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    China Joins Naval Exercise as Regional Tensions Risei
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    June 16, 2014 4:47 PM
    Later this month, China will for the first time join the massive U.S.-led Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise, known as RIMPAC. Beijing's participation comes as tensions over maritime territorial disputes are growing between China and its Asian neighbors. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Beijing.

    China Joins Naval Exercise as Regional Tensions Rise

    Published June 16, 2014

    Later this month, China will for the first time join the massive U.S.-led Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise, known as RIMPAC. Beijing's participation comes as tensions over maritime territorial disputes are growing between China and its Asian neighbors. VOA's Bill Ide has more from Beijing.


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    by: Mas from: Tokyo
    June 17, 2014 2:18 AM
    China is joining Rimpac to show more transparency or to learn from US military tactics and training in the region?