09 Nov 2021

China’s Army Furnishes Foreign Militaries With Covid-19 Vaccines

China’s People’s Liberation Army is allegedly providing foreign armies with vaccine doses. According to recent reports, the PLA has donated doses to Zimbabwe’s armed forces, a country in which only 18% of the population is fully vaccinated. In The Phillippines, the majority of service members are now vaccinated due to

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21 Oct 2021

What the C-Suite Needs to Know about the Potential Political Instability of Xi Jinping, the CPC and the PLA

The Sunday Morning Herald reports that Xi Jinping and his loyalists have experienced a plot against their power; have deployed subsequent purges of power based on these challenges, and question the loyalty of their top military brass in China. Details of these events are reviewed here.

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05 Oct 2021

China Flies a Dozen Bombers Near Taiwan, Prompting Protest From Taipei

According to reports from Taiwan, China’s military flew 56 sorties near the country, including flights by a dozen bombers. The entire situation lasted from before dawn until nighttime on Monday, intensifying a recent streak of tensions over the last several days following the arrival of an armada east of the

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09 Jun 2020

The border spat between India and China is turning into an all-out media war

Renewed minor physical conflict at the border between India and China has turned into a media war, with both countries continually bashing the other. Tensions have been escalating in the Himalayas, and Beijing and New Dehli both claim that the other has overstepped the Line of Actual Contol separating the

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31 Jan 2019

China’s military-run space station in Argentina is a ‘black box’

Although the initial agreement included the building of a visitors’ center, a decade later, the program is complete and the facility in the Argentinian desert is surrounded by tall barbed wire fences with access to outsiders by appointment only. The site does not employ any locals or non-Chinese workers. While

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16 Jan 2019

New DIA assessment warns China nears critical military milestone

A new assessment from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) warns that China is approaching a critical military milestone. The milestone, however, is not some new “doomsday device,” but a mindset. What is this worrying mindset? It is the assessment that China’s various military branches are approaching the self-conception that they

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04 Jan 2019

China shows off its own version of America’s ‘Mother of All Bombs’

China has announced the completion of its own version of America’s “Mother of All Bombs,” the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in warfare. The power of these bombs reside not only in their traditional destructive capabilities, but also their psychological and communicative component. During the Gulf War in Iraq, the

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12 Dec 2018

Senior Chinese military official urges plan to attack U.S. naval vessels in S. China Sea

PLA Air Force Colonel Commandant and President of the Institute of Marine Safety and Cooperation was quoted by Chinese media   urging preparation for attacks on U.S. vessels in the event that they enter Chinese “territorial waters.” “If the U.S. warships break into Chinese waters again, I suggests that two

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30 Oct 2018

China Is Secretly Enrolling Military Scientists in Western Universities

A recent report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) found that 2,500 scientists secretly sponsored by the Chinese military have gone to study abroad since 2007, with the intelligence sharing “Five Eyes” countries (USA, UK, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada – an intelligence alliance that highlights China as one

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05 Jul 2018

China’s army struggling with ‘peace disease’ after years without a war

The official newspaper of the Chinese Military published an article highlighting the struggle the force haces due to “peace disease,” as the army has not engaged with another country since Vietnam in the late 1970s. One of the key problems of this “disease” is the regular falsification of training data

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