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Chinese moves decried by chief of Pacific Fleet

  • BRUCE ASATO / basato@staradvertiser.com

    Adm. Scott Swift spoke during a forum Monday at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.

  • Navy / New york times / may 2015

    Chinese dredging vessels operate in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Artillery vehicles have been spotted on an artificial island being built there.

The head of U.S. Pacific Fleet likened the “might makes right” actions usually attributed to China in the South China Sea to those taken by Japan preceding World War II in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more

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