War - Asia

War – Asia

China Defies Obama’s Slow Asia Pivot With Rapid Military Buildup

China Defies Obama’s Slow Asia Pivot With Rapid Military Buildup

By David J. Lynch Apr 22, 2014 President Barack Obama’s trip to Asia this week will be dominated by a country he’s not even visiting: China. Each of the four nations on the president’s itinerary is involved in territorial disputes with an increasingly assertive China. And years of military spending gains have boosted the capabilities […]

Japan expands army footprint for first time in 40 years, risks angering China

Japan expands army footprint for first time in 40 years, risks angering China

By Nobuhiro Kubo April 19, 2014 YONAGUNI, Japan (Reuters) – Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years on Saturday, breaking ground on a radar station on a tropical island off Taiwan. The move risks angering China, locked in a dispute with Japan over […]

Russian Ballistic Missile Threat

Russian Ballistic Missile Threat

April 15, 2014, by Ken Jorgustin During April-2014 the Russian military successfully launched and tested a new (mobile launched) multi-warhead ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) to validate it’s reliability. An unmentioned number of simulated nuclear warheads landed at an impact range in the Russian Far East of the SS-27 Mod 2 missile (NATO reporting name SS-29) […]

DHS study: North Korea capable of EMP attack on U.S.

DHS study: North Korea capable of EMP attack on U.S.

Long-suppressed report concludes communist nation can deliver on threats 9 April 2014 By F. Michael Maloof WASHINGTON – A long-suppressed report prepared by the Department of Homeland Security for the Defense Department concludes that North Korea could deliver on its threats to destroy the United States with a nuclear electromagnetic pulse attack. The report remains […]

Chuck Hagel says US will send two ballistic missile destroyers to Japan

Chuck Hagel says US will send two ballistic missile destroyers to Japan

US defence secretary says destroyers are to counter the North Korean threat, and says China must respect its neighbours Associated Press theguardian.com, Sunday 6 April 2014 The US defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations on Sunday, announcing that the US would send two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan […]

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