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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 […]


Chinese military growing fast but concerns ‘regional’: IISS

Chinese military growing fast but concerns ‘regional’: IISS

China is building its military capability at a rapid pace but it remains a “regional power with regional concerns”, the think tank IISS said in its annual report on the world’s armies Tuesday. The respected International Institute for Strategic Studies […]


China will pursue ‘powerful’ military: Wen

China will pursue ‘powerful’ military: Wen

Premier Wen Jiabao vowed on Saturday that China would continue building a “powerful” military, one day after Beijing announced a return to double-digit percentage hikes in defence spending. “Strengthening national defence and building a powerful people’s army are important guarantees […]


Taiwan: Major US Arms Sales Since 1990

Taiwan: Major US Arms Sales Since 1990

This report discusses U.S. security assistance to Taiwan, or Republic of China (ROC), including policy issues for Congress and legislation. Congress has oversight of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), P.L. 96-8, which has governed arms sales to Taiwan since 1979, […]


 
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