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Mission Impossible: Inside The Dramatic Cave Rescue Of A Thai Soccer Team

Mission Impossible: Inside the Dramatic Cave Rescue of a Thai Soccer Team By Lara Seligman, foreignpolicy.comView OriginalSeptember 20th, 2018 U.S. Air Force Maj. Charles HodgesPhoto by: left At a certain moment during the mission to rescue young members of a soccer team and their coach in Thailand this past summer, U.S. Air Force Maj. Charles Hodges calculated […]

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 […]

Why A Chinese Spy Ship Is Hanging Out Next To Hawaii

Why a Chinese Spy Ship Is Hanging Out Next to Hawaii The international fleet gathered for U.S. Navy-led exercises is being watched by an uninvited visitor. By Kyle Mizokami Jul 17, 2018 Haijun360 The fleet of ships from across the Asia-Pacific region that has assembled for 2018’s Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises have a familiar observer: a […]

China Is Quietly Conducting Electronic Warfare Tests In The South China Sea

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/05/us-intel-report-china-quietly-testing-electronic-warfare-assets-on-sp.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain China is quietly conducting electronic warfare tests in the South China Sea ·           ·         China is quietly testing electronic warfare assets recently installed at fortified outposts in the South China Sea, sources tell CNBC. ·         Electronic warfare assets are designed to confuse or disable communications and radar systems. ·         A Pentagon spokesperson declined to comment on intelligence […]

The Difficulty In Reaching The Boys Stranded In An Underground Cave In Thailand — Demonstrates The Need For Underground, And Underwater Rescue Drones

The Difficulty In Reaching The Boys Stranded In An Underground Cave In Thailand — Demonstrates The Need For Underground, And Underwater Rescue Drones   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Many of us are crossing our fingers and hoping for an immediate rescue of the twelve boys and their soccer coach trapped in an underground cave – Tham […]

The China-U.S. Power Struggle Is Just Beginning

Conclusion: In the end, the U.S. and China economic rivalry probably won’t be decided by administrative law judges or trade negotiators, but in the global marketplace. Right now, the U.S. still enjoys a lead in many tech and manufacturing sectors, particularly aerospace and biotech.   Yet the days when China could be dismissed as merely […]

The Next Pacific War: Lessons From Wake Island For The PLA

The Next Pacific War: Lessons From Wake Island For The PLA By Ben Ho Wan Beng and Gary Lehmann, breakingdefense.com View Original July 1st, 2018 Marine Corps F4F Wildcat fighters lie wrecked on Wake after the battle. Expeditionary Advance Base Operations (EABO) is the new Navy-Marine Corps concept for using land units forward-deployed ashore to help win a naval […]

The China Problem: North Korea Is Just Part Of The Challenge Confronting Trump And The United States

The China Problem Column: North Korea is just a part of the challenge confronting Trump and the United States Share Tweet Email Getty Images BY: Matthew Continetti May 25, 2018 4:59 am “I think I understand why that happened,” President Trump said Thursday, reflecting on a change in North Korean behavior that prompted him to cancel […]

China ‘Dream’ Is Global Hegemony: U.S. Urged To Counter Beijing’s Military, Economic Expansion

China ‘Dream’ Is Global Hegemony U.S. urged to counter Beijing’s military, economic expansion China’s President Xi Jinping / Getty Images China ‘Dream’ Is Global Hegemony U.S. urged to counter Beijing’s military, economic expansion China’s President Xi Jinping / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz May 17, 2018 2:30 pm China’s large-scale military buildup, regional coercion, and […]

China Will Take Over The World, One Port At A Time

https://theprint.in/security/china-will-take-over-the-world-one-port-at-a-time/51006/   China will take over the world, one port at a time VANDANA MENON 19 April, 2018 ·       Security New research suggests China’s port investments as part of the Belt and Road Initiative are aimed at generating political influence and military presence in the Indo-Pacific. New Delhi: Launched in 2013, China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) […]