The Great Western Gas Fiasco

The Great Western Gas Fiasco

When I was invited in 1980 by Chinese military intelligence to “exchange views”, writes Eric Margolis, I asked how long it would take for the Chinese Army to take Vladivostok. After a long, uncomfortable silence, a general spat out, “one week”

Who Needs The United States? Not Russia And China

Russia and China have just signed “the gas deal of the century”, and are discussing using their own currencies to trade with one another. This has huge implications for the U.S. economy. Michael Synder explains

Russia sees expansion of ties with China undoubted diplomatic priority

On the eve on joint naval drills in the South China Sea, Russian President Putin lauds ties between the two nations, describing China as “our reliable friend”

Trouble at the Top

Chinese officialdom is in turmoil. Abram N. Shulsky and Gary Schmitt explain

Pacific Fleet Warships Head to Shanghai for Russia-China Drills

The latest in a growing number of joint Russian-Chinese military drills

China Just Tested A Hypersonic Missile Vehicle

China Just Tested A Hypersonic Missile Vehicle

The test makes China the second country after the US to conduct experimental flights with hypersonic vehicles, a technology that could allow armies to rapidly strike distant targets anywhere around the globe

US corn exports to China drop 85 percent after ban on GMO strains – industry report

The whole world is turning away from genetically modified foods (GM). China being the latest country to block the importation of US GMO corn

Four stabbed to death in latest Chinese knife attack

This most recent attack is likely to exacerbate tension in a nation already rattled by the knife attacks two weeks ago

Top Gun takeover: Stolen F-35 secrets showing up in China’s stealth fighter

Latest Chinese stealth fighter uses technology from F-35 obtained through cyber espionage campaign

Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777, Flight MH370, disappeared from radar.

Breaking: Interpol Looking at 35 Year-Old Uighur Passenger on MH370 – Trained in Flight Simulation

Earlier this month the Muslim Uighurs from Western China were blamed for a violent attack at a train station

China Starts To Make A Power Move Against The U.S. Dollar

China accumulating vast gold reserves as it prepares to dump the U.S. dollar

China training for ‘short, sharp war’ against Japan

Director of intelligence for the US Pacific Fleet says Beijing’s military exercises designed to invade and gain control of the disputed Senkaku islands

New Chinese submarine patrol puts Hawaii, Alaska within nuke range - report

New Chinese submarine patrol puts Hawaii, Alaska within nuke range – report

New Chinese submarine patrols will bring some western states of the U.S. within range of Chinese nuclear ballistic missiles 24/7

Artist's conception. Click to enlarge

China Building Second Aircraft Carrier, Two More In The Pipeline

China’s plans to develop a full blue-water navy are well underway with the construction of a second aircraft carrier confirmed and two more planned

Pentagon Concerned by China’s New High-Speed Missile

Concern that China military advances will overtake U.S. technological lead in as little as five years

A naval soldier aboard China's first aircraft carrier Liaoning. Click to enlarge

China ‘building second aircraft carrier’

China has reportedly begun construction of a second aircraft carrier in an effort to develop the world second biggest navy

Artists conception of Artists impression of Chinese hypersonic vehicle. Click to enlarge

China confirms new hypersonic glide vehicle test-flight

China reportedly successfully tests vehicle capable of delivering nuclear warheads at speeds up to 7,680 miles per hour.

China’s first aircraft carrier completes sea trials

Xinhua said the aircraft carrier had tested its combat system and conducted a formation practice and “attained the anticipated objectives”

Chinese President Orders PLA To Prepare For War

President Xi Jinping has ordered Chinese military to be “ready if called upon not only to fight, but to win”

Chinese naval soldiers man their stations aboard the countrys first aircraft carrier Liaoning. Click to enlarge

China planning 110,000-ton ‘super aircraft carrier’ to rival US naval power

Marking another step to challenge U.S. supremacy, reports emerge of Chinese plans to launch a giant new nuclear powered aircraft carrier to rival America’s most powerful