Monday, February 23, 2015
China Builds Fortress in the Sea
China has built an island fortress on a disputed reef, raising concerns over their military ambitions in the South China Sea.
Satellite images show that an artificial island with two piers, a helipad and a cement plant has appeared within the past nine months at Hughes Reef in the Spratly Islands.
China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei have all registered claims to the territory, leading to increased military tensions recently.
at 2/23/2015 09:30:00 AM