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The painful politics of Gaza's sealed borders

Should Egypt and Israel open their sealed borders to civilians seeking temporary flight from the violence of conflict? This question came to mind as I saw the appalling destruction wrought on Gaza since fighting erupted in earnest a month ago.

7 Aug 2014 - 4:44AM

Should Egypt and Israel open their sealed borders to civilians seeking temporary flight from the violence of conflict? This question came to mind as I saw the appalling destruction wrought on Gaza since fighting erupted in earnest a month ago.

The painful politics of Gaza's sealed borders
US making waves over China’s sea-based nuclear deterrent

Admiral Samuel Locklear, who heads the US Pacific Command, appears to have been somewhat disingenuous with a critical piece of his recent testimony before the Senate Committee on Armed Services.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Admiral Samuel Locklear, who heads the US Pacific Command, appears to have been somewhat disingenuous with a critical piece of his recent testimony before the Senate Committee on Armed Services.

US making waves over China’s sea-based nuclear deterrent
Doubts cast over Manila's case in South China Sea dispute

As China and the Philippines get set to square off in The Hague next month over competing maritime jurisdictional claims, an independent legal expert has cast doubt over Manila's case.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

As China and the Philippines get set to square off in The Hague next month over competing maritime jurisdictional claims, an independent legal expert has cast doubt over Manila's case.

Doubts cast over Manila's case in South China Sea dispute
United States in need of a cohesive China strategy, experts agree

Four top China analysts testifying this month before a key US congressional subcommittee were clear in their response to a straightforward question on whether Washington has a strategy for dealing with China's rise. No, each said in turn, there is no strategy.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Four top China analysts testifying this month before a key US congressional subcommittee were clear in their response to a straightforward question on whether Washington has a strategy for dealing with China's rise. No, each said in turn, there is no strategy.

United States in need of a cohesive China strategy, experts agree
China's air zone will weigh on Japan's defence policy revision

China's controversial declaration of an air defence identification zone is particularly ill-timed, given that Japan is expected to release before the end of the year a new revision of its core defence policy, the National Defence Programme Guidelines.

6 Dec 2013 - 2:14AM

China's controversial declaration of an air defence identification zone is particularly ill-timed, given that Japan is expected to release before the end of the year a new revision of its core defence policy, the National Defence Programme Guidelines.

China's air zone will weigh on Japan's defence policy revision