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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 […]


Taiwan missile test flops again

Taiwan missile test flops again

Taiwan’s air force said Wednesday that two out of four missiles missed their targets during a drill earlier this week, two months after a similar failure left military leaders red-faced. The missiles that failed in Monday’s test included a US-made […]


China preventing UN action on Libya: France

China preventing UN action on Libya: France

Veto-wielding member China is blocking UN Security Council action on Libya while the United States has yet to define its position, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said Tuesday. “If today we are stuck, it’s not only because Europe is impotent, […]


India world’s biggest arms importer: think tank

India world’s biggest arms importer: think tank

India has been the world’s biggest weapons importer over the last five years, Swedish think-tank SIPRI reported Monday, naming four Asian countries among the top five arms importers. The report also highlighted how the world’s major arms supplying countries had […]


Pakistan Navy seeks approval to purchase Chinese submarines

Pakistan Navy seeks approval to purchase Chinese submarines

Pakistan’s Defence Ministry has asked the federal cabinet to approve the purchase of conventional Chinese submarines to counter “emerging threats” that the country faces, according to a media report on Wednesday. The acquisition of the Chinese vessels will pave the […]


 
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