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Two US Navy carriers participate in training exercises near Philippines

NY Times News Service, BEIJING

“The Chinese side is determined to increase its power, and [US President Barack] Obama is determined to defend the United States’ position,” said Shi Yinhong (時殷弘), a professor of international relations at Renmin University in Beijing.

Both militaries need to be cautious in the South China Sea, said China Institute of International Studies Department of American Studies director Teng Jianqun (滕建群), who also attended the conference.

“Any misunderstanding could lead to a disaster between the two countries,” Teng said.

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