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  1. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Asia Pacific military spending to overtake US by 2021

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... such as Afghanistan, mean it will account for just 30 per cent by 2021 and fall behind Asia at 31 per cent. Military spending in the Asia Pacific region- which includes China, India and Indonesia- will rise 35 ... Reuters in London Global arms to 'explode' in Asia as US declines Asian powers are outpacing the US to become the biggest spenders on defence by 2021 and are fuelling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1268843/asia-pacific-military-spending-overtake-us-2021
  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Mid-air 'near miss' highlights strategic divide between US and China in Asia

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:27am by Cary Huang

    ... suspicion between China and the United States about strategic objectives in Asia, analysts said. Washington and Beijing gave contrasting accounts over the weekend of the encounter on Wednesday ... Herscovitch, a researcher with the Centre for Independent Studies in Australia, said mutual suspicion about strategic objectives in Asia would continue to undermine efforts to forge a "new model ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580699/mid-air-near-miss-highlights-strategic-divide-between-us-and-china-asia
  3. News - World - DEFENCE

    Canberra defends posting of US marines to Australia under newly signed deal

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... at supporting the long-term peace, stability and prosperity of our region, the Indian Ocean-Asia Pacific," she said ahead of the Australia-US talks. Bishop denied the agreement was aimed ... to ensure that we can work on regional peace and security," she told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. "The US is rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific so it is ways we can work together ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572287/canberra-defends-posting-us-marines-australia-under-newly-signed-deal
  4. News - World - DEFENCE

    China sends surveillance ship to monitor US naval drill off Guam

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:18am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... waters. But sending a ship to waters as far off as Guam is a rare move. In July, China, unbidden, sent an AGI ship to monitor the US-led Rim of the Pacific Exercise in waters off Hawaii, even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597010/china-sends-surveillance-ship-monitor-us-naval-drill-guam
  5. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Pakistan out to expand nuclear arsenal with sea-based and short-range rockets

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:34pm by WASHPOST

    ... are capable of delivering nuclear warheads. Last September, Sharif, citing "evolving security dynamics in South Asia", said Pakistan was developing "a full spectrum deterrence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1598230/pakistan-out-expand-nuclear-arsenal-sea-based-and-short-range-rockets
  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing to talk tough to US on military encounters

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 04:03am by Teddy Ng, Reuters

    ... of confrontation as China flexes its military muscle and plays a bigger security role in the Asia-Pacific region, resulting in more encounters with US forces. Beijing and Washington exchanged tough ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581009/beijing-talk-tough-us-military-encounters-during-washington-talks
  7. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Canberra weighs multibillion-dollar purchase of fleet of Japanese stealth submarines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:39pm by Reuters

    ... of pacifism. Rival China regularly accuses Abe of reviving Japan's wartime militarism. Australia is eager to get the quiet diesel subs from Japan, despite the political backlash that would follow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583112/canberra-weighs-multibillion-dollar-purchase-fleet-japanese-stealth
  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    China's development of a new long-range missile is a significant boost for the military, say analysts

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... repercussions at the global and regional levels and alter the US and Japanese military build-up. "The US will speed up the deployment of its ballistic missile defence systems in the AsiaPacific ... with Japan by strengthening its missile defence systems in the Asia Pacific, and possibly give Tokyo an argument for developing nuclear weapons. "The upcoming introduction of the DF-41 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1570233/chinas-development-new-long-range-missile-significant-boost-military-say
  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US navy chief Admiral Jonathan Greenert urges greater ties with Japan

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:02pm by KYODO

    ... Kyodo in Washington Stronger naval ties urged The top officer of the US navy said he hoped to see further collaboration with Japan's military on ballistic missile defence and minesweeping under Tokyo's new security policy. Admiral Jonathan Green ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588877/us-navy-chief-admiral-jonathan-greenert-urges-greater-ties-japan
  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US moves closer to reviving bases in Philippines as part of focus on Asia

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 11:18pm by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Pacific Fleet commander in Manila for talks as next phase of American 'pivot' towards Asia takes key step of setting up troops agreement U.S. closer to reviving bases in Philippines The US Pacific Fleet commander arrived in Manila yesterday as momentum gathered to finalise an agreement that would see an expanded US military presence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434381/us-moves-closer-reviving-bases-philippines-part-focus-asia

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