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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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Asia's Military Spending Eclipses Europe's

Asia’s Military Spending Eclipses Europe’s

As Europe and the USA cut down on their military spending, Asia continues to pour money into its various military industrial complexes as tensions rise

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BAE and Lockheed Competing to offer South Korea, Taiwan F-16 Upgrades

BAE and Lockheed Competing to offer South Korea, Taiwan F-16 Upgrades

American defense companies continue their recent trend of losing ground in Asian markets.

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How China is Advancing Its Military Reach

How China is Advancing Its Military Reach

China has the largest standing army in the world with 2,285,000 personnel and an annual budget US$114.3 billion. As the US shifts its focus to Asia, Alexander Neill, head of the Asia Security Programme at the Royal United Services Institute, writes about Chinese military advances that challenge regional balances.

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Cross-Strait Relations in 2012: Political and Security Developments

Cross-Strait Relations in 2012: Political and Security Developments

In 2012, Taiwan and China will be occupied with political and leadership transitions, with electoral outcomes and succession arrangements potentially re-defining the cross-Strait status quo and yielding greater regional and international tension.

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