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US, Vietnam, and Cambodia Square Off Over South China Sea with China

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – The Obama administration pressed Beijing on Thursday to accept a code of conduct for resolving territorial disputes in the resource-rich South China Sea, a difficult U.S. mediation effort that has faced resistance from the communist government … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: China’s Economic Weakness Revealed

China’s Economic Weakness Revealed Vice President of Strategic Analysis Rodger Baker explains how Europe’s debt crisis exposed the vulnerabilities inherent in the Chinese economic model. The Chinese continue to watch the way in which the Europeans are trying to deal … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: China’s Military Power is Getting Stronger

In 2009: In 2010: In 2011: In 2012?: The Communist giant is still a long way from building a military as strong as the United States. But as the debt-ridden US Government looks to cut defense costs, China, the world’s second largest … Continue reading

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Pakistan & China Solidify Ties Amid Tension with U.S.

Watching local customers savor chicken curry and sip mango lassi during lunchtime at his Pakistani restaurant, Mughal’s, in the trendy Sanlitun neighborhood of Beijing, owner Aasif Jaleel reflects on the deep ties between China and his homeland beyond the culinary … Continue reading

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The US and Australia Signal an Alliance to the Pacific Rim Powers

CANBERRA, Australia — President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that the notion that the United States fears China or wants to exclude the growing power from American economic alliances in the Asia-Pacific region is mistaken. But he said the United States will keep … Continue reading

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Panetta Criticizes China for its lack of transparency, coupled with increasingly assertive activity in the East and South China Seas

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lashed out and criticized China for it’s secretive expansion of its military power. At a question-and-answer session with U.S. and Japanese troops at Yokota, Panetta said that despite coming budget cuts … Continue reading

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China has successfully launched the Tiangong-1, a prototype laboratory for China’s 1st orbiting space station

China has successfully launched the Tiangong-1, a prototype laboratory for China’s very first orbiting space station. Witness  the launch that took place yesterday by viewing the video below and see how Beijing’s conquest of space is literally “taking off” and catching … Continue reading

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The Russian “Wild Card” in the Future of Eurasia…

If India is the “swing state” in Asia‘s future balance of power, as a prominent CIA 2005 report put it, New Delhi is well aware that Russia remains the wild card in the region. Medvedev and Singh signed more than … Continue reading

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China bashes US over newly levied tariffs on Chinese goods

A game of cat-and-mouse between Washington and Beijing intensified yesterday after Congress gave the go-ahead on a bill that increases tariffs on Chinese goods. Those overseas have already fired back, however, and the consequences could be chaotic. Though the US … Continue reading

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NEW PENTAGON REPORT: China’s military abilities already catching up to the West

The Defense Department assessment says Beijing appears on track to achieve its goal of building a modern, regionally focused military by 2020. China’s military is closing technical gaps that long have given the United States and its allies a military edge in … Continue reading

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