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US Eyes Expanded Military Exercises with ASEAN Navies
May 07, 2015
US Eyes Expanded Military Exercises with ASEAN Navies
A senior US navy official suggests more could be on the way soon.
US Eyes Expanded Military Exercises with ASEAN Navies
The United States Shouldn't Invite China to RIMPAC 2016 (With a Catch)
May 06, 2015
The United States Shouldn't Invite China to RIMPAC 2016 (With a Catch)
Washington should start imposing costs on Beijing for its behavior.
The United States Shouldn't Invite China to RIMPAC 2016 (With a Catch)
China's New Age of Military Diplomacy
August 21, 2014
China's New Age of Military Diplomacy
The PLA has expanded its presence and influence in the international military community over the last year.
China's New Age of Military Diplomacy
Congress Wants Taiwan at RIMPAC
August 12, 2014
Congress Wants Taiwan at RIMPAC
Plus, ASEAN is building a domestic arms industry. Defense and security links.
Congress Wants Taiwan at RIMPAC
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
July 30, 2014
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
The top U.S. military leader in the Pacific sees a silver lining in China’s military surveillance of RIMPAC.
US Welcomes China’s RIMPAC Spying
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
July 25, 2014
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
The last week has seen China engage in a ferocious amount of military diplomacy.
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
July 22, 2014
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
Both India and China have had strong strategic motives for taking part in RIMPAC this year.
RIMPAC and the Politics of Maritime Engagement
China Is Spying on RIMPAC
July 20, 2014
China Is Spying on RIMPAC
Despite being a participant in RIMPAC, China has sent an electronic surveillance ship to spy on the maritime exercise.
China Is Spying on RIMPAC
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
July 02, 2014
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
China’s participation in RIMPAC is a good start. Now, the goal must be to sustain and expand security cooperation.
Beyond RIMPAC: 3 Ways to Engage China on Security
China’s Media Endorses RIMPAC (Well, Sort Of)
June 27, 2014
China’s Media Endorses RIMPAC (Well, Sort Of)
A Global Times editorial endorses RIMPAC and Sino-U.S. military cooperation, but it isn’t happy about it.
China’s Media Endorses RIMPAC (Well, Sort Of)
Rear Admiral Tim Barrett
March 30, 2014
Rear Admiral Tim Barrett
The Diplomat speaks with Rear Admiral Tim Barrett about The Royal Australian Navy’s strategic posture in the region, concerns about regional flashpoints, relations with China’s navy, and numerous other issues.
Rear Admiral Tim Barrett
Ray Mabus
December 04, 2013
Ray Mabus
The Diplomat’s Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe spoke with Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, discussing the current state of the Navy, the implications of the drawdown from Afghanistan, the Indian Ocean’s importance, and other issues
Ray Mabus
Vietnam Gradually Warms Up to US Military
November 06, 2013
Vietnam Gradually Warms Up to US Military
The gradual evolution of U.S.-Vietnamese political and defense ties reflects Hanoi’s caution.
Vietnam Gradually Warms Up to US Military
Why South Korea’s Building an Impressive Navy
October 24, 2013
Why South Korea’s Building an Impressive Navy
Some argue the ROK Navy’s rising power is pointless. But there are multiple purposes to navies.
Why South Korea’s Building an Impressive Navy
A New Type of US-China Military Relationship
September 11, 2013
A New Type of US-China Military Relationship
Growing exchanges and a U.S. desire to cooperate suggest a policy of engagement, rather than containment.
A New Type of US-China Military Relationship
China Says it’s Building More Aircraft Carriers and Ballistic Missiles
September 04, 2013
China Says it’s Building More Aircraft Carriers and Ballistic Missiles
Plus, Japan’s Ground Self Defense Forces will participate in RIMPAC for 1st time. Wednesday defense links.
China Says it’s Building More Aircraft Carriers and Ballistic Missiles
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