Category Vietnam

The Confession Of The Commander Of China’s Aircraft Carrier Liaoning [[

http://www.eastpendulum.com/la-confession-du-commandant-de-porte-avions-liaoning [Machine translation from the French] The confession of the commander of aircraft carrier Liaoning [[ BY HENRI KENHMANN  14 OCTOBER 2017 · · · “I am waiting for you on board our aircraft carrier …”, it is with this simple sentence that Rear Admiral LIU Zhe (刘 喆), commander of aircraft carrier Liaoning , closed a television broadcast aired in […]

U.S. Spy Planes Kept Eye On Chinese Scientists During Research Expedition Near Guam

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2113883/us-spy-planes-kept-eye-chinese-scientists-during U.S. Spy Planes Kept Eye On Chinese Scientists During Research Expedition Near Guam The Kexue oceanographic ship had regular low flyovers from US Navy P3-Orion surveillance aircraft while investigating a seamount southeast of Guam PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 04 October, 2017, 2:32pm UPDATED : Thursday, 05 October, 2017, 7:18am Stephen Chen China’s most advanced research […]

Russia To Donate Kalashnikovs, Trucks And Munitions To Philippines

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-russia-defence/russia-to-donate-kalashnikovs-trucks-and-munitions-to-philippines-idUSKBN1CG1H0 #WORLD NEWS OCTOBER 11, 2017 / 7:49 AM / 2 DAYS AGO Russia to donate Kalashnikovs, trucks and munitions to Philippines Reuters Staff · · MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday announced that Russia would donate defense hardware to support the military’s fight against pro-Islamic State militants, who he said could […]

“The Scar On America’s Soul:”  As A Major New Documentary Relives The Horror Of Vietnam, British Historian Max Hastings, Who Reported On The War, Says The U.S. Still Hasn’t Learned The Lessons Of Its Disasters Abroad

The Scar On America’s Soul:  As A Major New Documentary Relives The Horror Of Vietnam, British Historian Max Hastings, Who Reported On The War, Says The U.S. Still Hasn’t Learned The Lessons Of Its Disasters Abroad   www.fortunascorner.com         World-renowned British war historian Max Hastings, has an article with the title above in […]

Missing From Ken Burns’ ‘Vietnam’: The Patriotism And Pride Of Those Who Fought

Missing from Ken Burns’ ‘Vietnam’: the patriotism and pride of those who fought New York Post · by Bing West · September 20, 2017 To understand Ken Burns’ 18-hour Vietnam documentary, listen to the music. The haunting score tells you: This will be a tale of misery. And indeed, Burns and his co-author Geoffrey C. Ward conclude their script […]

U.S. Options For Basing Forces To Deter North Korea

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell provided some comments highlighted in blue below about this article.  Col. Maxwell’s contact info is at the bottom of this email.  RCP David Maxwell Comments:  Option two is quite the recommended gamble that throws the ROK under the bus and fully supports the north Korean strategy (a main pillar of which […]

Chuck Hagel: Lessons In Ken Burns’ Vietnam War Documentary Apply Today

Chuck Hagel: Lessons in Ken Burns’ Vietnam War documentary apply today Omaha.com · by Joseph Morton / World-Herald Bureau WASHINGTON — Americans can find lessons that apply today in filmmaker Ken Burns’ new project “The Vietnam War,” former Defense Secretary and Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel said after seeing much of it. “We’re at a point in our […]

Be Skeptical Of Ken Burn’s Documentary: The Vietnam War

HENRY MARK HOLZER LEGAL AND POLITICAL COMMENTARY www.henrymarkholzer.blogspot.com Re: Ken Burns’s forthcoming documentary, The Vietnam War Be skeptical of Ken Burns’ documentary: The Vietnam War by Terry Garlock Some months ago I and a dozen other local veterans attended a screening at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta – preview of a new documentary on […]

The Rise Of China’s ‘Blue Water’ Navy: Will The Pacific Turn Red?

The Rise Of China’s ‘Blue Water’ Navy: Will The Pacific Turn Red? By Guest Contributor – September 5, 2017 SHARE Facebook Twitter The rise of China as a maritime power was further enhanced by the news that China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier will be transferred from the dry dock of the Dalian shipyard, and […]

Date Set For China’s Most Important Political Event: The Communist Party Congress

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2108979/date-set-chinas-communist-party-congress?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20170831&utm_campaign=breaking_news&emarsys=1&sc_src=email_2003370&sc_llid=98538&sc_lid=145379059&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE Date set for China’s most important political event: the Communist Party congress Twice-a-decade congress will decide the new leadership line-up PUBLISHED : Thursday, 31 August, 2017, 6:12pm UPDATED : Thursday, 31 August, 2017, 6:26pm Viola ZhouJun MaiNectar GanChoi Chi-yuk 1 PrintEmail China’s ruling Communist Party will convene its key five-yearly congress in Beijing on […]