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DOD Report: North Korea Still Critical US Security Threat

DOD Report: North Korea Still Critical US Security Threat

North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear capabilities and development of long-range ballistic missile programs make it one of the most critical U.S. security challenges in Northeast Asia, according to the Defense Department’s first report to Congress on that nation’s military development. […]


Sea Power and American Interests in the Western Pacific

Sea Power and American Interests in the Western Pacific

China sees American sea power in East Asian waters as threatening to itself, its regional aspirations, and possibly its global access. So it is mounting a challenge with anti-ship missiles, submarines, and a growing fleet of its own. However, the […]


Taiwan to Deploy 3 More PAC-3 Antimissile Batteries

Taiwan to Deploy 3 More PAC-3 Antimissile Batteries

Three U.S.-made Patriot antimissile air defense batteries will be deployed in southern Taiwan, in addition to the one already in northern Taiwan, Deputy Defense Minister Andrew Yang said Thursday. Responding to lawmakers’ questions in the Legislative Yuan’s Foreign and National […]


China military planes flew close to disputed isles: report

China military planes flew close to disputed isles: report

Chinese military planes, mostly fighter jets, made more than 40 flights close to Tokyo-controlled islands at the center of a territorial dispute on a single day this week, a press report said Saturday. The flights took place on Tuesday, when […]


Japanese PM warns China against landings

Japanese PM warns China against landings

Japan would respond with force if China attempts to land on the disputed Senkaku Islands, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in Parliament. Abe was responding to a question about what he was prepared to do if Chinese ships sailing close […]


China’s Second Aircraft Carrier Will Be “Larger”

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier Will Be “Larger”

A senior officer with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy said on Tuesday that “China will have more than one aircraft carrier.” Song Xue, deputy chief of staff of the PLA Navy, told foreign military attaches at a ceremony to […]


China, Romania key sources of hacking: report

China and Romania were by far the largest sources of confirmed hacking attempts last year, with China’s mostly from state-controlled sources aimed at data theft, a new report said Tuesday. Verizon’s 2013 Data Breach Investigations report said 30 percent of […]


China’s Defense Paper Stresses New Military Employment

China’s Defense Paper Stresses New Military Employment

China on Tuesday issued a white paper on national defense elaborating on its new security challenges in peacetime and the employment of armed forces to cope with them. The document, the eighth of its kind issued by the Chinese government […]


World Military Spending Falls, But China, Russia’s Spending Rises

World Military Spending Falls, But China, Russia’s Spending Rises

World military expenditure totalled $1.75 trillion in 2012, a fall of 0.5 per cent in real terms since 2011, according to figures released today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The comprehensive annual update of the SIPRI Military Expenditure […]


 
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