East Asia

N. Korea fires an apparent ballistic missile toward Sea of Japan

North Korea presumably launched a ballistic missile towards the Sea of Japan on Wednesday, the Japanese coast guards reported. The authority said the missile has fallen into the sea and warned fishing...

China’s Record Production of Fighter Jets in 2021

G.T/: The Chinese aviation industry wrapped up the warplane production and test flight work scheduled for 2021 in the last week of the year. Despite challenges including occasional COVID-19 outbreaks, the high...

The Coming US-China War Over Taiwan

The balance of power around Taiwan is fundamentally altering as tensions between China and the United States escalate, driving the situation into a hazardous new phase. China's increasingly hostile stance on...

Japan Conducts Military Exercises to Prevent Chinese Invasion

Tokyo has expressed alarm in recent years over Beijing's activity in the region, particularly in relation to the disputed Senkaku Islands, also known in China as the Diaoyudao Islands. The Japanese military conducted drills in November to prepare for a military takeover of the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, which are under Japanese sovereignty. According to Kyodo News, the drills, which involved border guards and police forces, were held on an island off the coast of Nagasaki Prefecture that resembled the Senkaku islands in terms of topography and other aspects. According to sources, Japan is concerned that these areas may be seized by Chinese maritime police posing as civilian fishermen. Read More: US State Department approves 800 AGM-144R2 Hellfire missiles for Australia, deal worth $108 million Actions were made to expel foreign soldiers from Senkaku during the exercise,...

US, Japan stage anti-submarine drills in South China Sea

Large-scale anti-submarine drills recently staged by the US and Japan in the South China Sea targeted China and the conventional submarines of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy. The Japan Maritime Self-Defense...

Taiwan commissions advanced new F-16s amid tensions with China

(Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen lauded military cooperation with Washington on Thursday as she commissioned the first combat wing of F-16 fighters upgraded with U.S. help to bolster the island's...
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