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China pulled out the rhetorical big guns after The Hague's decision it did not have rights to the South China Sea.
China will maintain that the Tribunal does not have jurisdiction over sovereignty disputes, says Mark Mangan, an international arbitration specialist.
It is questionable whether China gave up its historical claims by ratifying the UN Conventions on the Law of the Sea, says APIIL's Daniel Fung.
Whether China adheres to The Hague's ruling will be a defining moment in its relationship with the great powers, says The Pain Report's Jonathan Pain.
The ruling defines maritime delimitation, which should facilitate negotiations when settling territorial disputes, says Universitas Indonesia's Mari Pangestu.
China believes that it has the right to conduct activities on the reefs, but it has not said it would continue, says Fudan University's Shen Dingli.
Even if China were to withdraw from the treaty, The Hague's decision can't be repealed and is legally binding, says NYU Law's Isaac Kardon.
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. does not want to see a rise in tensions but "freedom of navigation" must be respected.
A bilateral deal would be a concern, because basic laws such as freedom of navigation should be respected, says former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 12- Lockheed Martin Corp on Tuesday said it expected Europe's MBDA to submit a proposal for a new $4.5 billion missile defense system to the German defense ministry fairly soon, paving the way for negotiations with the government. Rick Edwards, who heads Lockheed's missiles and fire control business, told Reuters that he expected...
DEPUTY NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER BEN RHODES SAYS U.S., MYANMAR COULD BENEFIT IN LONG RUN FROM ADVANCING MILITARY TO MILITARY ENGAGEMENT, BUT MUST BE CALIBRATED.
DEPUTY NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR SAYS SEES FURTHER ROOM TO RELAX SANCTIONS ON MYANMAR.
"SIMPLY CANNOT AFFORD TO NEGLECT OR AVOID" SOUTH CHINA SEA ISSUE.
CARACAS, Venezuela— Venezuela's military is getting a major promotion as the socialist-run country struggles to combat severe shortages and stave off food riots. President Nicolas Maduro on Monday created a new government initiative to boost production and guarantee the smooth distribution of food supplies in the face of what he called economic sabotage...
The price of Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jet is coming down as commercial sales, CEO Marillyn Hewson says.
Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin CEO, discusses the introduction of its latest fighter jet and addresses criticism of cost overruns. Also Hewson weighs in on M&A in the industry and defense spending.
LONDON, July 10- International demand for U.S. weapons systems is expected to continue growing in coming years, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Sunday, citing strong interest in unmanned systems, munitions and fighter jets. U.S. arms sales approved by the Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency rose 36 percent to $46.6 billion in the fiscal year...
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 10- A top U.S. Air Force official on Sunday urged the U.S. government to speed up its consideration of long-standing bids by Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain to buy U.S. fighter jets, citing growing frustration among the key U.S. allies in the Gulf about delays in the process. Air Force Deputy Undersecretary Heidi Grant said she was trying to...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition looks headed for a victory in Sunday's upper house elections despite doubts on his economic policies and military aims.
North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Saturday, but it appeared to fail in the early stages of flight, South Korea's military said.