Showing posts with label military buildup. Show all posts
Showing posts with label military buildup. Show all posts

Friday, June 8, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

Philippines 'confident' Chinese missiles 'not directed at us'

Philippines 'confident' Chinese missiles 'not directed at us'
The Philippines is "confident" that the missiles China recently deployed in the South China Sea, including in one reef declared by a tribunal in The Hague as part of Filipino territory, are not directed at Manila, a spokesman of President Rodrigo Duterte has said.

US Says Will Be Consequences for China's South China Sea Militarization

South China Sea
The United States has raised concerns with China about its latest militarization of the South China Sea and there will be near-term and long-term consequences, the White House said on Thursday.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Chinese Military Beefs Up Presence along Afghan Borders

Chinese  Afghan Borders
The Chinese government has stepped up its military presence in the border area with Afghanistan in a bid to prevent possible attacks on western China by militants and terror groups, local reports said.

Sunday, March 4, 2018

China Says Its 'Moderate' Defense Spending Rises Are No Threat

China Says Its 'Moderate' Defense Spending Rises Are No Threat
China's "moderate" defense spending rises in the past few years have been to make up for past deficiencies and the country’s military will not threaten anyone, a senior diplomat said on Sunday ahead of the release of the defense budget.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

«Ecoutez-nous maintenant» : Poutine vante la puissance militaire russe face à l'Occident

il est temps de considérer Moscou comme un partenaire d'égal à égal
Vladimir Poutine a fait état des avancées russes en matière d'armement dans un discours devant le Parlement, envoyant un message clair à l'adresse de Washington : il est temps de considérer Moscou comme un partenaire d'égal à égal.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Trump to ask for 716 bln USD for 2019 defense budget

Trump to ask for 716 bln USD for 2019 defense budget
US President Donald Trump is expected to ask for 716 billion US dollars for defense spending in the 2019 budget to be unveiled next month, local media reported Friday.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Japan Faces Greatest Danger since World War due to North Korea: PM

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
The security situation facing Japan is the most perilous since World War Two because of North Korea’s “unacceptable” provocations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, vowing to bolster defenses to protect the Japanese people.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Taiwanese President Announces Military Spending Boost to Check China

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen announced that her country would be drastically increasing military spending during a visit to Hawaii, so her island nation can better check their eternal rival China in the Taiwan Straits.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Trump autorise Tokyo et Séoul à acheter des armes américaines "ultra sophistiquées"

Entre 2010 et 2016, Séoul a acheté près de 5 milliards de dollars de matériel militaire aux États-Unis
Le président américain Donald Trump a tweeté ce mardi qu'il autorisait le Japon et la Corée du Sud à acheter des armes américaines "ultra sophistiquées" dans un contexte de tensions exacerbées avec la Corée du Nord qui vient de procéder à son sixième essai nucléaire.

Friday, September 1, 2017

China expects vigilance over Japan's defense budget

Japan's defense budget
China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday asked for heightened vigilance of Japan's latest attempt to increase its defense budget, saying that changes to Japan's military and security policy are closely watched by its neighbors and the international community.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Russia to give adequate response to NATO threat: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow was ready to give an adequate response to NATO's expansion in order to maintain a strategic balance, according to an interview released on Wednesday.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Mattis Says US to Oppose China’s Island Construction in South China Sea

US Defense Secretary James Mattis vowed Saturday the United States would continue to oppose China’s island-building and militarization of the disputed South China Sea but stressed peace was still an option.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Pentagon: US approves sale of $2 billion in missiles to UAE

The US State Department has approved the possible sale of 160 missiles to the United Arab Emirates for an estimated $2.0 billion, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

Friday, April 28, 2017

La Corée du Nord demande la médiation de l'ASEAN pour éviter un «holocauste nucléaire»

 Sur fond de tensions croissantes dans la péninsule coréenne, Pyongyang a demandé le soutien de l'Association des nations de l'Asie du Sud-Est pour empêcher un «holocauste nucléaire». Donald Trump a lui, mis en garde contre un «conflit majeur».

Friday, March 31, 2017

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