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A First: Japan's Largest Warship Visits Sri Lanka on Indo-Pacific Deployment
October 02, 2018
A First: Japan's Largest Warship Visits Sri Lanka on Indo-Pacific Deployment
Japan's defense and security cooperation with Sri Lanka continues to deepen.
A First: Japan's Largest Warship Visits Sri Lanka on Indo-Pacific Deployment
Pentagon: Chinese Warship in 'Unsafe' Encounter With US Destroyer During Freedom of Navigation Operation
October 02, 2018
Pentagon: Chinese Warship in 'Unsafe' Encounter With US Destroyer During Freedom of Navigation Operation
The incident represents the most dangerous and direct Chinese challenge to U.S. freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea.
Pentagon: Chinese Warship in 'Unsafe' Encounter With US Destroyer During Freedom of Navigation Operation
The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
October 02, 2018
The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
Neither the United States nor China is winning right now and the trade war will be a long one.
The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
October 01, 2018
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
The latest U.S. FONOP testing Chinese maritime claims comes at a time of heightened U.S.-China bilateral tensions.
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near Gaven, Johnson Reefs
F-35B Stealth Fighter Bombs Ground Target in Afghanistan
September 29, 2018
F-35B Stealth Fighter Bombs Ground Target in Afghanistan
The F-35B has conducted its first close air support strike in Afghanistan on September 27.
F-35B Stealth Fighter Bombs Ground Target in Afghanistan
US Flies 2 B-52H Bombers Over East and South China Seas
September 28, 2018
US Flies 2 B-52H Bombers Over East and South China Seas
Beijing has labelled the recent mission by U.S. Air Force B-52H bombers as “provocative.”
US Flies 2 B-52H Bombers Over East and South China Seas
North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint
September 26, 2018
North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint
Nuclear issues may dominate headlines, but don’t ignore the building crisis in Hong Kong.
North Korea Is Not East Asia’s Only Flashpoint
Fake Flags: At-Sea Sanctions Enforcement and Ship Identity Falsification
September 26, 2018
Fake Flags: At-Sea Sanctions Enforcement and Ship Identity Falsification
Fraudulent ship registration makes the already challenge task of sanctions enforcement more difficult.
Fake Flags: At-Sea Sanctions Enforcement and Ship Identity Falsification
Amid Growing Bilateral Tensions, China Denies US Port Call Request for Hong Kong
September 26, 2018
Amid Growing Bilateral Tensions, China Denies US Port Call Request for Hong Kong
The decision to deny a port call was announced a day after the U.S. approved a possible arms package for Taiwan.
Amid Growing Bilateral Tensions, China Denies US Port Call Request for Hong Kong
What Should the US Navy's New Large Surface Warship Look Like?
September 24, 2018
What Should the US Navy's New Large Surface Warship Look Like?
The U.S. Navy has some big decisions ahead of it.
What Should the US Navy's New Large Surface Warship Look Like?
How Can the US Manage Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
September 21, 2018
How Can the US Manage Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
Mutual dislike for the U.S.-led order has brought Russia and China together.
How Can the US Manage Sino-Russian Rapprochement?
Pyongyang Summit Declaration Strays From Denuclearization Goals
September 21, 2018
Pyongyang Summit Declaration Strays From Denuclearization Goals
There's something familiar about the inter-Korean Pyongyang Declaration.
Pyongyang Summit Declaration Strays From Denuclearization Goals
Japan Air Self Defense Force Intercepts Russian Fighter Aircraft
September 20, 2018
Japan Air Self Defense Force Intercepts Russian Fighter Aircraft
Japan scrambled fighter jets to intercept Russian fighter jets approaching Japanese airspace on September 19.
Japan Air Self Defense Force Intercepts Russian Fighter Aircraft
What to Watch for at the Fifth Inter-Korean Summit
September 17, 2018
What to Watch for at the Fifth Inter-Korean Summit
Where do inter-Korean peace talks go from here?
What to Watch for at the Fifth Inter-Korean Summit
Are France and the UK Here to Stay in the South China Sea?
September 14, 2018
Are France and the UK Here to Stay in the South China Sea?
Are the French and British navies here to stay in the South China Sea?
Are France and the UK Here to Stay in the South China Sea?
Putin Offers Japan ‘Peace Treaty Without Any Pre-Conditions’
September 14, 2018
Putin Offers Japan ‘Peace Treaty Without Any Pre-Conditions’
By suggesting a peace treaty, Putin effectively urged Japan to give up its claims on the disputed Kuril Islands.
Putin Offers Japan ‘Peace Treaty Without Any Pre-Conditions’
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