3. China deploys cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts – reports  The Guardian
  4. White House warns China on growing militarization in South China Sea  CNN
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Beijing 'installs missiles' on South China Sea islands

Beijing 'installs missiles' on South China Sea islandsBeijing reasserted its right Thursday to build “defence” facilities in the disputed South China Sea, but declined to confirm reports it had installed new missiles on artificial islands it has built in the region. Washington warned that Beijing would face unspecified “consequences” over its militarisation of the South China Sea, and said it had raised the issue with China. “China’s peaceful construction in the Spratly archipelago, including the deployment of necessary national defence facilities, is aimed at protecting China’s sovereignty and security,” she said.


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China installs cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts: CNBC report

China installs cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts: CNBC reportChina has installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, U.S. news network CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing sources with direct knowledge of U.S. intelligence reports. The move, if confirmed, would mark the first Chinese missile deployments in the Spratly Islands, where several Asian countries including Vietnam and Taiwan have rival claims. The U.S. Defense Department, which opposes China’s installation of military facilities on outposts it has built up in the South China Sea, declined comment.


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