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5 Ways Russia’s Ukraine ‘Boomerang’ Could Strike Asia
March 12, 2014

5 Ways Russia’s Ukraine ‘Boomerang’ Could Strike Asia

By Harry Kazianis
Putin has warned that U.S. action over Ukraine would have a boomerang effect. Will the target be Asia?
Venezuela Uses Chinese Weapons in Crackdown
March 07, 2014

Venezuela Uses Chinese Weapons in Crackdown

By Zachary Keck
The Venezuelan government is using weapons it purchased from China in its efforts to repress protesters.

What Can We Learn From Kazakhstan’s Arms Deals?
March 05, 2014

What Can We Learn From Kazakhstan’s Arms Deals?

By Stephen Blank
Recent transactions reflect some underlying trends in the global arms market.

China Secretly Sold Saudi Arabia DF-21 Missiles With CIA Approval
January 31, 2014

China Secretly Sold Saudi Arabia DF-21 Missiles With CIA Approval

By Zachary Keck
The CIA secretly approved of China selling Saudi Arabia advanced missiles.

China to Sell Bangladesh 2 Submarines
December 22, 2013

China to Sell Bangladesh 2 Submarines

By Zachary Keck
In a move certain to unnerve India, Beijing will sell Dhaka two Ming-class submarines for $203.3 million.
The Politics of China’s Growing Arms Sales
November 14, 2013

The Politics of China’s Growing Arms Sales

China has been the fastest growing arms major arms exporter in the past decade. Will it continue?

China Is a Leading Proliferator of Small Arms
October 10, 2013

China Is a Leading Proliferator of Small Arms

A new report gives a detailed overview of China’s foreign transfers of small arms.

US Arms Sales to Taiwan Aren’t the Problem
September 17, 2013

US Arms Sales to Taiwan Aren’t the Problem

It is Beijing’s demands for reunification, not U.S. arms sales, that make Taiwan such a flashpoint.

Russia to Sell China Su-35 Multirole Fighter Jets
September 10, 2013

Russia to Sell China Su-35 Multirole Fighter Jets

After confusion earlier this year, Moscow has confirmed that it will sell China the 4++ generation fighters.

Asia Drives Global Submarine Sales
July 24, 2013

Asia Drives Global Submarine Sales

Plus, North Korea halts construction on missile site. Wednesday defense links

Russia Delays India’s 5th-Gen. Fighter Program
July 19, 2013

Russia Delays India’s 5th-Gen. Fighter Program

Production delays and cost hikes will likely delay the delivery of India’s first fifth-generation aircraft beyond 2022.

Arms Sales, Politics and "Frankenforces"
November 01, 2012

Arms Sales, Politics and "Frankenforces"

Does purchasing arms from certain nations mean a political commitment as well?

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