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Fiji turns to Russia, China amid strained regional ties

Fiji turns to Russia, China amid strained regional ties

Fiji’s military ruler said Sunday he would meet Beijing’s leaders in China this month, a week after unveiling an official trip to Russia, as he looks beyond strained regional ties in the South Pacific. Voreqe Bainimarama has been banned from […]


US Sees China Missile Launch As Test of Muscle

US Sees China Missile Launch As Test of Muscle

The U.S. government believes a Chinese missile launch this week was the first test of a new interceptor that could be used to destroy a satellite in orbit, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on Wednesday. China launched a rocket […]


Japan PM warns of possible military response to subs

Japan PM warns of possible military response to subs

Hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday Tokyo could mount a military response if foreign submarines enter its territorial waters while underwater, as Japan and China continue to squabble over islands. Abe’s comment came after Japan’s Defence Ministry said a […]


China’s Navy Forms First Carrier-Borne Jet Force

China’s Navy Forms First Carrier-Borne Jet Force

A carrier-borne aviation force has been formally established as part of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, military sources said on Friday. The forming of the force, approved by the Central Military Commission (CMC), demonstrates that the development of China’s […]


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 […]


DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

A Defense Department report released today describes China’s military modernization and the Chinese army’s interaction with other forces, including those of the United States, a senior Pentagon official said today. The annual report — titled “2013 Military and Security Developments […]


Beijing says US defence report hypes China threat

Beijing says US defence report hypes China threat

Beijing on Tuesday dismissed an annual Pentagon report that accused it of widespread cyberspying on the US government, rejecting it as an “irresponsible” attempt to drum up fear of China as a military threat. The paper came as concerns in […]


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 […]


 
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