Category Japan

China Expands Its Influence At Djibouti’s Ports

https://www.maritime-executive.com/article/china-expands-its-influence-at-djiboutis-ports China Expands its Influence at Djibouti’s Ports File image By MarEx 2017-11-16 19:41:00 On Monday, Chinese energy consortium POLY-GCL Petroleum Group signed an MoU to invest$4 billion in a natural gas pipeline, an LNG plant and a loading terminal at Damerjog, Djibouti.The preliminary agreement will be finalized within six months and the groundbreaking should be sometime next year, energy minister […]

China’s First Carrier Battle Group Ready To Set Sail

China’s First Carrier Battle Group Ready To Set Sail   Colonel Vinayak Bhat (retd)  16 November, 2017 https://theprint.in/2017/11/16/chinas-first-carrier-battle-group-ready-to-set-sail/ China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning aircraft carrier arrives on July 7, 2017 in Hong Kong. | Photo by Keith Tsuji/Getty Images Satellite images show a carrier and a general supply vessel, along with large amounts of loads, being […]

Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So The U.S. Is Experimenting.

Please go to this link to view the graphics in the correct format.  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/16/us/politics/north-korea-missile-defense-cyber-drones.html?_r=0 Downing North Korean Missiles Is Hard. So the U.S. Is Experimenting. The New York Times · by DAVID E. SANGER and WILLIAM J. BROAD · November 16, 2017 WASHINGTON — Concerned that the missile defense system designed to protect American cities is insufficient by itself […]

Kim’s Sea Monster: Satellite Images Reveal North Korea Is Dangerously Close To Finishing New Ballistic Missile Submarine

KIM’S SEA MONSTER Satellite images reveal North Korea is dangerously close to finishing new ballistic missile submarine A North Korea monitoring organisation has published images taken on November 5 showing activity at North Korea’s Sinpo South Shipyard. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4933856/north-korea-ballistic-missile-submarine-satellite-images/ By Corey Charlton 17th November 2017, 9:55 am Updated: 17th November 2017, 10:52 am SATELLITE images taken this month […]

U.S. Government Shares Technical Details On North Korean Hacking Campaign

U.S. government shares technical details on North Korean hacking campaign Reuters · by Dustin Volz · November 14, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Tuesday issued a technical alert about cyber attacks it said are sponsored by the North Korean government that have targeted the aerospace, telecommunications and financial industries since 2016. The alert, from the […]

Chinese & Russian Perspectives On Non-Nuclear Weapons & Nuclear Risks

  http://carnegieendowment.org/2017/11/08/entanglement-chinese-and-russian-perspectives-on-non-nuclear-weapons-and-nuclear-risks-pub-73162 FULL TEXT (pdf):  http://carnegieendowment.org/files/Entanglement_interior_FNL.pdf Entanglement: Chinese and Russian Perspectives on Non-nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Risks JAMES M. ACTON,  ALEXEY ARBATOV,  VLADIMIR DVORKIN,  PETR TOPYCHKANOV,  TONG ZHAO,  LI BIN The risk of an inadvertent nuclear war is rising because of the entanglement of non-nuclear weapons with nuclear weapons and their command-and-control capabilities. Published November 08, 2017 Summary The entanglement of […]

China Sending Envoy To North Korea Following Trump Visit

David Maxwell Comments:  Coincidence?  Routine?  I think not. Song Tao, the head of China’s ruling Communist Party’s International Department, will travel to Pyongyang on Friday to report on outcomes of the party’s national congress held last month, the official Xinhua News Agency said.   Xinhua said Song, as president and party leader Xi Jinping’s special […]

Seoul Asks Beijing To Hand Over North Korean Defectors

I hope POTUS Trump raised this issue while in China.  This is a crime against humanity and should not go without consequences.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell comments:  China needs to be sanctioned over this ​ if the defectors are returned to north Korea.  The defectors will end up in the gulags described in the previous […]

North Korean Defector Pleads For Help To Stop China From Sending His Family Back To North Korea & Certain Execution

David Maxwell’s Comment:  “China needs to be sanctioned for its support to north Korean human rights abuses.  China is violating human rights by sending this family back to the North.”  Amen!  RCP, fortunascorner.com The consequences of deportation would be dire. “They will definitely be sent to a prison camp. In the worst case, they will […]

‘Welcome To China Mr. President;’ Beijing Figures Out How To Play Trump

  http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/diplomacy/article/2119249/chinese-have-figured-out-how-play-trump-asian-leaders-going ‘The Chinese have figured out how to play Trump’: Asian leaders go the extra mile to flatter US president All presidents get red-carpet treatment abroad, but Trump’s welcome receptions have been especially grandiose PUBLISHED : Friday, 10 November, 2017, 8:16am UPDATED : Friday, 10 November, 2017, 10:29am COMMENTS: 19  Associated Press 9 Nov 2017 […]