South China Sea Case: China ‘Has Right To Set-Up Air Defence Zone’

July 13, 2016 8:48 am0 comments
South China Sea Case: China ‘Has Right To Set-Up Air Defence Zone’

South China Sea Case: China ‘Has Right To Set-Up Air Defence Zone’ A senior Chinese official has said China has the right to set up an air defence zone over territory it claims in the South China Sea. The statement from Vice-Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin comes a day after an […]

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Behind The Cruel Attack on Turkey

June 30, 2016 9:48 am0 comments
Behind The Cruel Attack on Turkey

The world is once again stunned and grieving over a brutal terrorist attack. This time it was in Turkey, where three suicide bombers killed at least 41 people and wounded more than 200 others at the international airport in Istanbul. The timing on Tuesday was especially cruel for a Muslim majority […]

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PAKISTAN’S NSG MEMBERSHIP

June 23, 2016 11:17 am0 comments
PAKISTAN’S NSG MEMBERSHIP

By Rana Athar Javed, Defense Analyst            Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is a group of forty-eight nuclear suppliers established in 1974 following India’s nuclear test, which shows that nuclear technology transfers for peaceful purposes could be diverted for military purposes. The aim of the NSG is […]

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South Koreans and Danish Maritime Authority in Flag State Dialogue

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South Koreans and Danish Maritime Authority in Flag State Dialogue

Six government officials from South Korea are visiting the Danish Maritime Authority and, in this connection, they exchange experiences and knowledge about shipping, inspections and safety with the Danish authorities. The South Korean government officials are, inter alia, responsible for passenger ship safety in South Korea and are visiting Europe […]

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Denmark And Sweden Want To Merge Border Controls

April 19, 2016 8:29 am0 comments
Denmark And Sweden Want To Merge Border Controls

In a bid to drastically reduce the travelling time between Denmark and Sweden, the two nations are looking into the possibility of merging their separate border controls. The Danish justice minister, Søren Pind, met with his Swedish counterpart, Anders Ygeman, at Copenhagen Airport last week to discuss the option of […]

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Barack Obama Gets Realistic at West Point

June 5, 2014 9:39 pm0 comments
Barack Obama Gets Realistic at West Point

Breaking down the president’s remarks could result in an interesting conclusion. By James Joyner In December 2009, not quite a year into office, President Barack Obama addressed the cadets at West Point to announce the Afghan surge. Faced with political goals that were unachievable given the time and resources available […]

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America’s Military at a Crossroads

December 13, 2013 8:23 pm0 comments

By Harry Kazianis More than a decade after initiating the “War on Terror,” along with invasions and occupations that brought regime change to both Iraq and Afghanistan, Washington’s defense planners face the arduous task of refocusing America’s military towards the threats of the future: defeating anti-access/area-denial (A2/AD) weapons and strategies […]

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Army’s Renewed Resolve

November 28, 2013 8:42 pm0 comments

Opinion Maker, November 5, 2013 By S. M. Hali Military exercises are simulated operations conducted under realistic scenarios to validate fresh concepts, strategy and weapon systems. Pakistan Army, operating in an environment of tension, conflict and hostile neighbourhood is constrained to conceive and review war plans to meet various contingencies, […]

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U.S. and Iran Agree to Speed Talks to Defuse Nuclear Issue

September 29, 2013 10:40 am0 comments

  By PETER BAKER WASHINGTON — The long-fractured relationship between the United States and Iran took a significant turn on Friday when President Obama and President Hassan Rouhani became the first leaders of their countries to speak since the Tehran hostage crisis more than three decades ago. In a hurriedly arranged […]

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US nuclear commander suspended over gambling probe

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US nuclear commander suspended over gambling probe

The second-in-command of the US military’s nuclear combat forces has been suspended during an investigation into illegal gambling. Navy Vice Adm Timothy Giardina was removed from duty on 3 September, a US official said on Saturday. Admiral Giardina was serving as the deputy in charge of the US Strategic Command, […]

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