The USA, because of the launch of a rocket hypothetically able to hit targets in Alaska, wanted to push through the UN Security Council a statement condemning North Korea for “aggressive challenge to the world community”, which was supposed to open the way to discussion on the practice of a new package of sanctions against the DPRK and most importantly, to create the ground for pressure on China, which the US demanded to have a stronger economic pressure on North Korea, that Kim ceased to launch rockets without any preconditions.
North Korea, despite a stream of threats against it, again went to the principle and made a new launch of a ballistic missile medium-range KN-1.
According to the Pentagon, the rocket after you start having some problems and she soon fell into North Korean territory.
China and Russia have dispatched intelligence-gathering vessels from their navies to chase the USS Carl Vinson nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is heading toward waters near the Korean Peninsula, multiple sources of the Japanese government revealed to The Yomiuri Shimbun.
It appears that both countries aim to probe the movements of the United States, which is showing a stance of not excluding military action against North Korea. The Self-Defense Forces are strengthening warning and surveillance activities in the waters and airspace around the area, according to the source.
In other respects, the growth of the military-political tension and the intensification of global competition has highlighted the need to enhance the readiness of the armed forces to conduct large-scale offensive operations against the armies of the industrial and post-industrial type. These changes are clearly visible as the United States and Russia. The parties are slowly adapting to the new normal, the war in Syria, Iraq and Ukraine, are the source of experience that is being implemented gradually in the course of actual military construction.
The Chinese comrades published new photos of the carrier strike group headed by the “Liaoning”.
Also photos of tank Types 96 & 96A in the PLA.
One of the sources of the newspaper “Express Tribune” noted that the Taliban considered the visit to China as part of a program for the development of relations with other countries, both European and regional. However, the main issue on the agenda of the event was the task of restoring peace in Afghanistan and the prospect of resolving the conflict through negotiations.
Russia and China blocked a resolution of the UN Security Council on sanctions against Syria.
Despite attempts by France and Britain to push through a UN security Council resolution against Syria, where she was accused of using weapons of mass destruction, Russia and China have veto.
China’s National Defense University recently debuted the country’s first ‘intelligent security robot’ called AnBot, meant to patrol areas prone to violence
The Ministry of defence has published a new video of the Russian multipurpose fighter su-35S in the air. The video comes amid reports that the first batch of four su-35 aircraft delivered to China under contract. In total, China needs to be delivered 24 su-35.
Trump is departing from classical geopolitics founded on the confrontation of Land and Sea. It is on this framework that rested the Great Game between Russia and Britain in the 19th century as well as essentially all geopolitics of the 20th century – from Mackinder to the Cold War up to the purely Atlanticist, unipolar globalization which the American administration has been pursuing up to the last minute.
Mikhail Zherdev has kindly provided his photos from the ongoing aviation exhibition in Chinese Zhuhai Airshow China in 2016.
Two J-20A stealth jets did a brief fly-past at the Zhuhai Air Show in Guangdong province on Nov. 1, 2016, the first public appearance of the “Mighty Dragon” fighter
At the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China) 2016 in Zhuhai, the Chinese military and the state-owned defence company Nornico, which manufactures pretty much all Chinese armored fighting vehicles, have presented a number of current and new vehicles.
Russia and China are interested in maintaining the status quo, but it is quite clear that the DPRK will not unilaterally cease the development and production of nuclear warheads and missiles, while the US will continue to provoke with threats.
“Russia has come up with an initiative to create a major Eurasian partnership which would be able to bring together members of the EEU [Eurasian Economic Union], SCO [Shanghai Cooperation Organization] and ASEAN [Association of Southeast Asian Nations]. China sees this initiative as a positive and constructive idea and welcomes it,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry official said.
Today, we are dealing with a globally wounded monster. The United States is still strong and its networks are still effective. Liberals, Islamic extremists, Atlanticists, and hidden agents of influence are still strong in different societies. But the peak of American dominance is behind us.