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North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Test Was To Get US Attention, Japanese Lawmaker Says

9/13/16 Pyongyang’s fifth nuclear test was intended for an audience in Washington, lawmaker Antonio Inoki said Tuesday, citing a face-to-face conversation in Pyongyang with North Korea’s top foreign affairs official, Ri Su Yongk.

Pagan: The Tropical Paradise the US Wants to Turn into a War Zone

Pagan: The Tropical Paradise the US Wants to Turn into a War Zone

9/13/16 Even here, in a region bursting with natural beauty, it is hard to imagine a more idyllic scene than Green Beach on Pågan island. Azure waters roll ashore before disappearing into the volcanic sand on a perfectly shaped horseshoe beach; on the horizon, cliffs plunge into darker open water that stretches, unhindered, more than 1,600 miles to the north-east coast of the Philippines.

Philippines’ Duterte Eyes Arms from China, Ends Joint Patrols with United States

Philippines’ Duterte Eyes Arms from China, Ends Joint Patrols with United States

9/13/16 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he’s considering buying weapons from Russia and China and ending joint patrols with US forces in the South China Sea.

US Flies Bombers over South Korea in Show of Force against North after Nuclear Test

US Flies Bombers over South Korea in Show of Force against North after Nuclear Test

9/13/16 The United States on Tuesday sent nuclear-capable supersonic bombers streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force meant to cow North Korea after its recent nuclear test and also to settle rattled nerves in the South.

Philippines Guarantees US Deal Intact as Duterte’s Salvos Test Ties

Philippines Guarantees US Deal Intact as Duterte’s Salvos Test Ties

9/14/16 The Philippines moved to shore up relations with the United States on Tuesday with guarantees that a treaty between them would be honored and security ties were “rock solid,” despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s railings against Washington.

Philippine President Wants US Forces Out of Restive South

Philippine President Wants US Forces Out of Restive South

9/12/16 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he wants U.S. forces out of his country’s south and blamed America for inflaming Muslim insurgencies in the region, in his first public statement opposing the presence of American troops.

Beijing Warns US to Stay Out of South China Sea Dispute

Beijing Warns US to Stay Out of South China Sea Dispute

9/8/16 China has sent a coded warning to the United States to stay out of the South China Sea dispute after Beijing was again accused of building permanent structures on islands in the area.

War of Words: China Rebukes US and Japan over South China Sea as Summit Wraps Up in Laos

War of Words: China Rebukes US and Japan over South China Sea as Summit Wraps Up in Laos

9/8/16 China lashed out at the United States and Japan on Thursday, accusing the two allies of trying to foment discord between Beijing and its Southeast Asian neighbours over lingering tensions in the South China Sea.

6 US Military Veterans Join Helipad Protest in Okinawa

6 US Military Veterans Join Helipad Protest in Okinawa

9/9/16 Former U.S. Marine Matthew Hoh once served his country in Okinawa Prefecture, leading war drills in the forest here.

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