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China's Military Jet Engine Program: Progress Report

China’s Military Jet Engine Program: Progress Report

China’s inability to domestically mass-produce modern high-performance jet engines has been a persistent Achilles heel of the Chinese military aerospace sector. Can China end its reliance on Russian-made engines?

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Update #6: Chinese/Philippine Standoff Passes Three Weeks, Rumors of War Hit Chinese Media

Update #6: Chinese/Philippine Standoff Passes Three Weeks, Rumors of War Hit Chinese Media

Yesterday the internet flared up with rumors of China moving towards a state of war with the Philippines over the now three week Scarborough Shoal issue.

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Bin Laden Pondered Attacking South Korea

Bin Laden Pondered Attacking South Korea

On Monday, the Chosun Ilbo reported on deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's recently revealed documents that hinted at attacks on American interests in South Korea

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Republic of China (Taiwan) Developing 500-ton "Carrier Killer" Fast Attack Missile Boat

Republic of China (Taiwan) Developing 500-ton “Carrier Killer” Fast Attack Missile Boat

Taiwan is in dire need of improving its naval capabilities, but their naval shipbuilding industry has always encountered difficulties in projects actually being realized

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North Korea Ready for Third Nuclear Test

North Korea Ready for Third Nuclear Test

Setting off a third nuclear device is a widely expected move for the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea, but it's not one that will do them any favors.

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Update #4: The Philippines Turns to the U.S. over Two-Week Chinese/Philippine Scarborough Shoal Standoff

Update #4: The Philippines Turns to the U.S. over Two-Week Chinese/Philippine Scarborough Shoal Standoff

China has pulled out their "Yuzheng 310 " ship and another maritime surveillance vessel, but tensions around the Scarborough Shoal continue

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Update #3: The Chinese/Philippine Standoff Over Scarborough Shoal Hits Day 10

Update #3: The Chinese/Philippine Standoff Over Scarborough Shoal Hits Day 10

Last week at this time, China and the Philippines looked near a potential resolution. One week later, diplomacy has gotten nowhere.

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South Korea Deploys Hyunmu-3C Missile with 1,500km Range

South Korea Deploys Hyunmu-3C Missile with 1,500km Range

"South Korea has deployed a new long-range cruise missile that puts nuclear and missile sites in the entire North Korean territory within striking distance"

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South Korean Warships Searching for North Korean Rocket Debris

South Korean Warships Searching for North Korean Rocket Debris

The North Koreans are doing a wonderful job of giving Japan, South Korea, and the United States great practice at coordinating efforts for any future confrontations with China

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Update: Philippine and Chinese Vessels Continue Standoff Over Scarborough Shoal EEZ Rights

Update: Philippine and Chinese Vessels Continue Standoff Over Scarborough Shoal EEZ Rights

While ships involved in the confrontation continue to change, the Philippines and China continue to knock heads over their territorial rights

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North Korea Launches Unha-3 Rocket, but Launch Likely Failure

North Korea Launches Unha-3 Rocket, but Launch Likely Failure

Japan, South Korea, and the United States believe the rocket failed shortly after launch

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Philippine Frigate and Chinese Vessels in Standoff Over Scarborough Shoal EEZ Rights

Philippine Frigate and Chinese Vessels in Standoff Over Scarborough Shoal EEZ Rights

The Philippines and China clash over a region that both lay claim to

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