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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, […]


Chinese patrols in Asian seas ‘legitimate’: general

Chinese patrols in Asian seas ‘legitimate’: general

Chinese warships will continue to patrol waters where Beijing has territorial claims, a top general said Sunday, amid simmering rows with neighbouring countries over the South China Sea and islands controlled by Japan. Lieutenant General Qi Jianguo, deputy chief of […]


US shift to Asia on track despite budget cuts: admiral

US shift to Asia on track despite budget cuts: admiral

Plans to expand the American naval presence in the Pacific with new ships and hi-tech weaponry will go ahead despite steep budget cuts, the US Navy chief said before a trip to the region. Admiral Jonathan Greenert told AFP in […]


Crisis In Northeast Asia Makes The Case For JLENS

Crisis In Northeast Asia Makes The Case For JLENS

It takes a crisis to concentrate the mind. Faced with unusually bellicose rhetoric from the regime in Pyongyang, the Obama Administration reversed course on National Missile Defense (NMD) and is rapidly bolstering its theater air and missile defenses in the […]


The New Arms Race In Asia

The New Arms Race In Asia

Two recent studies have shown that, essentially, an arms race is in full swing in Asia – cause for serious concern, considering the number of simmering conflicts in the region. The national interests of Asian countries are growing along with […]


Carter Visits Asia to Discuss Common Security Challenges

Carter Visits Asia to Discuss Common Security Challenges

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling to Asia to meet with U.S. allies and partners and continue defense consultations on a range of common security challenges. Carter will visit defense and government officials in Yokota, Japan; Seoul, South Korea; […]


Russian Weapons Sales Shift Away From East

Russian Weapons Sales Shift Away From East

Russia is losing arms markets in Asia and the Middle East, two of its traditional strongholds, but gaining new ones in Latin America and Africa, a Russian arms official said this week ahead of an aviation expo in India, a […]


 
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