September 11, 2021 at 3:12 am #221871
The main reason why the USA is pulling out its troops from Afghanistan is in order to concentrate its resources, military power and money in the struggles against the hegemonic challenge of China and Russia. Until now China is not more powerful and influential than the Soviet Union. The China Sea is a very important maritime routeSeptember 11, 2021 at 10:31 am #221904
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has told a top Vietnamese official the two countries should refrain from unilateral actions regarding the South China Sea that could complicate the situation and magnify disputes.September 12, 2021 at 4:59 am #221956
Japan and Vietnam have agreed to step up cooperation.
Japan’s Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi said the deal, signed on Saturday, elevates the two countries’ defence partnership “to a new level” and that Japan and Vietnam plan to deepen defence ties through multinational joint exercises and other means.September 15, 2021 at 4:47 am #222118September 15, 2021 at 11:26 pm #222133
The encirclement of China continues
The UK, US and Australia have announced a special security pact to share advanced defence technologies, in an effort to counter China.
The partnership will enable Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time.
The pact, to be known as Aukus, will also cover artificial intelligence, quantum technologies and cyber.September 16, 2021 at 6:38 am #222140
Taiwan has proposed spending an extra $8.69bn on defence over the next five years including on new missiles. The new money which comes on top of planned military spending of $17bn for the year starting in January.September 20, 2021 at 9:56 am #222331
Japan’s defence minister, Nobuo Kishi, has urged European countries to speak out against China’s aggression, warning that the international community must bolster deterrence efforts against Beijing’s military and territorial expansion amid a growing risk of a hot conflict. China was “attempting to use its power to unilaterally change the status quo in the East and South China Seas”September 21, 2021 at 6:39 pm #222414
BBC bias stokes anti-China narrative.
Surely a mention of Australia’s expansionism is justified – its complicity with Indonesia to steal East Timor’s oil.September 24, 2021 at 4:29 am #222520
The ‘Quad’, the US, India, Australia and Japan, will hold its first in-person meeting, in Washington DCOctober 8, 2021 at 4:14 am #223242
The sabre rattling between PRC and Taiwan continues
Chinese state media has warned that the threat of war is “real” and that it “may be triggered at any time”October 8, 2021 at 5:38 am #223243
That would be called anti imperialism or national liberation
October 9, 2021 at 8:36 am #223285
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The International Communist Tendency view.October 13, 2021 at 5:15 am #223478October 14, 2021 at 2:08 am #223500
CIA has created a new center to focus exclusively on collecting intelligence about China and countering its espionage against the United States.
The Department of Defense and the intelligence community, particularly the CIA, are exaggerating the China threat just as they exaggerated the Soviet threat during the Cold War.
The U.S. strategic position is still unassailable, even in East Asia, with military superiority in various domains. China lacks strategic allies. The United States has important relations with Australia, Japan, India, South Korea, and various Southeast Asian states, a grouping which is beginning to resemble an anti-China partnership.October 14, 2021 at 5:30 am #223501
It is going to take several decades for China to reach the same technological level as the USA. There are some economical speculations that the USA is going to re-industrialize itself to be able to compete with China in the world market and production of commodities. Joe Biden New Deal is planning to finance modern technological production. They are also exaggerating the military threat of North Korea
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