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The wars that really are about the oil

Source: Spectator UK Excerpt: Americans who hope that ‘energy independence’ can reduce US involvement in the Middle East similarly fail to understand the post-Cold War strategy of their own country. Thanks to the...

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30. 08. 2014
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Xi Jinping urges China’s military to create ‘information warfare’ strategy

Source: SMCP President Xi Jinping has said China would spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new strategy for “information warfare” as the country embarked on military reform, state...

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28. 08. 2014
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Chinese interceptions of U.S. military planes could intensify due to submarine base

Source: Euro News One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes in the wake of an incident over the South China Sea last week that Washington condemned as...

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27. 08. 2014
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China Devouring Raw Materials: To Spend $300m on 17,000 Acre Ugandan Farm

Source: Frontiers/WSJ China’s Sichuan provincial department of agriculture plans to invest up to $300 million to boost production of several agricultural commodities in Uganda, officials said Wednesday. Sichuan plans to open up a...

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25. 08. 2014
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China’s “Nine-Dash Line” Advance Spurs Indonesian Military Shift to Remote Gas-Rich Islands

Source: Reuters They know Natuna is quite a prize. Its fish-rich waters are routinely plundered by foreign trawlers. Lying just inside its 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone is the East Natuna gas field, one...

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22. 08. 2014
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China vs US – superpower standoff in Africa

Source: New Zealand herald As Muammar Gaddafi’s regime began to unravel in 2011, amid chaotic fighting between Libya’s military and rebels, foreign nations rushed to withdraw their citizens. The rescued included about 35,000...

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21. 08. 2014
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India plans US$10bn mountain strike corps to counter China

Source: Want China Times India is building a new 620-billion-rupee (US$10 billion) mountain strike corps to counter China along the China-India border in the northeastern part of the country, according to a report...

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20. 08. 2014
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How The Future of Warfare is Financial War

Source: Morning Money Au What follows is an exclusive extract of Jim Rickards’ speech at World War D earlier this year. Jim is a lawyer, economist, investment banker and bestselling author of Currency Wars and The Death of...

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20. 08. 2014
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China working to dominate sea routes as US loses interest

Source: Gulf News The oceans will be the world’s 21st century battlefields as new and old economic powers will struggle to dominate the maritime trade routes along which 90 per cent of global...

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20. 08. 2014
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North Korea Redeploys Tanks, Troops, Weapons From DMZ To China Border

Source: ChinaTopix North Korea has redeployed dozens of tanks from the South Korean Demilitarized Zone to the Chinese border, reports from South Korea said Wednesday. South Korean sources speculated the movement of tanks,...

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16. 08. 2014
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Dempsey Favors Building Vietnamese Naval Capabilities

Editor’s Note: Vietnam’s weapons embargo will be lifted by the United States in preparation to use Vietnam as an ally to contain China’s encroachment into the South China Sea. Source: Department of Defense...

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14. 08. 2014
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China Outsources Dirty Work to U.S. Military

Source: Bloomberg View There’s very little that the Chinese government likes less than the projection of U.S. military power. The reasons range widely — from a general distaste for the U.S. meddling outside...

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25 year Agreement w/ Australia: Thousands of US troops, warplanes and the global ballistic missile shield

Source: Channel News Asia ustralia and the United States will sign a 25-year deal allowing 2,500 US Marines and air force personnel to train Down Under, Defence Minister David Johnston said on Monday...

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US shows commitment to Pacific-Asia region as B-2s deploy to Guam

Source: Stars and Stripes Three U.S.-based B-2 bombers will fly training missions out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, this month, according to Pacific Air Forces. The bombers deployed to Guam on Wednesday,...

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China to ship in 5,000 foreign workers for the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway project

Source: The Star China Road and Bridge Corporation will bring in 5,000 workers to work on the standard gauge railway, Kenya Railways MD has said. The works on the 609km railway is expected...

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06. 08. 2014
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Defense paper: China maneuvers ‘coercive’

Source: Japan News Japan’s defense white paper for 2014 expressed the country’s greater-than-ever concerns about China, which is expanding its maritime presence, and North Korea, which has not ceased its nuclear and ballistic...

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Africanistan -The New Scramble for Africa

Source: Al Jazeera Youtube Described by many as the ‘new scramble for Africa’, the US, China and other nations are attempting to consolidate their grip on Africa’s natural resources and its growing consumer class....

