Tag Archives: Pacific Ocean

Policy Brief no.79: Large Russian and Chinese joint naval exercise in the Sea of Japan

Less than three days ago, on August 20, 2015, a large joint naval exercise, involving Russian and Chinese forces started in the Sea of Japan, and off the coast of Vladivostok. The Washington Times is reporting that six helicopters, five fixed-wing combat aircraft, 21 pieces of amphibious equipment (which means combat ships – Xinhua is […]

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Policy Brief No.2: Guam: a perennial and major strategic asset for the U.S. in the Pacific Ocean


A few days ago, Bob Work – at this very moment Deputy Defense Secretary of the U.S. – has visited the tiny island of Guam, in the Central-North Pacific. The visit was “part of a seven-day trip that began with an Aug. 17 stop in Hawaii and will include visits this week with officials and […]

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