Analysis

China deepens military ties with Iran

February 20, 2016 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

China and Iran seem willing to deepen military ties. Deputy chief of staff of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), Admiral Sun Jianguo, met with Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan in Tehran  to discuss deepening military […]

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Tokyo’s record defense spending in 2016

December 26, 2015 Laurentiu Nedianu 1

The proposed fiscal 2016 Japanese budget’s spending on items related to defense and foreign affairs reflects Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s views on the exercise of “proactive pacifism.” Defense spending is to surpass 5 trillion […]