15-12-16: China allegedly steps up militarization in South China Sea

By Anya Palm

According to satellite photos obtained by the American think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies, China appears to have installed weapons on all seven disputed islands in the South China Sea.

China has officially stated that it has no intentions of further military presence in the area, but the new findings seem to contradict that.

http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/China-deploys-weapons-on-islets-in-South-China-Sea-US-think-tank