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Acting SecDef Shanahan’s First Message: “China, China, China.” « Breaking Defense

Patrick Shanahan arrives at the Pentagon on Jan. 2, for his first day as acting Secretary of Defense. UPDATED with announcement of Norquist as acting deputy    PENTAGON: In his first day on the job, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan gathered civilian leaders of the military services to deliver a …

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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 1/3, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/27, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/20, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

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Navy To Begin Arming Subs With Ship-Killer Missile « Breaking Defense

Sailors load a Harpoon anti-ship missile aboard the USS Olympia. WASHINGTON: With an eye on China, the Navy will begin arming its attack submarines with ship-killer missiles for the first time in decades. The weapon of choice: an updated model of the decades-old Harpoon. In a little-noticed announcement posted earlier …

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Asia Pacific M&A momentum to continue in 2019, says Baker McKenzie

Anthony Wallace | AFP | Getty Images Executives of state-owned China Tower —  Deputy General Manager Gu Xiaomin (L), Chairman of the Board, Executive Director and General Manager Tong Jilu and Deputy General Manager Gao Buwen — raise their glasses during the company’s IPO launch ceremony in Hong Kong on …

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Navy Looking To Fly P-8s From Cold War-era Base In Alaska « Breaking Defense

P-8 Poseidon   WASHINGTON The Navy may begin deploying submarine-hunting P-8 Poseidon aircraft to a small airstrip hundreds of miles off the Alaskan coast, signaling a new emphasis on keeping watch over Russian and Chinese moves in the Arctic. The remote runway sits on the island of Adak in the …

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Join Our Tweetchat on Thursday 12/13, 12pm Pacific for a Chance to Win Prizes

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The US & China: A Colder Peace or Thucydides’ Trap? « Breaking Defense

Chinese H-6K bomber and J-11 fighters In late October, Southeast Asian navies held their first-ever joint exercises with their Chinese counterparts. The hope was to ease years of tensions over disputed islands in the South China Sea. Instead, the exercises gave an alarming preview of how Chinese hegemony would work. …

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