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02. 08. 2014
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Global Strike Command enhances nuclear strike capability at Guam

Source: Want China Times The United States is enhancing its nuclear strike capability at Guam for a potential confrontation against China in the Far East, the Tokyo-based Sankei Shimbun reported on July 30. General...

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02. 08. 2014
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Japan to create SDF space monitoring division by 2019

Editor’s Note: SDF space monitoring unit will be more than keeping tabs on space junk and debris. Japan’s space monitoring unit will be responsible for monitoring all aspects of China’s developing space capabilities. ISR of Chinese...

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30. 07. 2014
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The Xingjiangistan Connection

Source: Foreign Policy hen the Pakistani army launched its campaign in the militant-riddled tribal region North Waziristan in June, it was tempting to attribute the operation to U.S. pressure. For many years, Washington...

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28. 07. 2014
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New York State and DHS collecting and archiving tens of millions of records that track vehicle movement

Source: USA Today In a crime-fighting tactic that sets civil libertarians’ teeth on edge, police in Monroe County and other urban counties across New York state are collecting and archiving tens of millions...

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23. 07. 2014
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Chinese Think Tank: China hit by Western military moves in Africa

Source: SCMP China’s involvement in Africa will face complications despite pouring in billions in investment and aid because Western nations are stepping up their military presence on the continent, a major Chinese think...

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21. 07. 2014
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New-version battle maps distributed to PLA troop units

Source: ECNS A batch of new-version paper-made battle maps with a scale of 1:50,000 obtained by a motorized infantry brigade under the Lanzhou Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army...

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19. 07. 2014
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More U.S. Companies Use Chinese Currency Renminbi for Settling Transactions

Source: Treasury and Risk Among U.S. companies that do business in China, the proportion settling transactions in renminbi (RMB) has nearly doubled in the past year. The United States still lags behind some European nations, but...

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07. 07. 2014
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Military Organization 3PLA Is Tasked With Monitoring Worldwide Electronic Information

Source: WSJ From mountains near Beijing, China’s version of the U.S. National Security Agency monitors Russia and tracks missiles. Its military experts analyze Internet phone calls on an island dubbed China’s Hawaii, and...

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02. 07. 2014
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Chinese Oil Embargo Paralyzes N.Korean Army

Source: ChoSun Ilbo The North Korean military is experiencing a dire fuel shortage due to a Chinese oil embargo that has lasted for five months. “Military units are making do without vehicles during...

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30. 06. 2014
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China to re-open Somalia embassy

Source: capital fm China will re-open its embassy in strife-torn Somalia after a 23-year absence, it said Monday, as Beijing extends its diplomatic and resources push into Africa. Beijing and Mogadishu established diplomatic ties...

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27. 06. 2014
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USMC Sea-Based Strategy: Eliminate Iwo Jima Beach Assaults – Outmaneuver Chinese Anti-Ship Missiles

Source: Stars and Stripes Although the Marine Corps intends to go back to its amphibious roots, don’t expect to see any epic beach assaults like those of previous eras, the Marine in charge of...

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24. 06. 2014
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Myanmar plans JF-17 production

Source: Burma Times The Government of Myanmar is planning to acquire technologies from China and Pakistan to build JF-17 multirole combat aircraft at its own aircraft factory to boost its Air Force. If...

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22. 06. 2014
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Gazprom strategy: swapping dollar bonds for gas pipelines

Source: VOR After the new contract between Gazprom and CNPC was signed, the western media was quick to claim that Russia’s gas giant would not be able to fund the pipeline needed to...

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22. 06. 2014
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IMSI catcher: Eavesdropping Equipment Sucks All Data Off Your Phone

Source: Newsweek Call it the “IMSI catcher” war, with the acronym standing for International Mobile Subscriber Identity. Every device that communicates with a cell tower—mobile phone, smartphone or tablet—has one. What StingRay (manufactured...

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21. 06. 2014
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Raison d’etre Mountain Strike Corps: Shift Forces From China to Pakistan Without Leaving Exploitable Gaps

Source: Asia Tribune The Mountain Strike Corps of two independent infantry divisions and two independent armoured brigades – a total of about 80,000 men– has raised questions as wide-ranging as the one by...

