Tag Archives: War

  • China threatens retaliation over US-Taiwan arms sale

    China on Thursday threatened to make a "legitimate and necessary" retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing becomes increasingly strident over its claims to the self-ruled island. ...

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping asks troops to prepare for war

    Chinese President Xi Jinping instructed People's Liberation Army troops to "put their minds and energy on preparing for war" and "be absolutely loyal" during a visit to a military base in the southern province of Guangdong on Tuesday. ...

  • Trump vows ‘1,000 times greater’ response to any Iran attack

    US President Donald Trump on Monday vowed that any attack by Iran would be met with a response "1,000 times greater in magnitude," after reports that Iran planned to avenge the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani. ...

  • China fires missiles into South China Sea in warning to US

    China launched two missiles, including an “aircraft-carrier killer”, into the South China Sea on Wednesday morning, a source close to the Chinese military said, sending a clear warning to the United States. ...

  • Dalai Lama calls for ban on nuclear weapons: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama renewed calls to abolish nuclear weapons, a cause he has championed throughout his life, on the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ...

  • Should China fear India’s new Rafale fighters?

    In the wake of border clashes between India and China, the Indian Air Force has received powerful reinforcements. Five French-made Rafale fighters have arrived in India, the first of 36 jets that will boost Indian airpower. ...

  • India acquires five Rafale fighter jets amid border stand-off with China

    The first five of a batch of French Rafale fighter jets purchased by New Delhi in a controversial multibillion-dollar deal headed to India on Monday for rapid deployment amid rising tensions with China. ...

  • If China Invades, Taiwan Could Target Shanghai And Beijing With Cruise Missiles

    If Beijing pulls the trigger and sends its forces streaming across the Taiwan Strait, the war could end quickly. Chinese rockets could pummel Taiwanese forces into submission, clearing the way for tens of thousands of Chinese marines. ...

  • US military to stand strongly with India in clash with China

    The US military “will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House official has said, after the Navy deployed two aircraft carriers to the strategic South China Sea. ...

  • US sends aircraft carriers to South China Sea during Chinese drills

    Two US aircraft carriers were conducting exercises in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday, the US navy said, as China also carried out military drills that have been criticised by the Pentagon and neighbouring states. ...