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French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
May 20, 2019
French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
The La Perouse Exercise featured a French aircraft carrier and Australian submarines.
French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
Russia’s Next Generation Strategic Bomber to Make Debut Flight in 2025-26
May 20, 2019
Russia’s Next Generation Strategic Bomber to Make Debut Flight in 2025-26
The first prototype of Russia’s new PAK DA bomber will reportedly be rolled out in 2021 or 2022.
Russia’s Next Generation Strategic Bomber to Make Debut Flight in 2025-26
US Submarine Test Fires Ballistic Missile
May 20, 2019
US Submarine Test Fires Ballistic Missile
The U.S. Navy conducted a ballistic missile launch from a nuclear-powered submarine off Florida on May 9.
US Submarine Test Fires Ballistic Missile
India’s Navy Successfully Tests Cooperative Engagement Capability During Missile Test
May 20, 2019
India’s Navy Successfully Tests Cooperative Engagement Capability During Missile Test
The service for the first time successfully tested a real-time sensor netting system during a missile launch last week.
India’s Navy Successfully Tests Cooperative Engagement Capability During Missile Test
US State Department Approves Sale of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Missiles to South Korea
May 20, 2019
US State Department Approves Sale of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Missiles to South Korea
The estimated cost for the missile sale is $314 million.
US State Department Approves Sale of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Missiles to South Korea
Why the US-China Trade Negotiations Are Stuck
May 18, 2019
Why the US-China Trade Negotiations Are Stuck
The problem centers on the most mistranslated word in the Chinese language: guanxi.
Why the US-China Trade Negotiations Are Stuck
Can China Drive the Afghan Peace Process?
May 18, 2019
Can China Drive the Afghan Peace Process?
China must clarify its strategic priorities to be able to positively influence the trajectory of the Afghan peace process.
Can China Drive the Afghan Peace Process?
US-China Decoupling and Vulnerabilities in the American Defense Industrial Base
May 18, 2019
US-China Decoupling and Vulnerabilities in the American Defense Industrial Base
Decoupling from China may result in a shock to the U.S. defense industrial base.
US-China Decoupling and Vulnerabilities in the American Defense Industrial Base
Remembering Bob Hawke, Whose Reforms Transformed Australia
May 18, 2019
Remembering Bob Hawke, Whose Reforms Transformed Australia
The late Bob Hawke arguably did more to usher Australia into the modern era than any other post-war leader.
Remembering Bob Hawke, Whose Reforms Transformed Australia
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
May 18, 2019
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
A week-long event dedicated to Asian diversity is laughable in the face of China’s attempts to eradicate Uyghur culture.
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific
May 17, 2019
UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific
The Pacific’s “large ocean states” are on the frontlines of climate change, and urging the world to act.
UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific
Asia Will No Longer Tolerate Being a Plastic Waste Dump
May 17, 2019
Asia Will No Longer Tolerate Being a Plastic Waste Dump
China set the trend of refusing foreign plastic waste. Now other Asian countries are following suit.
Asia Will No Longer Tolerate Being a Plastic Waste Dump
Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
May 17, 2019
Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
The EU's approach risks undermining Cambodia's development and harming its own image in the country.
Is the EU Wrong on Rights in Cambodia?
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
May 17, 2019
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
May 18 is an important reminder that while the country’s armed conflict may have ended, the search for elusive justice continues.
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
Belt and Road Brings Chinese Finance to the Gulf
May 17, 2019
Belt and Road Brings Chinese Finance to the Gulf
The Gulf is emerging as an important center in China's efforts to internationalize its currency and financial dealings.
Belt and Road Brings Chinese Finance to the Gulf
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
May 17, 2019
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
Two years after a landmark court decision, Taiwan has finally passed legislation allowing same-sex couples to wed.
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
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