Search: Asia-Pacific,Arms (6 materials)

A New Rashomon: How Tokyo’s Policy Will Shape Security in the Asia-Pacific

..., visa and other kinds of sanctions clearly demonstrate Tokyo’s commitment to the path charted by Washington and its allies. However, there have come to light some more dangerous trends—ones that could disrupt the fragile balance of power in the Asia-Pacific, causing a “wave” of instability with consequences that are difficult to predict. Nuclear Communards Andrey Gubin: The Indo-Pacific Conundrum: Why U.S. Plans Are Destined to Fail In late February 2022, former Prime Minister of Japan ...


Will There Be New Star Wars in Asia-Pacific? China's Military Space Program

... allegations that space weapons have been tested, enthusiastically states that China is growing into a space power. Consequences for Asia-Pacific NASA Pavel Luzin: Public and Private Space: Russian Competitive Opportunities However, the broad-based and rapid ... ... premeditated or accidental destruction of their vehicles, damage from falling rockets or missiles, and the risk of being drawn into an arms race, as grounds emerge for others to take the same line. In 2012, the need for anti-satellite space weapons and military ...


Fretting about China's Military Modernization?

... engines, target seekers, etc. The growing Chinese defense industry potential can also be felt via the expanding geography of its arms exports. In recent years, China has become a major weapons vendor , with most sales going to countries whose choice of partner ... ... become both a headache and a critical motive for the U.S. forces to step up their own upgrading, and the same is true of other Asia-Pacific countries including Japan and Vietnam. Washington began revising its force development to account for China's rise ...


Australia as a Middle Range Power: the Military-Political Dimension

... relations with other countries and international organizations within and beyond the region, and major guidelines for financing security activities. The Defense Issues Paper explains the need for the new defense strategy by the swift transformation of the Asia-Pacific region. The government is ready to raise military spending to two percent of GDP in as little as three years, finally topping AUD 32 billion (currently AUD 27 billion, i.e. 1.8 percent of the GDP). The two-percent figure will be maintained ...


Asia Arming Itself: Military and Technical Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region

... effects for Russian foreign policy in the Pacific, since indeed this is not a quiet ocean. 1 . Richard F.Grimmett, Conventional Arms Transfer to Developing Nations, 1996-2003. Washington, US Congressional Research Service, August 26, 2004. pp. 11, 37. 2 . Asia-Pacific Arms spending to outstrip North America’s to 2021 // The Japan Times. 2013. June, 26. URL: 3 . Top-Selling ...


The Asia-Pacific Region Arms Market

... increase Russian arms exports to APR countries has been largely exhausted. The task rather is to maintain current supply levels. The situation can only change through an escalation of existing conflict in the region, leading to an abrupt increase in arms procurement. The main sources of tension in the Asia-Pacific region are known: the Korean and Chinese-Taiwanese problems, territorial claims, ethnic and religious conflicts in Southeast Asia, the border conflict between Peru and Ecuador. Escalation of any of these conflicts in the near future, and ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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