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U.S. Will Unveil New Indo-Pacific Strategy Next Month

U.S. Will Unveil New Indo-Pacific Strategy Next Month – USNI News news.usni.org · by Dzirhan Mahadzir · April 30, 2019 USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), left, and the Japanese helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181), right, sail in formation with 16 other ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) during Keen Sword 19 on Nov. […]

U.S. To Snub PLA Navy Anniversary State Department Vetoed Plan To Send Warships For Naval Parade In Qingdao

Senior Editor 202-465-8616 freebeacon.com @billgertz On Apr 5, 2019, at 3:24 PM, Mark Schneider <drmarkschneider1@gmail.com> wrote: U.S. to Snub PLA Navy Anniversary State Department vetoed plan to send warships for naval parade in Qingdao Share Tweet Email Getty Images   · ·  ·    ·  ·  ··  ·    BY: Bill Gertz April 3, 2019 4:59 am The Trump administration has blocked […]

‘Last Adult’ James Mattis Leaves The Room: What Next For Asia?

‘Last Adult’ James Mattis Leaves The Room: What Next For Asia? South China Morning Post · December 21, 2018 The resignation of United States Defence Secretary James Mattis, the so-called last adult in the room in the Trump administration, has plunged the future of the decades-old security balance in Asia into doubt. Mattis’ exit, after nearly […]

U.S. To Join Australia In Papua New Guinea Naval Base Plan

U.S. To Join Australia In Papua New Guinea Naval Base Plan BBC · November 17, 2018 The US says it will join Australia in developing a naval base in Papua New Guinea (PNG), in an apparent move to curb China’s growing influence. Vice-President Mike Pence said the three countries would work together on the facility on […]

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavor Is Believed To Have Finally Been Found, Off Rhode Island Coast, 250 Years After Historic Voyage/Discovery Of Australia; What Is Likely Left Of One Of The Most Famous Of All Naval Ships

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavor Is Believed To Have Finally Been Found, Off Rhode Island Coast, 250 Years After Historic Voyage/Discovery Of Australia; What Is Likely Left Of One Of The Most Famous Of All Naval Ships https://fortunascorner.com     Numerous media outlets are reporting that Captain Cook’s famous HMS Endeavor is believed to have finally been found, 250 […]

U.S. Sending Billions Worth Of Spy Planes To Asian Allies

U.S. Sending Billions Worth of Spy Planes To Asian Allies breakingdefense.com · by Paul McLeary US Navy P-8 Poseidon WASHINGTON: The State Department has approved the $2.6 billion sale of six P-8A Poseidon maritime reconnaissance aircraft and 64 Patriot anti-ballistic missile weapons to South Korea. It’s another sign that U.S. allies are stocking up on American military tech to counter China, while […]

Simon Draper: China’s Mysterious Belt And Road Initiative

Simon Draper: China’s mysterious Belt and Road Initiative SIMON DRAPER Last updated 05:00, August 20 2018 CHINA STRINGER NETWORK/REUTERS People take pictures in front of a “Golden Bridge on Silk Road” installation, set up ahead of the Belt and Road Forum in China in 2017. OPINION: If you’ve hosted any visitors from China lately, you may have […]

Chinese Bombers Likely Training For U.S. Strikes: Pentagon

Chinese bombers likely training for US strikes: Pentagon 1 / 2 A J15 fighter jet landing on China’s sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, during a drill (AFP Photo/-) Washington (AFP) – Chinese bombers are likely training for strikes against US and allied targets in the Pacific, according to a new Pentagon report that also […]

Retired Air Force General In Contention To Lead Pompeo’s Asia Team

Excerpts: Dave Stilwell served for 35 years before retiring from the Air Force at the rank of brigadier general in 2015. His last government job was as a top Asia official on the Joint Staff at the Pentagon. There, he worked closely with then-Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris, who just became U.S. ambassador to South […]

U.S. Sends Two Warships Through Taiwan Strait Amid Heightened Tensions

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2154260/us-sends-two-warships-through-taiwan-strait-amid?utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20180708&utm_campaign=scmp_today&aid=190131336&sc_src=email_2288452&sc_llid=37921&sc_lid=153157789&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE&utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email US sends two warships through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing The Taiwanese government confirmed that the warships sailed through the waters separating Taiwan and the Chinese mainland on Saturday PUBLISHED : Sunday, 08 July, 2018, 2:38am UPDATED : Sunday, 08 July, 2018, 6:08am 5  Agence France-Presse Two United States warships entered the […]