The US flew two B1 bombers over disputed waters in the South China Sea. China stated that it was monitoring the flights (link).
ISIS claims to have executed two Chinese nationals taken hostage in Pakistan (link).
US Defense secretary sayed that North Korea represented an urgent military threat and a clear and present danger. He also criticized China over their buildup in the South China Sea (link).
Chinese fighters intercepted a US P-3A Orion over the same stretch of the South China Sea that a US destroyer navigated through a few days ago (link).
A US destroyer passed within 12 miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea (link).
A US Air Force plane described as being used to “detect radiation” was intercepted by Chinese fighters of the East China Sea. The intercept was described as “unprofessional” by a spokesman for the US Air Force (link).