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  1. News - World - DEFENCE

    US says fighter jets, missiles will stay in Jordan after joint exercises

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... The United States is concerned about a possible spillover of violence from Syria to its southern neighbour Jordan, a key US ally and one of only two Arab states to have signed a peace treaty ...

  2. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea accused of smuggling arms to Syria

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in New York and Tokyo

    ... tried to exportarms to Syrians North Korea is suspected of having tried to send missile components to Syria in violation of UN sanctions, but the shipment was intercepted by South Korean ... surrounding the incident. "It appears the cylinders were intended for Syria's missile programme," a diplomat said. "China assured us they will investigate what looks like ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing backs code to prevent conflict at sea along with US and Japan

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Teddy Ng, Julian Ryall, Reuters

    ... at Qingdao forum Beijing backs code to block conflict at sea China is among 21 countries to have approved a charter aimed at preventing unintended military conflict at sea. Japan, the United States ... urging "restraint on the use of weapons and using various means to make contact". The risks of an unintended conflict were highlighted in January when Tokyo alleged that a Chinese ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA flotilla embarks for US-led naval drills

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 03:42am by Minnie Chan

    ... or conflict in the future." US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said at a regional forum last month that China was destabilising the region by pressing its claims in the South China Sea. His ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    China confident of no military conflict over air defence zones

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:27am by Minnie Chan, AFP

    ... Minnie Chan and Agence France-Presse None of the governments involved want to risk instability in the region, analysts say, as Australia calls for a reduction in tensions Armed conflict not likely over new air zone Beijing is confident regional tensions will stabilise without military conflict after neighbouring countries and the United States have had time to adjust to its air ...

  6. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea 'has built two large warships', think tank's satellite photos show

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:33am by AFP and AP

    ... will not cause North Korea to have a very strong navy. If involved in a big conflict, the US and South Korean navies and air forces could pretty quickly sink these ships,” Bennett said. Bennett said ... the greatest risk of conflict lies in the North provoking the South with a conventional attack. In 2010, South Korea accused North Korea of using a submarine to torpedo the South Korean ship Cheonan, ...

  7. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea hurls insults as US, South study finds Pyongyang sent drones

    Posted May 12th 2014, 01:24pm by Reuters

    ... for the sole pleasure of the ruling Kim dynasty, Kim said it would be best if it “vanished as soon as  possible”. North and South Korea are technically still at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended ...

  8. News - China Insider - DEFENCE

    Chinese company denies links to suspected North Korean drones that crashed in South

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:03am by Patrick Boehler

    ... to the 1970s from Syria, an unidentified military source told the South Korean Yonhap news agency last year. South Korea in March said it would buy four Global Hawk drones from US manufacturer Northrop ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Better Sino-US ties needed given rising risk of military clash, Chuck Hagel says

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 06:10pm by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com US defence chief warns communications must improve given growing risk of conflict as both Chinese and US forces in Asia Pacific expand Hagel says ... or a miscalculation" unless they step up communication. "The Asia-Pacific region is the most militarised in the world and any one of these challenges could lead to a conflict, a deadly conflict ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    China’s military vulnerability revealed in search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 12:28pm by Reuters

    ... to arrange during peace-time humanitarian efforts- such as the search for MH370 or during anti-piracy patrols off the Horn of Africa- but moments of tension or conflict are another matter. “If there was real tension and the risk of conflict between China and a US ally in East Asia, then it is hard to imagine Chinese warships being allowed to enter Australian ports for re-supply,” said one ...




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