Category Archives: CHINA WATCH

WAR DRUMS: US vows to defend Japan against China

Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Friday that the United States would defend Japan against attack including over islands claimed by China as tensions boil between the Asian powers. Kerry, who said he would visit China next week, met in Washington … Continue reading

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New Chinese submarine patrol puts Hawaii, Alaska within nuke range

The Chinese are preparing to deploy submarines armed with nuclear missiles that will patrol the northern Pacific Ocean and come within range of at least two US states, according to a new report from the US Navy. The US Naval Institute … Continue reading

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Chinese warships ‘deterrent’ against US military buildup

A Chinese plan for building several aircraft carriers is “a prudent course of action” which would serve as a deterrent against US military adventurism in the Asia-Pacific region, an analyst says. “It’s [the question of] what the aircraft carriers mean. Are they … Continue reading

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China’s navy holds Indian Ocean drills

A three-ship Chinese navy squadron has concluded exercises in the Indian Ocean and sailed on to the western Pacific, showing off the growing reach of the country’s seagoing forces at a time of sharpening territorial disputes in regional waters. State broadcaster … Continue reading

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CIA Helped Saudis in Secret Chinese Missile Deal

Saudi Arabia has long been a backroom player in the Middle East’s nuclear game of thrones, apparently content to bankroll the ambitions of Pakistan and Iraq (under Saddam Hussein) to counter the rise of its mortal enemy, Iran. But as the … Continue reading

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China and Russia help global defence spending rise for first time in five years

Soaring defence budgets in China and Russia mean global military spending is growing for the first time in five years, according to new forecasts. Spending across Asia and the Middle East is surging even as the military powers of Europe and … Continue reading

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U.S. EVALUATES CHINA’S EMP THREAT

While China calls the potential use of an EMP weapon against U.S. interests its “ace,” officials inside the American Defense Department have issued a statement that warnings of an increased threat are “reckless and irresponsible.”   WND reported only days ago … Continue reading

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