Russian Su-24 Makes Pass at US Warship in the Black Sea
April 16, 2014
Russian Su-24 Makes Pass at US Warship in the Black Sea
A Russian Su-24 flew 12 passes over the USS Donald Cook in the Black Sea.
Russian Su-24 Makes Pass at US Warship in the Black Sea
Military Transparency Is Overrated
April 16, 2014
Military Transparency Is Overrated
China has good reasons to remain secretive about its military.
Military Transparency Is Overrated
US to Help Taiwan Build Attack Submarines
April 15, 2014
US to Help Taiwan Build Attack Submarines
Taiwan’s defense chief has confirmed that Washington will help Taipei build diesel-electric attack submarines (SSK).
US to Help Taiwan Build Attack Submarines
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
April 15, 2014
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
The countries with the 15 largest military budgets in 2013 accounted for a whopping 79 percent of global defense spending.
US Drives Down Global Defense Spending
No, India Won't Abandon Its No First-Use Nuclear Doctrine
April 15, 2014
No, India Won't Abandon Its No First-Use Nuclear Doctrine
The BJP will not abandon India's no first-use (NFU) nuclear doctrine.
No, India Won't Abandon Its No First-Use Nuclear Doctrine
China Expands Cyber Spying
April 12, 2014
China Expands Cyber Spying
Mandiant’s latest report concludes Chinese cyber espionage has expanded despite embarrassing public exposures.
China Expands Cyber Spying
Philippines, United States Agree on New Security Accord
April 12, 2014
Philippines, United States Agree on New Security Accord
The agreement will be signed by President Obama when he visits the Philippines later this month.
Philippines, United States Agree on New Security Accord
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
April 11, 2014
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
Plus, China's new Shenyang J-15 jet makes an appearance, and the U.S. Air Force's A-10 gets ready to retire.
South Korea, United States Hold Largest Ever Joint Air Drill
US-ASEAN Defense Ministers Meet in Hawaii
April 11, 2014
US-ASEAN Defense Ministers Meet in Hawaii
The meeting marks the first time ASEAN ministers have met in the United States.
US-ASEAN Defense Ministers Meet in Hawaii
Sunflowers End Occupation of Taiwan’s Legislature
April 11, 2014
Sunflowers End Occupation of Taiwan’s Legislature
J. Michael Cole reports from Taipei for The Diplomat.
Sunflowers End Occupation of Taiwan’s Legislature
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
April 11, 2014
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
During his stopover in Mongolia, Secretary Hagel promised increased US military aid and training to Mongolia.
US Promises Increase in Military Aid to Mongolia
Putin Approves Sale of S-400 to China
April 11, 2014
Putin Approves Sale of S-400 to China
The advanced air and missile defense system will strengthen China vis-à-vis Taiwan, Japan and India.
Putin Approves Sale of S-400 to China
Can the Chinese and US Air Forces Get Along?
April 09, 2014
Can the Chinese and US Air Forces Get Along?
Policymakers from both states should pay close attention to the prospect of maintaining ties between their air forces.
Can the Chinese and US Air Forces Get Along?
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
April 09, 2014
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Iran and Pakistan are holding a naval drill as part of a larger effort to improve bilateral relations.
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Why Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement Will Fail
April 08, 2014
Why Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement Will Fail
The Sunflower Movement might actually speed up unification.
Why Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement Will Fail
China Attempts Military Transparency… And Fails
April 08, 2014
China Attempts Military Transparency… And Fails
If the PLA wants to be transparent, giving Chuck Hagel a tour of its symbolic aircraft carrier won't cut it.
China Attempts Military Transparency… And Fails
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