China's Atypical Response To US Navy FONOPS May Be a Message to Trump Administration

Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Decatur, left, and Chinese warship PRC 170, right, during what the US Navy called an unsafe and unprofessional incident in the South China Sea on Sept. 30, 2018. US Navy photo, obtained by gCaptain. China ratcheted…

Mattis cancels China trip after Chinese, US Navy destroyers nearly collide

Mattis cancels China trip after Chinese, US Navy destroyers nearly collide WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that U.S.-Chinese relations have not worsened despite canceling his visit to the rival nation one day after a Chinese ship veered…

Chinese Warship Nearly Rams US Navy Destroyer

A Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) destroyer came too close for comfort Sunday while confronting a U.S. Navy destroyer in a brazen show of force in the South China Sea. In a maneuver officials are calling “unsafe and unprofessional,”…

China Says Navy Drove US Warship From South China Sea Reef

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China Denies US Navy Ship's Request for Hong Kong Visit

A Lockheed Martin F-35B stealth fighter about to make a vertical landing on the USS Wasp, which won’t be visiting Hong Kong. Photo: issei kato/Reuters 84 Comments By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef The Wall Street Journal Biography…

China won't let US Navy ship dock in Hong Kong amid trade tensions

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE HONG KONG — China has denied a request for a U.S. warship to visit Hong Kong, American officials said Tuesday….

Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms

REFILE – CORRECTING BYLINE Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem enter a hall for their talks in Moscow, Russia August 30, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov By Tom Balmforth and Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will…

Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will begin a major naval exercise in the Mediterranean on Saturday, the Ministry of Defense announced, a move the Kremlin said was justified by a failure to deal with militants in Syria’s Idlib province. REFILE –…

Iran Says It Has Full Control of Gulf, US Navy Does Not Belong There

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Iran Says It Has Full Control of Gulf, US Navy Does Not Belong There  U.S. News & World Report Iran claims it now controls the Straits of Hormuz and this could trigger US-Iran war  Next Big Future…

Gaza fishing boats challenging Israeli blockade draw navy fire

GAZA (Reuters) – A group of Palestinian fishing boats that sailed off the shore of Gaza to challenge an Israeli naval blockade of the coastal enclave drew warning shots from the Israeli navy on Saturday, the boats’ organizers said. About…