China said it monitored, followed, and warned the USS Lassen as it "illegally" entered waters near islands and reefs in the South China Sea without Beijing's permission.
'The US Will Fly, Sail, and Operate Wherever International Law Allows': Tensions Rise in the South China Sea
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has sent out a strong message to Beijing, as Taiwan today announced it will increase its coast guard presence on a small island in the South China Sea Spratlys.
China's artificial islands in the South China Sea are about more than military airstrips — the country is trying to artificially create a legal claim to territorial sovereignty.
The TPP trade deal is being negotiated mostly in secret, but one US Congressman with knowledge of some details told us how terrible it is.
The Sultan of Brunei just imposed controversial Sharia law, which imposes harsh penalties, including death by stoning for homosexuality.
Some punishments includes whippings and amputations for crimes such as alcohol consumption and theft.
No one really knows why Brunei is introducing Sharia law, but the Southeast Asian nation is stepping closer to "perfect dictatorship."
The tiny, exceptionally wealthy Southeast Asian nation of Brunei rarely makes headlines, unless one of its absurdly loaded royals names his yacht Tits (which actually happened). But this week Brunei will institute Sharia law on its Muslim...