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Beijing tones down its rhetoric in aftermath of Obama's Asia tour pronouncements

Beijing tones down its rhetoric in aftermath of Obama's Asia tour pronouncements

By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com The Chinese Communist Party leadership has toned down its aggressive rhetoric regarding the South China Sea in an apparent effort to blunt the growth of Washington’s “anti-China containment policy.” During his recent tour of Hawaii, Australia and Indonesia, President Barack Obama gave indirect support to the claims of several Association of […]

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China puts Asian neighbors on notice about relying on U.S. security umbrella

Asian countries should be on guard against the “danger” of feeling they can “do whatever they want” because of the U.S. military presence in the region, the Chinese Communist Party’s People’s Daily said in a commentary. The opinion piece said it was understandable that some Asian countries may be uncomfortable with China’s rise and emphasized […]