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19. 06. 2014
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U.S. Army College’s Strategic Studies Institute: China is India’s main security concern

Source: ENI India’s main security concern now is an assertive China, which does not acknowledge its status as a global player, and not the increasingly decrepit state of Pakistan, according to an American...

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18. 06. 2014
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US ready to give India special role in Asia-Pacific strategic policy

Editor’s Note: It is not mentioned in the article, but the U.S. is seeking ties with India to form a military counterweight to China Source: First Post The United States is ready to give a...

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18. 06. 2014
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Chinese army think-tank says Arctic energy would help economy

Source: Reuters UK Oil and gas resources in the Arctic are an important resource to guaranteeChina‘s sustained economic growth and the country should actively look at developing it, state media on Wednesday cited...

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16. 06. 2014
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U.N. Peacekeepers to Protect China’s Oil Interests in South Sudan

Source: Foreign Policy [...] In South Sudan, the investment is indeed paying dividends — for China. Last month, Beijing quietly secured a deal that will put the U.N.’s famed blue helmets to work...

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15. 06. 2014
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China has far more at stake in Iraq than America

  Source: Forbes   If Anyone Bombs Iraq, Shouldn’t It Be China? [...] The Chinese, on the other hand, would have a much harder time if Iraq’s 3.7% of global production suddenly went...

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11. 06. 2014
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US study urges ‘offshore control’ strategy for China

Source: Taipei Times The plan calls for concentric rings to deny China the use of the sea inside the ‘first island chain’ and domination of the air and sea space outside. A new...

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3 Shadow Wars You Might Not Even Know About

  Source: Popular Mechanics China vs Vietnam In a disputed patch of the Pacific Ocean, the appearance of an oil rig has sparked an international crisis—and a rash of ships ramming one other....

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09. 06. 2014
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Russian bank chiefs take aim at US dollar

Source: america aljazeera  Russian companies will make bypassing the U.S. dollar in international transactions a top priority, the heads of three Russian banks said this week, in the latest sign that Russia is...

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06. 06. 2014
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U.S. Interests in the Eastern Mediterranean—a New Persian Gulf?

Source: German Marshall Fund For more than two decades, the United States has taken Eastern Mediterranean maritime security for granted. But the discovery of energy sources is changing the regional security landscape, eliciting...

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06. 06. 2014
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Here’s What The Pentagon Thinks A Chinese Attack On Taiwan Would Look Like

Source: BI The blockade option. “[People's Liberation Army] writings describe potential alternativesolutions” to a traditional amphibious invasion, one involving “air blockades, missile attacks, and mining to force capitulation.” China could divert Taiwan-bound ships to mainland ports...

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China expanding operational deployments in Indian Ocean: Pentagon

Source: Times of India China is steadily spreading its wings in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) with its rapidly-growing Navy being equipped with advanced nuclear submarines, destroyers and frigates as well as training...

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03. 06. 2014
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Military Strategists Ponder Global Flashpoints to Stop or Fight a New Great War

Source: Reuters After more than a decade focused on combating Islamist militancy, Western military planners are once again contemplating potential war between major powers – and how to prevent one happening by accident....

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02. 06. 2014
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SE Asia’s war on drugs is ‘fueling production’

  Source: UCANEWS.COM Cultivation of opium in Southeast Asia’s notorious Golden Triangle region has doubled in the past decade, according to an in-depth study that rebuffs claims by governments that an aggressive anti-narcotics policy...

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01. 06. 2014
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Russia Resets its Foot in Afghanistan

Source: Asia Sentinel  Bloodied by a decade-long war, Moscow gingerly seeks to expand its influence More than two decades since a humiliating departure from Afghanistan after a misguided adventure that helped to wreck...

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30. 05. 2014
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Guyana and the rest of the Caribbean in the grip of China’s cyber army

Source: Caribbean News Now  Writing on Wednesday in the Epoch Times, a privately held news media company with an emphasis on coverage of China, author Dennis Adonis claims that China’s dangerous cyber army...

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29. 05. 2014
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THE NEW GEOGRAPHY OF CHINESE INFLUENCE

Source: Diplomatic Courier The economic growth of a nation, under certain conditions, can lead to a simultaneously expansionist foreign policy designed to ensure the establishment of its commercial and military influence in strategic...

