China Activities on Disputed Islands Fuels Fear of Military Buildup New fears are arising from the East as a new report indicates that China’s development activities on disputed territory around the Spratly Islands are feeding suspicions that Beijing aims to establish military bases across the South China Sea, according to US Department of State spokesperson Jen Psaki. She went on to say “China’s land reclamation and construction activities are fueling greater anxiety within the region about China’s intentions amid concerns they may militarize outposts in disputed land features in the South China Sea,”  FULL REPORT