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Pentagon Report on China Military is a Yawner

Pentagon Report on China Military is a Yawner

The Pentagon issued its 2012 China report to Congress on Friday. It's not that much different from 2011.

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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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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 #5: U.S. Reaffirms Defense of Philippines as Tensions with China Rise

Update #5: U.S. Reaffirms Defense of Philippines as Tensions with China Rise

The United States could have picked a better day to reassure the Philippines on which side of the fence they stand on as the Scarborough Shoal standoff reaches week four

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As China Rattles Sabers, U.S. Rattles Back Via Taiwan Fighter Sales Insinuations

As China Rattles Sabers, U.S. Rattles Back Via Taiwan Fighter Sales Insinuations

The United States may consider selling new fighter jets to Taiwan.

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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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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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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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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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