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Chinese Aircraft Carrier Conducts ‘Routine’ Drills Near Taiwan
April 09, 2021

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Conducts ‘Routine’ Drills Near Taiwan

By Steven Stashwick
Six warships pass through the Ryukyus to exercise east of Taiwan.

Chinese Navy Harasses Boat Carrying Filipino Journalists: Report
April 09, 2021

Chinese Navy Harasses Boat Carrying Filipino Journalists: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
This incident is perhaps the first in which a Chinese navy vessel has harassed a civilian boat inside another nation's Exclusive Economic Zone.
Welcome to the Fog of More
April 09, 2021

Welcome to the Fog of More

By Jacob Parakilas
There’s a deeper problem with how we perceive the world than misinformation, disinformation, and propaganda: it’s that we expect that big data means better understanding.

Kidnappings Plague Chinese Worksites in Nigeria
April 09, 2021

Kidnappings Plague Chinese Worksites in Nigeria

By Shannon Tiezzi
Two Chinese workers were abducted this week, at least the third such incident this year.

US Destroyer Carries Out FONOP in Indian EEZ
April 08, 2021

US Destroyer Carries Out FONOP in Indian EEZ

By Abhijnan Rej
The move to publicly challenge India’s “excessive maritime claims” is sure to irk New Delhi privately.

Japan Could Deliver 8 Cutting-Edge Frigates to Indonesia
April 08, 2021

Japan Could Deliver 8 Cutting-Edge Frigates to Indonesia

By Sebastian Strangio
If it eventuates, the $3.6 billion deal would represent the largest-ever arms transfer between the two nations.

Japan Regulator Bans Nuke Plant Restart Over Lax Safeguards
April 08, 2021

Japan Regulator Bans Nuke Plant Restart Over Lax Safeguards

By Mari Yamaguchi
Of the 54 nuclear reactors Japan used to have, nine have been restarted under tougher post-Fukushima safety standards and four are currently operating.
Attention Turns to Proposed Summit on Afghanistan in Turkey
April 08, 2021

Attention Turns to Proposed Summit on Afghanistan in Turkey

By Catherine Putz
The proposed summit is said to be scheduled to open on April 16, but the pieces are all still in flux.

Taiwan Will Fight ‘to the Very Last Day’ If China Attacks
April 08, 2021

Taiwan Will Fight ‘to the Very Last Day’ If China Attacks

By Associated Press
Amid growing worries that China is preparing for military action, Taiwan’s foreign minister affirms Taiwanese “are willing to defend ourselves.”

Yes, China Has the World’s Largest Navy. That Matters Less Than You Might Think.
April 07, 2021

Yes, China Has the World’s Largest Navy. That Matters Less Than You Might Think.

By Benjamin Mainardi
China’s fleet relies disproportionately on smaller classes of ships – and U.S. capabilities are bolstered by its allies’ navies.

JAD and the 2021 Makassar Bombing: Disconnected Cells and Interconnected Families
April 07, 2021

JAD and the 2021 Makassar Bombing: Disconnected Cells and Interconnected Families

By Alif Satria
It is important to analyze JAD not only through an organizational lens, but also through social networks.
Would Access to Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base Really Benefit China?
April 07, 2021

Would Access to Cambodia’s Ream Naval Base Really Benefit China?

By Chen Heang
Gaining access to a Cambodian naval facility would give China's navy little discernible strategic advantage.

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