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China, Central Asian countries hold anti-terror drill

China, Central Asian countries hold anti-terror drill

China, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan conducted a joint anti-terror drill in the restive western region Xinjiang, where anger against Beijing has led to attacks on police, state media reported Saturday. The one-day exercise on Friday was aimed at better coordinating efforts […]


Asia Will be Heart of US Security Policy

Asia Will be Heart of US Security Policy

While the United States is confronting terrorism and hostile regimes in places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and Libya, leaders also are looking eastward to shape U.S. security policy for the long-term, the Pentagon’s top policy official said last night. “When […]


China extends reach in South Asia with Nepal aid deal

China extends reach in South Asia with Nepal aid deal

China’s army chief wrapped up a high level visit to Nepal on Thursday, signing a new aid deal with Kathmandu’s military that further cements ties between the two neighbors. General Chen Bingde, chief of the general staff of China’s People’s […]


Asia to be biggest aircraft market by 2029: Airbus

Asia to be biggest aircraft market by 2029: Airbus

HONG KONG: Asia will emerge as the world’s biggest aircraft market by 2029, accounting for a third of worldwide plane deliveries as the middle class drives demand, Airbus has said. The European plane maker also said it was experiencing surging […]


US military to boost naval fleet in Asia

US military to boost naval fleet in Asia

A top US naval commander said Monday that Washington plans to boost its military presence in Asia, while warning that China should expand its own forces in a “responsible and constructive” way. The United States has expressed concerns about Beijing’s […]


Asia Recalibrates Defense to China’s Fast Growing Military

Asia Recalibrates Defense to China’s Fast Growing Military

China’s fast growing military might have made some of its neighbors uneasy about the security outlook in East Asia. Recently, Japan made significant changes to its defense posture with an eye on China. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates earlier this […]


China calls for ‘mutual trust’ in regional security

China calls for ‘mutual trust’ in regional security

Beijing: A senior Chinese official has called for “mutual trust” to govern security in the region in comments published Friday, as Beijing grapples with a host of maritime disputes involving its neighbours. China’s firm stance on territorial rows with Tokyo […]


Jordan, US conduct exercise in Southwest Asia

Jordan, US conduct exercise in Southwest Asia

AZRAQ, JORDAN: Falcon Air Meet 2010, held at Azraq Royal Jordanian Air Base, Jordan, brought men and women from various countries together to share their different cultures, reinforce standards, and build relationships, trust and respect. A friendly competition was a […]


US military seeks to expand presence in Asia: Gates

US military seeks to expand presence in Asia: Gates

Melbourne: The US military plans to bolster its presence across Asia and is looking at an expansion of ties with Australia’s armed forces, Defence Secretary Robert Gates said. Building up defence cooperation with Australia would reinforce a broader effort to […]


 
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