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Putin in China to cement key alliance

Putin in China to cement key alliance

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in China on Tuesday for a three-day visit aimed at bolstering a crucial alliance that has seen the giant neighbours block further action against Syria. Both energy and foreign policy cooperation are high on the […]


Dempsey Details Plan For ‘Singapore-Managed’ Ships

Dempsey Details Plan For ‘Singapore-Managed’ Ships

The Littoral Combat Ships that will soon begin rotational deployment to Singapore are an example of the increased military engagement called for under the U.S. Asia-Pacific strategy, Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey said today. En route from Singapore to the […]


‘Europe must rethink defence’ after US naval shift to Asia

‘Europe must rethink defence’ after US naval shift to Asia

France said Sunday Europe needed to rethink its defence strategy as the US repositions the majority of its naval fleet to the Pacific. French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said questions relating to Europe’s defence framework have emerged due to […]


US sees strategic role for Vietnam’s southern port

US sees strategic role for Vietnam’s southern port

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Sunday a former port used by US forces in the Vietnam War could play a pivotal role in the American military’s shift towards the Asia-Pacific. Panetta’s visit to Cam Ranh Bay was the first […]


China urges US to respect its interests in Asia

China urges US to respect its interests in Asia

Beijing urged the United States Thursday to respect its interests in the Asia Pacific, as US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta began a visit to the region aimed at shoring up US naval power. Panetta’s visit follows the strategic shift towards […]


Panetta Travels to Asia to Discuss Refocus On Region

Panetta Travels to Asia to Discuss Refocus On Region

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta will put meat on the bones of what the refocus on the Asia-Pacific region means to the U.S. military during a week-long trip to Asia that begins today. Panetta will speak about the new defense […]


US to renew naval power in Asia-Pacific: Panetta

US to renew naval power in Asia-Pacific: Panetta

The United States will renew its naval power across the Asia-Pacific region and stay “vigilant” in the face of China’s growing military, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday. On the eve of a trip to Asia that will include stops […]


Europe and Asia to Drive Market Growth In Unmanned Aerial Systems

Europe and Asia to Drive Market Growth In Unmanned Aerial Systems

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones have repeatedly proved their worth in recent conflicts. Drones have certain inherent advantages over manned platforms, motivating the interest of military forces and driving the market for military drones. Despite projections for a substantial […]


China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

China faced two potentially serious internal challenges to its stability in early 2012. A village uprising in Wukan, Guangdong, turned into an unplanned democracy experiment, as the central government uncharacteristically responded to local grievances by allowing the villagers to hold […]


 
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