China extending reach in sea, says US admiral
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The commander of US forces in the Pacific said Wednesday that major land reclamation by China a-at outpost in the south china sea could allow it to exert more influence over the contested area of deploy military asset such as long-range radar and advance missile system.adm. Samuel Locklear also told the Us house armed services committee that Russia has escalated military activity in Asia- Pacific in recent months to a near Cold War- level. In the past year, China has conducted massive land reclamation at previously submerged reefs in the South China Sea despite a US call for a freeze on such construction to give time for diplomacy to work between China and its neighbors in Southeast Asia.
China extending reach in sea, says US admiral. (2015 April 17). Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A8.
- Philippine Daily Inquirer