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Two Large Steps for the Australia-Japan Relationship on the Horizon?

Two very interesting pieces of news have surfaced in the last two days regarding the Australia-Japan relationship. On Wednesday morning (日) in New York, Japan and Australia, on the heels of the recent two-plus-two dialogue in Sydney, agreed to further deepening of the strategic partnership, and explicitly committed themselves to making a breakthrough on the Economic Partnership Agreement...

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U.S. Military Conducts Naval Drills with Japan & South Korea and Live-fire Exercise with ROKN

U.S. Military Conducts Naval Drills with Japan & South Korea and Live-fire Exercise with ROKN

It's a busy week for ever emerging East Asian Alliances....

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Mother of All War Games Planned by China, Russia, Iran and Syria

Mother of All War Games Planned by China, Russia, Iran and Syria

China, Russia, Iran and Syria plan to stage the "biggest joint war game in the Middle East” ever next month, with 90,000 troops, 400 warplanes, 1,000 tanks, and a slew of warships and submarines to take part.

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Corruption is Rotting the PLA From Within

Corruption is Rotting the PLA From Within

China's People's Liberation Army is plagued with rampant corruption that threatens to destroy it from within. "No country can defeat China," but "our own corruption can destroy us," says top PLA general.

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Taiwan Considers Indigenous Submarine Construction

Taiwan Considers Indigenous Submarine Construction

Taiwan feels increased pressure for indigenous submarine designs, after years of being left hanging by the United States

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North Korea Demonstrates Their Military Superiority with WWII-esque Katyusha Rocket Trucks

North Korea Demonstrates Their Military Superiority with WWII-esque Katyusha Rocket Trucks

The technology recently demonstrated during North Korean combat exercises would seem inferior if shown in the original "Red Dawn."

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South Korea's $1.1 Billion Dollar Submarine Deal with Indonesia on Thin Ice

South Korea’s $1.1 Billion Dollar Submarine Deal with Indonesia on Thin Ice

A sudden $300 million jump in costs may cause the Type 209 Submarine contract to slip through Seoul's fingers.

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China Says Defense Spending Will Increase 11.2% to $110 Billion in 2012

China Says Defense Spending Will Increase 11.2% to $110 Billion in 2012

China will boost military spending by 11.2 percent this year, the government said on Sunday, unveiling Beijing's first defense budget since President Barack Obama launched a "pivot" to reinforce U.S. influence across the Asia-Pacific.

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South Korea to Export Submarines to Indonesia

South Korea to Export Submarines to Indonesia

A $1.1 Billion submarine deal with Indonesia effectively doubles South Korea's arms exports

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‘Marine Week 2011′ Offers Insight into the ROK’s Current & Future Naval Warfare Trajectory (Part 2)

‘Marine Week 2011′ Offers Insight into the ROK’s Current & Future Naval Warfare Trajectory (Part 2)

Introducing the ROK Navy's KSS 500A Submarine...

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‘Marine Week 2011′ Offers Insight into the ROK’s Current & Future Naval Warfare Trajectory (Part 1)

‘Marine Week 2011′ Offers Insight into the ROK’s Current & Future Naval Warfare Trajectory (Part 1)

Part one in a review of the various military technologies seen at Marine Week 2011 in Busan.

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