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Military spending has risen considerably in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years and several states in the region are engaged in major arms acquisition programs. Despite generally positive interstate relations, fears have been expressed about the impact of these developments on regional stability and poverty-reduction efforts. Allaying such fears requires high levels of [...]
The Chinese Defense Ministry held its first-ever regular press conference in Beijing Wednesday afternoon in a bid to showcase the Chinese military’s transparency. The press conference ran for half an hour, during which Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng answered questions on topics ranging from Internet security and the test-flight of China’s new J-20 stealth fighter jet [...]
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 1998, says China will never seek hegemony, nor will it adopt the approach of military [...]
WASHINGTON: China has made some progress, but not enough, in military transparency, and the Chinese decision to suspend military-to-military contacts with the United States is acting against the interests of both countries, according to the latest annual report in a congressionally mandated series. Defense Department officials released “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic [...]
The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony today asked the top brass of Indian Air Force to strike a fine balance between plugging the gaps in the procurement procedures and optimizing transparency and fairness in defence dealings without compromising on country’s defence preparedness. Addressing the Air Force Commanders’ Conference here, he said the primacy of air [...]