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China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

If international relations are driven by perceptions of relative strengths and weaknesses, then power projection matters the most. Power, as understood in modern statecraft, is contingent on a country’s willingness to project its capacity if not its intent. China’s initial […]


Chinese Varyag Aircraft Carrier Due to Sail Soon

Chinese Varyag Aircraft Carrier Due to Sail Soon

After nearly nine years of refurbishing work, the ex-Russian aircraft carrier Shilang will soon be carrying out her sea trials for the Chinese Navy. Originally built in a Ukrainian shipyard as a member of the Project 1143.5 class named Varyag, […]


Taiwan to build new stealth warship

Taiwan to build new stealth warship

Taiwan plans to build a new ‘stealth’ warship armed with guided-missiles next year in response to China’s naval build-up, a top military officer and a lawmaker said Monday. Construction of the prototype of the 500-tonne corvette is due to start […]


Chinese man swindled migrants in ‘US army’ scam

Chinese man swindled migrants in ‘US army’ scam

A Chinese man was arraigned on charges relating to his “recruitment” of Chinese men living in the United States into a fictitious US army unit. Yupeng Deng, 51, duped more than 100 Chinese immigrants into paying him to join a […]


China sells limited supplies of arms to Venezuela

China sells limited supplies of arms to Venezuela

China has sold “very limited” supplies of weapons to Venezuela as it increases its activities in Latin America, mainly for commercial reasons, a Defense Department official said Wednesday. David Helvey, an Asia expert at the Pentagon, declined to give details […]


Pakistan orders safety review of nuke plants

Pakistan orders safety review of nuke plants

Pakistan’s nuclear regulator on Tuesday ordered a safety review of the country’s two atomic power plants in the wake of Japan’s nuclear disaster, warning that further steps could be required. The Pakistan Nuclear Regulator Authority (PNRA) said it asked the […]


China Issues White Paper On National Defense to Enhance Transparency

China Issues White Paper On National Defense to Enhance Transparency

China on Thursday issued a white paper on national defense, aiming to enhance its military’s transparency and boost the world’s trust in its commitment to peaceful development. The document, the seventh of its kind the Chinese government has issued since […]


Cyberwar Between US And China In 2020

Cyberwar Between US And China In 2020

As Iran’s nuclear plant attack and Chinese-based hackers attacking Morgan Stanley demonstrate how the Internet can wreak havoc on business and governments, a new paper by a fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy hypothesizes what an all-out […]


China extends reach in South Asia with Nepal aid deal

China extends reach in South Asia with Nepal aid deal

China’s army chief wrapped up a high level visit to Nepal on Thursday, signing a new aid deal with Kathmandu’s military that further cements ties between the two neighbors. General Chen Bingde, chief of the general staff of China’s People’s […]


 
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