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Islamabad's difficult relations with the Pakistani Taliban

Pakistan has a complicated relationship with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a militant group with ties to the Afghan Taliban. Islamabad banned the group in 2008. The TTP has been responsible f...

Navy expedites waterborne drones to close gap with China

Facing a growing threat from China, the Navy envisions drone ships keeping an electronic eye on enemy forces across the vast Pacific Ocean, extending the reach of firepower, and keeping sailors out of...

US think tank establishes China Center to develop strategies for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. think tank the Hudson Institute launched a new China Center on Thursday (May 19) to devise policy responses to China, appointing historian and strategist Miles Yu (余茂...

Tensions increase between Taliban and Pakistan over attacks

Tension is high between Pakistan and Afghanistan after Pakistan's military air raids into Afghanistan killed 47 civilians over the weekend. During the past few months, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (...

Why Pakistan's politicians play the anti-America card

Before he was removed from office in a no-confidence voteearlier this week, Imran Khan had tried clinging to power by claiming a US-backed conspiracy was trying to topple his government. The former p...

US Navy intends to decommission some of its newest warships

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Navy that once wanted smaller, speedy warships to chase down pirates has made a speedy pivot to Russia and China — and many of those recently built ships could be retired. ...

Former US secretary of state urges Washington to drop strategic ambiguity towards Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should end its policy of strategic ambiguity and officially recognize Taiwan as a sovereign nation, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an intervie...

US general: Ukraine resistance highlights need to prepare

BANGKOK (AP) — Ukraine's stiff resistance to the Russian invasion, which has turned Moscow's advance into a grinding war of attrition, has underscored the importance to American allies of the need to ...

Ukraine war is backdrop in US push for hypersonic weapons

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lagging behind Russia in developing hypersonic weapons, the U.S. Navy is rushing to field its first, with installation on a warship starting as soon as late next year. ...

Analysts: Navy bribery trial to expose pervasive problem

San Diego (AP) — Dozens of U.S. Navy officials have admitted to being bought off by the gregarious, rotund Malaysian defense contractor known as “Fat Leonard” who plied them with prostitutes, Cuban ci...

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Taiwan during the first week of March and meet with politicians and business leaders, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

Pakistan: Militant attacks in Balochistan pressure China's big infrastructure plans

A militant separatist movement in southwest Pakistan's Balochistan province has stepped up attacks in recent weeks, targeting the Pakistani military and complicating infrastructure projects being ...

Congress approves import ban targeting forced labor in China

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators gave final congressional approval Thursday to a bill barring imports from China’s Xinjiang region unless businesses can prove they were produced without forced labor, overco...

Former leader says sub deal protects US, not Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s deal to acquire submarines powered by U.S. nuclear technology was aimed at protecting the United States from Chinese nuclear attack and had changed Australia-Sin...

What is the future of Indian investment in Afghanistan?

New Delhi spent billions of dollars on infrastructure and humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan after the United States toppled the Taliban regime in 2001. From building highways to transporting foo...