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Militarization of the South China Sea

Militarization of the South China Sea

Last week, a Chinese naval vessel which had been shadowing the USNS Bowditch, a U.S. Navy oceanographic ship, scooped up one of the ship’s unmanned underwater survey drones about 80…

Australia considering joint patrols with Indonesia in the contested South China Sea.

Australia considering joint patrols with Indonesia in the contested South China Sea.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has confirmed Australia is considering joint patrols with Indonesia in the contested South China Sea. Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu raised the possibility of joint patrols…

France to Asia-Pacific Region: Brittany & Finistere Cluster in Defense tops French cybersecurity industry.

France to Asia-Pacific Region: Brittany & Finistere Cluster in Defense tops French cybersecurity industry.

by Alejandro Ronard Alem.- The first images that future tourists discovers  while planning  their first trip to France are the Eiffel Tower, Palace of Versailles, the Louvre, the Castles of…

Taiwan excluded from countless security organizations.

Taiwan excluded from countless security organizations.

The complicated question of Taiwan’s sovereignty has led to its exclusion from countless international security organizations. This has left a critical hole not only in the security of Taiwan’s 23…

Asia Pacific Maritime Region with increased sea military power.

Asia  Pacific Maritime Region with increased sea military power.

The Asia Pacific maritime Region has seen during the first decade of this century a rise in naval budgets and an overall improvement  of regional capabilities.  In order to safeguard…

China and India, the two most rapidly developing navies in the Pacific.

China and India, the two most rapidly developing navies in the Pacific.

Ninety percent of the world’s trade flows by sea and the majority of that through narrow, vulnerable straits such as Malacca, Singapore and Taiwan. This has forced the Asia-Pacific region…

Oil and gas in South China Sea produces tension between Phillipines and China

Oil and gas in South China Sea produces tension between Phillipines and China

The Philippines are set to auction off three areas in the South China Sea (Pacific Ocean) for oil and gas exploration that are also claimed by continental China. Various companies…

Hong Kong also threatened by Chinese hackers.

Hong Kong also threatened by Chinese hackers.

Security experts have warned multinationals with bases in Hong Kong that they are not immune to cyber attack from China despite the shared sovereignty between the Special Administrative Region (SAR)and…

U.S. Pacific goals: contain China and North Korea.

U.S. Pacific goals: contain China and North Korea.

The U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, speaking at an annual security forum in Singapore, announced the U.S. strategy for The Pacific region: to contain China’s emergence as a global power.…

Papua New Guinea´s Army: We are ready!

Papua New Guinea´s Army: We are ready!

  WE are ready!” That was the emphatic statement of confidence delivered by the Police and Papua New Guinea Defence Force soldiers in Lae on Saturday about their role in…

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