alt-(New York Times 18/3) US Navy Won't Alter Sail-Bys at Sea Despite China Maneuver: Vice Adm. Phillip Sawyer, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, told that Washington protested that "unprofessional behavior" by the Chinese ship.

-(Nikkei 16/3) Xi's SCS 'Fishermen' Risk Hooking U.S. Into Conflict: Chinese friction with Philippines and Vietnam raises odds of miscalculation.