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  • ** FILE ** U.S. Pacific Command's Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, talks to the media following a session on "Security Outlook" in the ongoing World Economic Forum on East Asia Friday, May 23, 2014, at the financial district of Makati city east of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    US commander warns about China-Vietnam standoff

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  • ** FILE ** U.S. Pacific Command's Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III, talks to the media following a session on "Security Outlook" in the ongoing World Economic Forum on East Asia Friday, May 23, 2014, at the financial district of Makati city east of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    U.S. commander warns of China-Vietnam standoff spreading to region

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  • Correction: United States-Asia-Military story

    In a story March 25 about top U.S. military officers in the Asia-Pacific region voicing concern about the impact of budget cuts, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the commander of U.S. forces in South Korea, Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti.

  • US Pacific chief concern over Japan-China tension

    The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Thursday the tensions between China and Japan are likely to grow unless they talk to each other.

  • Adm. Samuel Locklear, commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, says he takes North Korea's KN-08 missiles seriously, whether they are mock-ups or not. (Associated Press)

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  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    SMITH: China draws a line in the ocean

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