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China naval fleet seen off northern Japan

China naval fleet seen off northern Japan

A Chinese naval fleet was Sunday spotted sailing for the first time through an international strait between northern Japan and Russia’s far east, the Japanese defence ministry said. The two missile destroyers, two frigates and a supply ship passed through […]


Pentagon chief, Chinese official discuss military ties

Pentagon chief, Chinese official discuss military ties

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel on Friday hosted Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi for talks on military ties between the two countries, including the delicate issue of cyber security, officials said. With a Chinese delegation in the US capital this week […]


Taiwan Makes Pitch for Purchase of F-35 Fighter Jets

Taiwan Makes Pitch for Purchase of F-35 Fighter Jets

A delegation from the Taiwan-US Inter-Parliamentary Amity Association of Taiwan’s Legislature said Wednesday in Washington that Taiwan wants to purchase advanced F-35 fighter jets that best suit its defense needs. Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator and Association Chairman Lin Yu-fang briefed reporters […]


US, China to take up hacking, business rows

US, China to take up hacking, business rows

The United States and China will on Wednesday try to find common ground on rows ranging from hacking to trade access, with few expectations of breakthroughs. Senior officials will hold talks Wednesday and Thursday in Washington in the Strategic and […]


China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

The question of how the United States should respond to China’s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has emerged as a key issue in U.S. defense planning. The question is of particular importance to the U.S. Navy, because […]


China, South Korea agree to push North Korea denuclearization

China, South Korea agree to push North Korea denuclearization

China and South Korea will keep pushing to end North Korea’s nuclear program, their leaders declared Thursday at a high-profile summit between Pyongyang’s closest ally and its key rival. “We have agreed that under any circumstances, North Korea’s nuclear (weapons) […]


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, […]


Snowden exit: Hong Kong revels in its rule of law

Snowden exit: Hong Kong revels in its rule of law

Hong Kong has risked the threat of US reprisals in allowing Edward Snowden to leave. But its government insists that the rule of law took primacy for a territory that jealously guards its separateness from mainland China. On social media, […]


 
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