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Is China a Scorpion?
October 19, 2011
Is China a Scorpion?
Aesop’s fable of the scorpion and the frog could offer an insight into China’s South China Sea assertiveness.
Is China a Scorpion?
US May Cut Missile Defence
October 18, 2011
US May Cut Missile Defence
The US Navy may be forced to decommission its Ticonderoga cruisers – and cut its missile defence plans.
US May Cut Missile Defence
Burma's Nuclear Olive Branch
October 17, 2011
Burma's Nuclear Olive Branch
Burma says it is abandoning plans to develop its nuclear technology. Other countries should give it a chance.
Burma's Nuclear Olive Branch
October 16, 2011
Modus Vivendis, Then and Now
Is it time for a diplomatic arrangement to govern maritime endeavours in the Western Pacific and China seas?
Modus Vivendis, Then and Now
October 16, 2011
Modus Vivendis, Then and Now
Is it time for a diplomatic arrangement to govern maritime endeavours in the Western Pacific and China seas?
Modus Vivendis, Then and Now
India’s Burmese Moment
October 14, 2011
India’s Burmese Moment
Burma is showing signs of progress on democratisation. Is India the best country to help it follow through?
India’s Burmese Moment
India’s Burmese Moment
October 14, 2011
India’s Burmese Moment
Burma is showing signs of progress on democratisation. Is India the best country to help it follow through?
India’s Burmese Moment
New ICBM Brigade in Hunan?
October 12, 2011
New ICBM Brigade in Hunan?
An amateur photographer’s picture appears to offer a glimpse into China’s new ICBM brigade plans.
New ICBM Brigade in Hunan?
Is Kim Eyeing Nuclear Test?
October 11, 2011
Is Kim Eyeing Nuclear Test?
Reports suggest Kim Jong-il might be planning another nuclear test. Should the US and South Korea be talking?
Is Kim Eyeing Nuclear Test?
Secretive New Space Shuttle?
October 10, 2011
Secretive New Space Shuttle?
Is the X-37B space plane a potential replacement for NASA’s retired Space Shuttle programme?
Secretive New Space Shuttle?
Fresh Nuclear Thinking Needed
October 06, 2011
Fresh Nuclear Thinking Needed
After decades of trying to tackle the issue, the problem of nuclear proliferation persists. Fresh thinking is needed.
Fresh Nuclear Thinking Needed
Is the US a Reliable Ally?
October 05, 2011
Is the US a Reliable Ally?
Is the United States a less reliable ally for Taiwan than China is for North Korea? James Holmes thinks so.
Is the US a Reliable Ally?
Russia's Disappearing Subs
October 04, 2011
Russia's Disappearing Subs
Russia’s aging nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines look set to be retired. Will they be replaced?
Russia's Disappearing Subs
Indonesia Wary of US Jets
October 03, 2011
Indonesia Wary of US Jets
Indonesian lawmakers have declined a US offer of second-hand F-16s. Jakarta should accept the fighters.
Indonesia Wary of US Jets
China's Second Artillery Leaders
October 01, 2011
China's Second Artillery Leaders
Project 2049 analysts take a look at developments at China’s 55 Base, its premier ICBM command headquarters.
China's Second Artillery Leaders
Korea Courts Central Asia
September 29, 2011
Korea Courts Central Asia
South Korea is intensifying its courting of resource-rich Central Asian states such as Kazakhstan and Mongolia.
Korea Courts Central Asia
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