Whether the helicopter crash was accidental or brought about by malice, the Self-Defense Force needs to determine the cause to prevent a future occurrence.
The importance of Okinawa is about deterrence. Demonstrate you're a serious military with lots of partners and an enemy is less likely to try his luck...
Generative AI technology like ChatGPT has Beijing on edge. It's building a new AI firewall, while prioritizing domestic development options it can control.
In an interview, Dr Toshi Yoshihara, an expert in deciphering the strategy of China's PLA, reviews the options, risks and deterrence China is likely to face.
The PLA's navy drill with aircraft carrier Shandong is another sign that China aims to deter or defeat any third-party intervention in the Indo-Pacific.
An alarming number of missiles have been launched in Japan's vicinity, threatening not only Japan's security but also the global democratic order.
China’s rejection of sanctions against Russia and its launching of spy balloons reveal the yawning chasm between its lofty rhetoric and its actions.
Here is how Taiwan can deter a predator bigger than itself: Use widely dispersed smaller weaponry to inflict considerable pain — aka the "porcupine strategy."
What the former marine did was stupid at best. But how about providing the funding, the technology, and overall support that built up the Chinese PLA?
The expert panel's focus on Japan's defense buildup is called for, but what Japan really needs is an overhaul of its security and foreign policy posturing.
Xi's has reformed the PLA to follow his larger strategic vision, placing greater emphasis on military diplomacy and seeking armed dominance in the region.
General Wei Fenghe warned: “If anyone tries to split Taiwan from China, we will not regret paying any price and fight to the end. That path...