Search: Armed Forces,International Security,Asia-Pacific,Arms,China (2 materials)

Fretting about China's Military Modernization?

A Global Force For a long time China's military rise had been overshadowed by its economic boom.... ... distance from China's borders. Since the mid-2000s the Chinese armed forces have been undergoing a radical transformation, possibly ... ... Force. Combat training has been focused on the interaction of arms and services using up-to-date computerized systems. The armed ... ... to step up their own upgrading, and the same is true of other Asia-Pacific countries including Japan and Vietnam. Washington ...


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

... 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... ... least until 2024, ostensibly exceeding AUD 40 billion by that date. The Australian armed forces are developing their mission to maintain the country's security in case... ... by the "Russian annexation of Crimea", disputes over islands in the South China Sea and East China Sea, and the nuclear status of North Korea. Middle Range Power...


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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  
     21 (19%)
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