Solomon Islands suspends US naval ships from docking

Solomon Islands suspends US naval ships from docking

Mr. Manasseh Sogavare, Prime Minister of Solomon Islands – Photo: AP Relations between the Solomon Islands and the United States have been strained since the Solomons signed a security agreement with China in April. “On August 29, the United States …

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US and China vying for influence in the South Pacific

US and China vying for influence in the South Pacific

China is working to increase its influence in the South Pacific, while the United States has long sought to build trust with island nations. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s 10-day trip to the South Pacific Ocean is bringing the world’s …

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The US Coast Guard has its first female commander

The US Coast Guard has its first female commander

Admiral Linda L. Fagan assumed command of the Coast Guard, becoming the first woman to lead a branch of the US armed forces. “During her decades of service, Admiral Linda L. Fagan has demonstrated exceptional skill, integrity, and commitment to …

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US deploys coast guard ships to Southeast Asia

US deploys coast guard ships to Southeast Asia

US Vice President Harris speaks during a meeting with ASEAN leaders on May 13 – Photo: REUTERS “We stand with our allies and partners in upholding the rules-based maritime order, including freedom of navigation and international law,” Vice President Harris …

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Chinese warship reaches the US coast of Alaska

Chinese warship reaches the US coast of Alaska

The US Coast Guard said it had detected a group of Chinese warships off the coast of Alaska late last month – Photo: US COAST GUARD September 14, newspaper South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported that the US Coast Guard …

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