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Three-way US-China drills possible: Australia

Three-way US-China drills possible: Australia

Defence Minister Stephen Smith Tuesday said Canberra would seriously consider trilateral military training with the United States and China following the announcement of a US troop buildup in Darwin. Smith said the move was suggested by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang […]


No need to panic over US Asia return: China media

No need to panic over US Asia return: China media

Chinese state media on Monday played down the impact of greater US involvement in Asia-Pacific after US President Barack Obama’s week-long trip in the region, saying there was “no need to panic”. Obama flew back to the United States on […]


China launches two satellites: state media

China launches two satellites: state media

China placed two satellites in orbit on Sunday, including a spacecraft that will collect and relay data for disaster relief efforts, state press reported. The two satellites were successfully launched aboard a Long March carrier rocket, China’s main space launch […]


Chinese Lessons from Other Peoples’ Wars

Chinese Lessons from Other Peoples’ Wars

The importance of China stems not only from its current international role and its influence on the Asia-Pacific region in particular, but also because China’s impact on global developments will likely continue to grow. One of our enduring imperatives is […]


Australia tells China not to interfere

Australia tells China not to interfere

Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has assured China the boosting of US troops on Australian soil was not directed at Beijing while warning the country not to interfere in Canberra’s security decisions. US President Barack Obama announced in Canberra on Wednesday […]


Obama Announces Expanded US Military Presence in Australia

Obama Announces Expanded US Military Presence in Australia

President Barack Obama joined Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard today to announce expanded military-to-military relationships between the two countries as they commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Australia-New Zealand-U.S. alliance. Speaking at a joint news conference in the Australian capital […]


China Expresses Reservations About US-Australia Security Pact

China Expresses Reservations About US-Australia Security Pact

China is questioning the value of Washington’s plan to strengthen military cooperation with Australia and update its defense treaty with the Philippines. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin called for discussions about the boosting of American troop deployment in East […]


DOD Monitors Supply System to Prevent Counterfeit Parts

DOD Monitors Supply System to Prevent Counterfeit Parts

The Defense Department is taking added steps to ensure that its equipment and supply chains contain no counterfeit parts, officials said. The department has a quality assurance process that identifies material that doesn’t conform to standards and determines the authenticity […]


China says sanctions ‘cannot solve’ Iran issue

China says sanctions ‘cannot solve’ Iran issue

China said Thursday sanctions would not “fundamentally solve” the Iranian nuclear issue and urged further dialogue to resolve an ongoing impasse over Tehran’s atomic programme. The comments come after the United States and Europe said they may pursue fresh sanctions […]


 
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