Latest "Hong Kong" stories
Like Imperial Japan in its heyday, which misjudged its sea power position and adopted a failed continental strategy, China seems intent on subjugating its neighbors and poorest trading partners, the authors warn.
By Bruce A. Elleman and Sarah C. M. Paine, Naval War College
China said Monday it will suspend U.S. military ship and aircraft visits to Hong Kong and sanction several American pro-democracy and human rights groups in retaliation for the signing into law of legislation supporting anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous territory.
Beijing's first aircraft carrier will take part in a naval review Tuesday marking the People's Republic navy's 70th anniversary, joined by latest-generation nuclear submarines, destroyers and fighter jets.
With U.S. troops gone from South Vietnam, China made a move at sea in 1974. The ripple effects are still being felt.
By Carl O. Shuster, Vietnam Magazine