Chinese and Indian troops exchange blows along Sikkim border leaving several soldiers injured

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India and China share a lengthy border. Credit: PA Several soldiers were injured when hundreds of Chinese and Indian troops reportedly exchanged blows along Nakula border in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim on Saturday. “Four Indian soldiers and seven Chinese … Read More

Make No Mistake, China Really Does Want to Dominate the Pacific

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Can Beijing be stopped? In this decade, the United States Navy may be displaced as the most formidable maritime presence in the Pacific Ocean. China is determined to challenge America’s ability to project military power forward into the Western Pacific. … Read More

All of the Reasons China’s Military Is a Paper Tiger

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In appearance it is very powerful, but in reality it is nothing to be afraid of—it is a paper tiger.”—Mao Zedong on the United States, 1956 China’s rise over the past 30 years has been nothing short of spectacular. This … Read More

US military plans new war-fighting concept in response to threat from China, Russia

It involves ‘stealth and joint penetration’ on land, in the air and at sea, causing simultaneous dilemmas for adversaries to effectively fight back US Air Force chief of staff says US$135 billion budget will be sought for ‘penetrating capability’ The … Read More

China’s Military To Help Assad Retake Rest Of Syrian Territory, Ambassador Suggests

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The Chinese Ambassador to Syria, Qi Qianjin, has shocked Middle East pundits and observers with statements this week indicating the Chinese military may directly assist the Syrian Army in an upcoming major offensive on jihadist-held Idlib province. The “[Chinese] military is willing … Read More