Thursday, February 9, 2017

China 'Beefing-Up' Its Military Installations In The South China Sea

This infographic shows the reported buildup of military infrastructure on the Paracels by China.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of CSIS/AMTI

South China Morning Post: China ‘beefing up military’ on disputed islands in the South China Sea, says US think tank

Satellite images suggest further military build-up on the Paracel Islands, US researchers say

Satellite images suggest China has upgraded its military ­infrastructure in the disputed ­Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, ­according to a US think tank.

The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative at the Centre for Strategic and International ­Studies in Washington said on Wednesday that China now ­occupied 20 outposts in the ­Paracels, and that there had been an extensive military build-up on eight islands.

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More News On China 'Beefing-Up' Its Military Installations In The South China Sea

China upgrades military infrastructure on South China Sea islands, report claims -- Defense News
Will China Go To War With US? Military, Defense Building Up In Disputed South China Sea Region -- IBTimes
Beijing likely to build on South China Sea reef near Philippines, defense chief says -- The Japan Times
South China Sea: Red Lines And Propaganda Wars Flare Up Tensions -- Panos Mourdoukoutas, Forbes
Donald Trump's Huge South China Sea Problem (And What To Do About It) -- Amy Searight & Geoffrey Hartman, National Interest
How the South China Sea Could Heat Up Again in 2017 -- The Diplomat
Why China May Have Made a Massive Mistake in the South China Sea -- Grant Newsham, National Interest

1 comment:

jimbrown said...

This was allowed to happen by an incompetent administration. It will take some real skill to defuse this bomb.