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Taiwan adds new ships to patrol disputed islands

Taiwan adds new ships to patrol disputed islands

Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou on Saturday unveiled two new ships that will join the patrol in waters off disputed islands in the East China Sea at the centre of a regional territorial row. “We will gradually build up our capabilities […]


US strategy takes Korean crisis into new territory

US strategy takes Korean crisis into new territory

Soaring tensions on the Korean peninsula have seen dire North Korean threats met with an unusually assertive US response that analysts warn could take a familiar game into dangerous territory. By publicly highlighting its recent deployment of nuclear-capable B-52 and […]


Movement at NKorea’s missile sites: source

Movement at NKorea’s missile sites: source

A South Korean source says there’s been a sharp increase in personnel and vehicle movement at the North’s mid- and long-range missile sites as tension on the divided peninsula rises. The revelation, which the Yonhap news agency attributes to an […]


US F-22 stealth jets join South Korea drills amid saber-rattling

US F-22 stealth jets join South Korea drills amid saber-rattling

The United States sent F-22 stealth fighter jets to South Korea on Sunday to join military drills aimed at underscoring the U.S. commitment to defend Seoul in the face of an intensifying campaign of threats from North Korea. The advanced, […]


China to buy Russian fighters, subs: state media

China to buy Russian fighters, subs: state media

China has agreed to buy two dozen fighter jets and four submarines from Russia, state media reported Monday, the country’s first large-scale weapons technology purchases from Moscow in a decade. The agreement to buy the 24 Su-35 fighters and four […]


Papers link top China university to army hacking unit

Papers link top China university to army hacking unit

Researchers at one of China’s top universities collaborated with a Chinese army unit accused of carrying out hacking attacks on the United States, academic papers published online show. The elite Shanghai Jiaotong University conducted network security research with People’s Liberation […]


Chinese Leader Vows Stronger Military Ties With Russia

Chinese Leader Vows Stronger Military Ties With Russia

Newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping has affirmed that China and Russia will continue to strengthen and develop their military, political and strategic relations, including cooperation between their armed forces. Xi Jinping, who is on a three-day visit to Russia – […]


Taiwan Confirms Plan to Study Submarine Feasibility

Taiwan Confirms Plan to Study Submarine Feasibility

The Ministry of National Defense has launched efforts to study the feasibility of building indigenous submarines, according to a statement released yesterday. The ministry “is accurately reviewing the relevant plans and budgets” for a four-year project it brought to the […]


The New Arms Race In Asia

The New Arms Race In Asia

Two recent studies have shown that, essentially, an arms race is in full swing in Asia – cause for serious concern, considering the number of simmering conflicts in the region. The national interests of Asian countries are growing along with […]


 
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