Woody Island

China Returns Missiles to South China Sea Island

Satellite images taken on Friday revealed that China has returned surface-to-air missiles to Woody Island in the Paracels, restoring them to exactly the same positions they occupied before tensions with the United States prompted Beijing to withdraw the weapons.

Beijing's South China Sea bombers fly in the face of protests

Mattis: U.S. Will ‘Confront’ Out of Step Behavior in South China Sea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that the U.S. would confront behavior out of step with international law, in response to a question about U.S. defense policy towards China’s increasing deployment of military weapons on territories in the South China Sea.

Beijing's South China Sea bombers fly in the face of protests