WEST POINT—President Barack Obama warned Wednesday that the United States was ready to respond to China’s “aggression” toward its neighbors at sea but said Washington should lead by example by ratifying a key treaty.
In a wide-ranging speech on foreign policy to US military cadets at West Point, Obama said that the United States should shun isolationism and that its military must be prepared for crises.
17:00 South China Sea: US sails warship near disputed islands
13:38 Exclusive: U.S. carries out freedom-of-navigation operation in South China Sea1
11:12 Philippines’ Duterte called for a ‘separation’ from U.S. His trade minister is now backtracking3
23:09 Duterte allows Xi to take lead on South China Sea issue1