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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    If force can't win the day, diplomacy won't either, PLA Daily says

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:46am by Teddy Ng, Kathy Gao

    ... under the new leadership. "For China, which is having challenges at the moment, there is a need for a kind of strong military that will support its desire to have a bigger role ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Latest PLA promotions show Xi Jinping is bent on overhaul, analysts say

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 05:53am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com President seen as serious about overhaul of military leadership, wanting to move on PLA promotions show Xi's intentions, analysts say The latest round of PLA promotions shows President Xi Jinping is moving ahead with overhaul of the army's leadership, analysts say. Xi, who chairs the Central Military Commission (CMC), promoted four ...

  3. News - World - DEFENCE

    Pentagon plans to shrink US Army to pre-second world war levels

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... a transition away from a war footing that has been in place for 13 years, Hagel said at a press conference. The plan comes amid growing fiscal pressures and after years of protracted counter-insurgency ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA Air Force launches training campaign for its pilots

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:03am by Minnie Chan

    ... 200 senior pilots from leadership roles because of discipline violations, according to a China National Radio report. Since taking control of the Communist Party and the military in November ...

  5. News - World - DEFENCE

    US Army recruiters alleged to have taken US$29m in kickbacks

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:17pm by AFP

    ... bonuses. The army expressed anger at the fraud and vowed to get to the bottom of it. "No one is more outraged about this than the leadership of the United States Army," said a spokesman. ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Fighting in East, South China Seas would test PLA prowess, general says

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:15am by Minnie Chan

    ... in mechanised warfare since its brief war with Vietnam in 1979, while the US army had commanded several complex campaigns in recent decades. Liu said that under the leadership of Mao Zedong and Deng ...

  7. News - World - DEFENCE

    Obama distrusted his own Afghan war plan, ex-defence chief claims in memoir

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 02:57pm by AFP

    ... with secretary Gates’ assessment … Joe Biden has been one of the leading statesmen of his time and has helped advance America’s leadership in the world,” she said. A White House official separately ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Chinese public offers broad support to ADIZ

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 04:38am by Zhang Hong

    ... the zone on a return trip from the US territory of Guam on Tuesday. Defence Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng said the military was able to identify and monitor the US aircraft during their transit ...

  9. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Panetta to tout US shift to Asia at Asean defence talks

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 11:10am by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok, Thailand

    ... in Bangkok reaffirming the US-Thailand military alliance for what he called a new era. Panetta’s trip came as China unveiled a new leadership team headed by Xi Jinping, a transition closely followed ...

  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    US-Philippine military pact aims to preserve freedom of the seas

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and transit of people and goods across the seas," said Philippine military chief General Emmanuel Bautista and General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff. "We resolve to... strengthen the Southeast Asia security environment in a manner that protects the interests of all who value unimpeded commerce transiting through the maritime domain, while deterring those ...




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