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29. 05. 2014
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China-Vietnam oil dispute demonstrates volatility of competing South China Sea claims

Source: Hazard Ex China moved a drilling rig to a position off Vietnam’s coast in early May, causing clashes that highlight the emergence of the South China Sea as a major potential flash...

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28. 05. 2014
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Germany in scramble for Africa Resources

Source: Oman Observer GERMAN industry’s representative in Angola, Ricardo Gerigk, has a tough job drumming up business in Luanda, the costliest city in the world for expats, where contracts tend to go to...

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24. 05. 2014
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New mountain strike corps to contain China

  Source: Gulf News India is raising a new mountain strike corps of nearly 90,000 soldiers to strengthen its defence along its disputed border with China in the high reaches of the Himalayas....

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24. 05. 2014
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Taiwan holds computer war games against Chinese aircraft carrier group attack

Source: Western Australian  Taiwan Monday launched computerised war games featuring its newly acquired AH-64 Apache helicopters helping counter a simulated attack by a Chinese aircraft carrier group, officials and media said. The five-day...

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22. 05. 2014
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Ethiopia:New Roads in Africa is to improve export of Natural Resources to China

              Source: Geeska Afrika Africa’s natural resources can be more easily exported to China if infrastructure is modernized. But, in the long term, Africa itself is likely to...

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21. 05. 2014
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Russia And China Sign Gas Pipeline Megadeal

Source: Business Insider MICHAEL KELLEY Russia’s Gazprom and China’s China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) have signed a historic 30-year contract to supply natural gas to China, according to Russia Today and confirmed by Bloomberg....

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19. 05. 2014
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Japan expands post war footprint with island military posts

Source: inquirer Japan is to establish new military outposts on remote islands, a report said Monday, as Tokyo looks to bolster its defense amid a territorial dispute with China. Up to 350 troops each...

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18. 05. 2014
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Large number of Chinese troops seen heading for China-Vietnam border

Source: China Daily Mail A large number of People’s Liberation Army troops have reportedly been spotted heading towards the China-Vietnam border as tensions between the two countries continue to escalate, reports Hong Kong’s Sing Tao Daily. Sing Tao Daily...

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17. 05. 2014
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The Scramble for Uranium in Africa

            Source: Wise International Africa’s resources are extracted by outsiders, with benefits only reaching the involved non-African mining companies and non-African end-users of the commodity. Africa is the next...

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16. 05. 2014
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Japan PM Shinzo Abe eyes landmark change on limits to military combat abroad

          Source:  SCMP Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for a review of legal limits on the military’s ability to fight overseas on Thursday, signalling a potential landmark change...

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15. 05. 2014
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William F. Engdahl:US wages oil wars in Middle East to dominate world energy markets

              Source: Voice of Russia  The Anglo-American oil cartel is pursuing longstanding ambition to dominate the world energy market. Hydrocarbons, oil and gas, are the main driver...

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15. 05. 2014
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South China Sea Tensions:Territory Disputes, 9-Dash Line, Natural Resources, Trade Routes, Military Stakes

                      Source: Council on Foreign Relations  Territorial spats over the waters and islands of the South China Sea have roiled relations between China...

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12. 05. 2014
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Can America Stop Russia’s Energy “Pivot” To Asia?

Source: National Interest [...] Relations with China are critical to another piece of Putin’s pipeline strategy—his plan to penetrate the Indian energy market. Russia and India are negotiating the construction of a $30 billion...

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China sends fighter jets to protect oil rig in disputed zone

Source: Business Line China sent warplanes to protect an oil rig located in disputed waters in the South China Sea, reports from Vietnam said Monday. China repeatedly flew two groups of jet fighters...

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11. 05. 2014
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U.S. drone missions to monitor Chinese, N. Korean activities

Source: Japan News Full-scale large military drone operations will start shortly in Japan and its nearby airspace to monitor Chinese military activities and North Korea’s nuclear and missile development. The U.S. Air Force...

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04. 05. 2014
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Kazakhstan May Be the Next Ukraine

Source: Moscow Times [...] Putin has said of Russian-Chinese relations: “We do not have a single irritating element in our ties.” In fact, the relationship is fraught with tension. First and foremost is what could be called Russia’s demographophobia....

