- Will ROK PM's visit to Japan leads to détente for Tokyo and Seoul?
- ROK Prime Minister LeeNak-yeon will visit Japan from October 22 to 24 and attend the Enthronement Ceremony for Emperor Naruhito on behalf of the ROK government. He will be the highest-level ROK official to visit Japan after Japan's export restriction, and the world is watching closely whether his visit will thaw the icy relation between the two countries.
- Arms export: France's new glory?
- Since the beginning of President Charles de Gaulle in the 1960s, French leaders have always insisted on an independent defense industry foundation, that is, independent of American technology, and capable of developing and manufacturing all major weapons systems.
- Power pattern in the Middle East undergoes profound changes
- It should be pointed out that these non-Arab countries are not major powers, but their political ambitions are generally greater compared with their own strength at present. In the long run, this has far-reaching implications for peace and development in the Middle East.
- China-Russia missile defense cooperation needed
- Russian President Vladimir Putin on October 3 spoke of helping "Chinese partners create a missile attack warning system" at the final plenary session of the 16th meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi, Russia.
- Consequences of US dumping Kurdish allies
- Syria TV reported on October 7 that that night in northeastern border of Syria, Turkish troops launched a military operation targeting the position of the Syrian Democratic Forces led by the Kurdish armed forces. The White House issued a statement on the previous day, announcing it will not support or be involved in the Turkish military operations and the US troops will withdraw from the relevant regions.
- Why does US preach that NATO has lost its advantage over Russia?
- A few days ago, General Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff and the US' highest-ranking military officer, expressed concerns about NATO's loss of military superiority to Russia during the NATO's Military Committee meeting. This has raised great attention around the world.
- India's huge military budget may trigger arms race with Pakistan
- Indian government plans to spend USD 130 billion in the next 5-7 years on buying military equipment to enhance its armed troops' combat capability. How will India spend such a huge military budget then? And what effect will it put on the surrounding regions?
- Chinese parade injects confidence to safeguard world peace
- China held a military parade on Tuesday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China, the 15th National Day parade since 1949. During the parade President Xi Jinping delivered a speech to renew China's commitment to peaceful development. Seven experts share their views on the parade and Xi's speech.