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Stealth Fighter or Bomber?
July 26, 2011
Stealth Fighter or Bomber?
Is China’s J-20 stealth jet likely to be a bomber or an interceptor? It might not actually matter.
Stealth Fighter or Bomber?
China’s Two-Pronged Maritime Rise
July 24, 2011
China’s Two-Pronged Maritime Rise
China is following a two-prong strategy with its impressive maritime build-up. The West is making a mistake if it underestimates the implications.
China’s Two-Pronged Maritime Rise
Japan’s Stealth Fighter Gambit
June 23, 2011
Japan’s Stealth Fighter Gambit
Tokyo seems poised to spend billions developing the country’s first homegrown stealth warplane. But is the Shinshin really meant for military service?
Japan’s Stealth Fighter Gambit
June 14, 2011
Faking Chinese Stealth Fighters
Interest in grainy photos of China’s J-20 show how the West relies for news on milibloggers. Sometimes too much.
Faking Chinese Stealth Fighters
What Russia Fears in Asia
June 06, 2011
What Russia Fears in Asia
Despite its growing military and economic power, Russia doesn’t see China as a threat. The potential chaos in Central Asia is another matter.
What Russia Fears in Asia
China's Jump Jet Mystery
April 25, 2011
China's Jump Jet Mystery
Are Chinese internet rumours about the development of a J-18 jump jet fighter really credible?
China's Jump Jet Mystery
Time’s 100 Most Influential
April 22, 2011
Time’s 100 Most Influential
Time magazine has released its list of the world’s 100 most influential people. There’s an interesting mix from China.
Time’s 100 Most Influential
Time’s 100 Most Influential
April 22, 2011
Time’s 100 Most Influential
Time magazine has released its list of the world’s 100 most influential people. There’s an interesting mix from China.
Time’s 100 Most Influential
China's Fighters Won't Match US
March 10, 2011
China's Fighters Won't Match US
Hype over the J-20 stealth fighter shouldn’t overlook it will be a smaller force than the US F-22 and F-35 fleet.
China's Fighters Won't Match US
New US Bomber Aimed at China?
February 22, 2011
New US Bomber Aimed at China?
The US Air Force is planning to develop a new stealthy long-range bomber. It’s being done with China in mind.
New US Bomber Aimed at China?
Pentagon Turns Eyes Toward Asia
February 21, 2011
Pentagon Turns Eyes Toward Asia
The new US military strategy underscores the challenge of a rising China. But there’s more to the plans than just more hardware spending.
Pentagon Turns Eyes Toward Asia
February 07, 2011
US Drones Trump China Theatrics
Despite the fanfare surrounding China’s J-20 stealth prototype, the real game-changer in the Pacific will be US spy planes, argues David Axe.
US Drones Trump China Theatrics
January 31, 2011
At What Cost Stealth?
The biggest obstacle to China developing a fleet of stealth J-20 fighters could be the cost of producing them.
At What Cost Stealth?
January 12, 2011
China's J-20 Statement
Does the test flight of a stealth fighter during Gates’ China visit show the PLA is undermining the civilian leadership?
China's J-20 Statement
January 07, 2011
China’s Over-Hyped Stealth Jet
China’s first fifth-generation, J-20 fighter plane could shake up the Pacific order, writes David Axe. But it probably won’t.
China’s Over-Hyped Stealth Jet
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