Category Archives: military

Taiwan’s military intelligence thorough infiltrated – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnickvia Flickr Two high-profile arrests in Taiwan show that China has thoroughly infiltrated Taiwan’s Military Intelligence Bureau (MIB), writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News. Col. Lo Chi-cheng of the…

Despite funding problems, Taiwan Marines want their vehicles – Wendell Minnick

Image via Wikipedia Although Taiwan’s military have problems in making ends meet, and have even deferred advanced US weapon systems, the island’s Marines want to push ahead with the purchase…

Taiwan returns rockets and hurts US ties – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnck via Flickr The surprise move by Taiwan to defer two advanced weapon systems from the US is going to hurt its ties with its American allies, says Wendell…

Taiwan rocket story ´political´ – Wendell Minnick

Taiwan via Wikipedia Director General Tsai De-sheng of the Taiwanese National Security Bureau said this week that the number of rockets  pointing at the island from China have risen to 1,400,…

Xi Jinping: the compromise candidate – Victor Shih

Xi Jinping via Wikipedia After the elevation of Xi Jinping, son of the revolutionary hero Xi Zhongxun, into China’s military comite, analysts try to find out what his agenda is. That is…

Taiwan’s military running out of funding – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick via Flickr Taiwan’s military are running out of money because of huge outstanding bills for the US and a reduced defense budget, writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News….

China’s defense industry elbows into Africa – Wendell Minnick

Image via Wikipedia China has become a new player in Africa and its defense industry is following that trend, notes Wendell Minnick in Defense News. China was competing with the…

‘Fat China’ scores in most-sought speakers for September 2010

Paul French by Fantake via Flickr Some remarkable changes in our monthly top-10 of most-sought speakers. While most of the listed speakers hold on to their position in the list,…

US sends radar upgrades to Taiwan – Wendell Minnick

Wendel Minnick by Fantake via Flickr In a move that is likely going to upset China, the US has send radar upgrades to Taiwan for its Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF), writes…

Vietnam and US getting closer, thanks to China – Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnickvia Flickr China’s maritime actions are enticing Vietnam to edge closer to the US, writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News.  The United States is taking advantage of Vietnamese angst…