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PLA may build airfield on disputed South China Sea island

            Source: WantChinaTimes China, aided by the People’s Liberation Army Navy, may soon build a military facility on the disputed Johnson South Reef to expand its scope in...

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02. 05. 2014
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Norwegian Land Up For Sale Could Be What China Needs To Access The Arctic

            Source: IBT After a decade of looking westward to Central Asia to secure access to energy supplies, China is shifting its gaze to the north, where it...

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30. 04. 2014
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Japan SDF to conduct drill in May involving recapturing remote island

            Source: Global Post   Japan’s Self-Defense Forces will conduct a drill next month involving recapturing a remote island, Defense Ministry officials said Wednesday, at a time of...

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28. 04. 2014
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China Signs 4.8Mil Military Deal with Zimbabwe

            Source: Zimeye The Chinese People’s Liberation Army has signed a US$4.8 million grant agreement with the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, pledging to support the local military in its...

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27. 04. 2014
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5 Philippine Bases Where the U.S. Military Will Look to Gain a Footing

            Source: WSJ 1.       Subic Bay and Cubi Point, Western Luzon Subic Bay used to be the U.S. Navy’s biggest stronghold outside the United States: More than 4,000 American...

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Frosty Relations: Militarizing the Arctic

                  Source: World Policy  The Arctic melt is uncovering more than just resources and trade routes – it is also opening up a whole new...

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22. 04. 2014
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This Map Shows Why the US Is Critical to China’s Energy Needs

          Source: IO9 In recent years, China has awakened to a growing dilemma. The country is increasingly dependent on energy imported through maritime straits that are kept secure by...

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21. 04. 2014
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Chinese authorities in Shanghai seized Japanese freight vessel over pre-WWII debts

            Source: Channel News Asia Tokyo warned Monday that the seizure of a Japanese ship in Shanghai over pre-war debts threatened ties with China and could undermine the...

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20. 04. 2014
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China eavesdropping on PH maritime activities

              Source: abs-cbnnews China has not only deployed and maintained the presence of its surveillance and navy ships in the West Philippine Sea, but has positioned advanced communications...

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18. 04. 2014
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Japan sends Self-Defense Force to remote island, risks angering China

          Source: UPI Japan has sent 100 members of its Self-Defense Force to its westernmost outpost, an island off the coast of Taiwan and 150 kilometers (93 miles) from...

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China ‘Silk Road’ plan to push Indian Ocean ports, trade zones

            Source: Hindu BusinessLine   China’s new initiative to build a “maritime silk road” to boost connectivity between the Asia-Pacific region and the Indian Ocean will prioritise building...

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14. 04. 2014
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Why the Sudden Rush Into Africa? It’s the Oil

          Source: The Root Kenya, Libya Uganda and Nigeria are thousands of miles removed from that toilet of European tension known as Ukraine, but as drama unfolds in Eastern...

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Top Marine in Japan: If tasked, we could retake the Senkakus from China

              Source: Stars and Stripes If the Chinese invaded the Senkaku Islands, U.S. Marines in the Pacific could recapture them, the commander of Marines in Japan said...

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11. 04. 2014
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China Creates Elite Anti-Terror Unit “Falcon Commando”

Source: China Topix China formally creates a police brigade, special elite unit called the “Falcon Commando,” tasked to respond to any threats of terrorism. President Xi Jinping formally presented the flag which will...

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10. 04. 2014
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U.S. military seeks ties with Mongolia as a counterweight to Russia and China

Source: Channel News Asia Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel Thursday endorsed stronger military ties with Mongolia as it seeks a US partnership as a counterweight to its powerful neighbours Russia and China. Hagel and...

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09. 04. 2014
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Japan, U.S. must deter ‘creeping aggression’ at sea

            Source: Japan News [...] These same capabilities could be just as easily used by our friends and allies around the world to better defend their sovereignty. That...

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06. 04. 2014
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The New Grand Game: Struggle for the domination and influence over the Caspian region, its vast natural resources and transportation routes

              Source: the malaysian insider Once considered as the Russian inner lake, the Caspian has presented itself as an open/high sea of opportunities literally overnight – not only...

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US to deploy 2 more destroyers to Japan by 2017 to rival China in Asia-Pacific, not North Korea

            Source: AP The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile defense destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean...

