“Recent land reclamation activity has little legal effect, but will support China’s ability to sustain longer patrols in the South...
"The rules of engagement are trapped in the jaws of political confusion about the mission."
Carter pledged on a visit to Vietnam last year to provide it $18 million to help its coast guard buy U.S...
The US military has about 62,000 permanently assigned service members in Europe
The U.S. State Department said a small number of diplomatic families would be affected but did not give numbers.
Negotiating prisoner releases with the Pentagon was like "punching a pillow," said a State Department official
"No claimants were notified prior to the transit, which is consistent with our normal process and international law," Pentagon spokesman...
North Korea told U.N. agencies on Tuesday it plans to launch a satellite as early as next week
"We need others to carry their weight, there should be no free riders."
China's steps are "driving towards a result that none of us wants."
Lieutenant General Ron Lewis would report to the Army Vice Chief of Staff while the allegations are investigated.
"The B-52s were on a routine mission in the South China Sea."