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Army seeking in-depth engagements in Asia-Pacific theater

Army seeking in-depth engagements in Asia-Pacific theater

Countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region are “excited by our increased participation here,” said the Army component commander for that area. “We intend to put into motion a pathway of activity (for the Army) into multiple countries for extended periods of […]


Taiwan Warns of Potential Strategic Shift In East Asia

Taiwan Warns of Potential Strategic Shift In East Asia

In its annual national defense report, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense warns its neighbors, the United States and its own people that by 2020 the People’s Republic of China will be able to conduct a successful invasion of the island. […]


Extensive Naval Re-Armament Programs Spur Global Military Naval Market

Extensive Naval Re-Armament Programs Spur Global Military Naval Market

The implementation of extensive naval re-armament programmes, particularly in the Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Russia, has been a key growth factor for global military vessels and support in service (SIS) market. The market development has also been supported by the […]


US Significantly Boosts Military Funding For Southeast Asia

US Significantly Boosts Military Funding For Southeast Asia

The United States has announced a major increase in U.S. funding for military education and training programs in Southeast Asia. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made the announcement Sunday during a speech at the Malaysian Institute of Defense and Security […]


Hagel, Chang Seek to Bolster Military-To-Military Relations

Hagel, Chang Seek to Bolster Military-To-Military Relations

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese Minister of National Defense Gen. Chang Wanquan today announced that their countries will take a series of steps to improve military-to-military relations. Speaking to reporters at a Pentagon news conference, both leaders said that […]


China’s defense minister at Pentagon for talks Monday

China’s defense minister at Pentagon for talks Monday

The Pentagon will host China’s Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan for talks Monday at a time of “positive momentum” in military relations between the two countries, a US official said. Chang was due to start his visit Friday in Hawaii […]


As Global Unrest Spreads, US Slashes Military Readiness

As Global Unrest Spreads, US Slashes Military Readiness

There are still some ways in which newspapers capture the moment better than blogs or social media. One such way is their ability to display the full extent of global chaos, a topic so diverse and variegated that it is […]


Asia Pacific defence budgets to outstrip North America by 2021

Asia Pacific defence budgets to outstrip North America by 2021

Defence budgets in the Asia Pacific region will overtake the United States and Canada by 2021, according to a study by respected analysts IHS Jane’s published on Tuesday. Weapons spending in China and other Asia Pacific countries is expected to […]


The Evolving Military Balance in the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia

The Evolving Military Balance in the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia

“The Evolving Military Balance in the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia” describes the strategy, force deployments, and the military balance in potential current and future scenarios involving the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea, People’s Republic of China, […]


 
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