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China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

China’s defence minister on Friday sought to soothe concerns over the country’s growing armed forces, saying its military modernization is rooted in both past humiliations and a present need to combat threats including terrorism. “The remarkable growth of China’s comprehensive […]


China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China faced two potentially serious internal challenges to its stability in early 2012. A village uprising in Wukan, Guangdong, turned into an unplanned democracy experiment, as the central government uncharacteristically responded to local grievances by allowing the villagers to hold […]


US view of China’s military threat ‘groundless’

US view of China’s military threat ‘groundless’

Beijing: Washington’s view that China’s increasingly advanced weaponry could undermine US military power in the Pacific were “groundless and irresponsible,” China’s defence ministry said Thursday. “China’s military development is always a positive factor for both regional and global peace and […]


China planning huge navy upgrade: commander

China planning huge navy upgrade: commander

Beijing: China’s navy will develop a new generation of warships and aircraft to give it much longer-range capabilities, its commander-in-chief said in comments published Thursday. Admiral Wu Shengli told the state-run China Daily newspaper the Chinese navy wanted to develop […]


 
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