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Next Afghan president will face a battle for control of nation’s mineral wealth

Source: SCMP [...] “There is a shadow state within the state that is capturing the economy, the military power, political power and the social base,” says Javed Noorani, researcher with Integrity Watch Afghanistan...

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02. 04. 2014
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Chances of war between China and Japan increasing, says ex-PLA officer Luo Yuan

Source: South China Morning  Post A retired senior officer in the People’s Liberation Army has said a war with Japan over territorial disputes is becoming increasing likely and that China is more than...

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US military protecting international banking cartel

Source: Press TV “My assessment is that 90% of the value of the US dollar comes from the US military.” — Former Assistant Housing Secretary Catherine Austin Fitts For decades, America has used...

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01. 04. 2014
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China will help Tajikistan strengthen its defense capacity

              Source: Itar-Tass China gave high marks to the level of good-neighborly relations with Tajikistan as well as cooperation of the two countries in the fight against...

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31. 03. 2014
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Maritime Self-Defense Force newest ‘ninja’ submarines, it’s all about stealth

  Source: Asahi Known as the “ninja of the seas,” Japan’s Hakuryu submarine carries enough firepower to knock out an aircraft carrier with a single blow. But the Type 89 torpedo is not the...

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31. 03. 2014
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East Africa’s new great oil game

          Source: Africa Report Four leaders dominate the East African diplomatic chess-board, its diplomacy, its soldiering and its business interests. With new railways and road networks, together with new...

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30. 03. 2014
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Darwin: Australia’s most militarised city, and a lily pad for the Pentagon

  Source: Guardian [...] The militarisation of the north is unknown to most of us and thanks to this ignorance, the new Cold War brewing in the Asia Pacific region, and Darwin’s place...

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30. 03. 2014
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China may fund Filipino rebels

Source: Philippine Star Former Interior Secretary Rafael Alunan III warned against China’s feared retaliation through economic and environmental sanctions after Manila’s memorial is submitted to the arbitral tribunal on March 30. Alunan said...

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30. 03. 2014
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Japan, U.S. to create new defense body

            Source: The Japan News Japan and the United States plan to create a permanent consultative body to coordinate the operations of the Self-Defense Forces and the U.S....

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30. 03. 2014
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China-Europe route is the new ‘silk road’

Source: Taipei Times One of the world’s longest railways — a “modern-day silk road” — covers about 11,000km en route from the Chinese megacity of Chongqing to Duisburg, a key commercial hub in...

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29. 03. 2014
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Hidden dragon on the high seas

              Source: India Today China’s deployment of a nuclear-powered attack submarine in the Indian Ocean sign als the beginning of its strategic encirclement of India On December...

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26. 03. 2014
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Office of Net Assessment: Inside China’s secret three-front war vs. the U.S.

  Source: Washington Times China is waging political warfare against the United States as part of a strategy to drive the U.S. military out of Asia and control seas near its coasts, according to a Pentagon-sponsored study....

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25. 03. 2014
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Commander: U.S. military can’t conduct amphibious operations in the Pacific

        Source: Stars and Stripes The Navy and Marines do not have enough assets to carry out a contested amphibious operation in the Pacific if a crisis arises, the top...

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24. 03. 2014
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PLA may establish quick response division amid island dispute

            Source: Want China Times The People’s Liberation Army of China may establish a special division force to launch amphibious assault operations against Japan over the disputed Diaoyutai...

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24. 03. 2014
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Red-Med project : China seeks strategic foothold in Israel

          Source: DW The project would connect the 300-plus kilometers between Eilat on the Red Sea and Ashdod Port on the Mediterranean. And it could be the chance for...

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23. 03. 2014
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Britain lacks the strategic weight to ally with the U.S. in a large war in Asia

                    Source: canberra times [...] London was a big player in Asia, but that finally ended when prime minister Harold Wilson announced the withdrawal east...

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17. 03. 2014
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Japan-China COLD WAR 5 / Senkaku ‘choke points’ to check China’s Pacific advance

                  Source: Japan Times This is the fifth installment in a series on the worsening relations between Japan and China. In October last year, about...

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Myanmar’s northeast: China’s version of Crimea?

            Source: eleven myanmar Reports are circulating that Chinese authorities proposed to the Myanmar government before the end of last year that Wa soldiers be assigned to the...

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