Vietnam to Acquire Japanese Maritime Surveillance Ships
August 02, 2014
Vietnam to Acquire Japanese Maritime Surveillance Ships
Japan will sell Vietnam six used maritime surveillance vessels in a deal worth $5 million.
Vietnam to Acquire Japanese Maritime Surveillance Ships
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
August 01, 2014
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
In a move that will almost certainly anger China, Japan announced Friday that it is naming five of the disputed islands.
Japan Names Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands
Japan, France to Enhance Defense Cooperation
August 01, 2014
Japan, France to Enhance Defense Cooperation
Plus, Benigno Aquino dispels coup rumors, Afghanistan and the Marshall Plan, and Central Asia's fate. Defense links.
Japan, France to Enhance Defense Cooperation
The Specter of North Korean ICBMs
July 31, 2014
The Specter of North Korean ICBMs
With sanctions unable to stop Pyongyang’s weapons program, the U.S. needs a new policy.
The Specter of North Korean ICBMs
Japan, US Conduct Amphibious Landing Exercises
July 31, 2014
Japan, US Conduct Amphibious Landing Exercises
The exercises took place on the sidelines of RIMPAC 2014.
Japan, US Conduct Amphibious Landing Exercises
Should China Care About the Future of Its Airpower?
July 31, 2014
Should China Care About the Future of Its Airpower?
There's little reason for China to concern itself with its air force's organization structure at this point.
Should China Care About the Future of Its Airpower?
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
July 30, 2014
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
The top U.S. military leader in the Pacific sees a silver lining in China’s military surveillance of RIMPAC.
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
No, China Did Not Blink by Removing Its Oil Rig
July 30, 2014
No, China Did Not Blink by Removing Its Oil Rig
Like the decision to install the oil rig, the removal is also part of long-term strategic plan. It will come back.
No, China Did Not Blink by Removing Its Oil Rig
China Conducted Anti-Satellite Missile Test
July 29, 2014
China Conducted Anti-Satellite Missile Test
The U.S. says that China conducted an anti-satellite missile test last week, not a ballistic missile defense test.
China Conducted Anti-Satellite Missile Test
Japan Sanctions Russia Over Ukraine
July 29, 2014
Japan Sanctions Russia Over Ukraine
New Japanese sanctions against Russia lower hopes for a resolution to the Kuril Islands dispute between the two countries.
Japan Sanctions Russia Over Ukraine
China, South Korea Establish Military Hotline
July 25, 2014
China, South Korea Establish Military Hotline
High-level defense officials met in Beijing to establish a hotline and discuss Japan's collective self-defense.
China, South Korea Establish Military Hotline
Can India Become a Multilateral Maritime Leader?
July 25, 2014
Can India Become a Multilateral Maritime Leader?
In addition to maritime bilateralism, India should expand its multilateral leadership.
Can India Become a Multilateral Maritime Leader?
China Conducts Third Anti-Missile Test
July 24, 2014
China Conducts Third Anti-Missile Test
China’s military conducted a successful land-based anti-missile test this week, following similar ones in 2010 and 2013.
China Conducts Third Anti-Missile Test
Russia and Malaysia Face Uncertain Future After MH17
July 24, 2014
Russia and Malaysia Face Uncertain Future After MH17
Following the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, Russia may find its Asian relationships dwindle.
Russia and Malaysia Face Uncertain Future After MH17
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
July 23, 2014
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
Tokyo is accelerating its timetable for acquiring two additional Aegis-equipped ballistic missile defense ships.
Japan’s Building 2 Aegis Destroyers
John Kerry: North Korea is 'Quieter' Now
July 23, 2014
John Kerry: North Korea is 'Quieter' Now
North Korea's 'quietness' tells us little about its intentions or of the success of U.S. diplomacy.
John Kerry: North Korea is 'Quieter' Now
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