- Restraint crucial for peace in S.China Sea
- China and Vietnam must avoid disputes spiraling out of control. History has shown that a showdown between two socialist countries will be particularly catastrophic as both have a strong ability to mobilize the public.
- US patrols in name of freedom of navigation unapproved
- If US warships continue to patrol the waters off the Nansha Islands under the garb of "freedom of navigation", China will have to firmly safeguard its sovereignty and security, including fortifying its territorial waters in the South China Sea.
- China's military build-up for defense purposes
- The US has no reason to worry about China's growing military strength since China has no intention of starting a war with any country, but that China will continue to develop its military and the US and its allies should get used to it, a retired PLA rear admiral said.
- Pentagon Report is a familiar old song
- The framework and structure of the report are no different from those in previous years, full of clichés in exaggeration and criticism about China's normal military development. The way of thinking behind also carried forward the arrogance and prejudice as ever.
- US has no cause to be adversarial with China
- Since, as the report concedes, China's "military modernization program has become more focused on supporting missions beyond China's periphery, including power projection, sea lane security, counter piracy, peacekeeping, and humanitarian assistance/disaster relief", there is a question to be answered: Why is China considered a potential adversary?
- OBOR boosts Nepal-China relations
- After the successful conclusion of the 10-day long first-ever joint military exercise (April 16-April 25), Nepal-China relations have expanded from the political, economic, cultural to defense cooperation.
- Balanced dialogue needed at Shangri-La
- The Shangri-La Dialogue seems to have been the place where the US can demonstrate the strength of its alliance system and where some members can express their arrogance in civilized tones.
- US' Asia strategy 'unclear'
- The US Asia-Pacific strategy remains unclear after the much-anticipated speech by Defense Secretary James Mattis at the 16th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, analysts said.
- Nuclear dangers in the Asia-Pacific region
- When it comes to nuclear threats in the Asia-Pacific region, China faces the most daunting nuclear environment. The nuclear problem that China faces is not only confined to the DPRK's nuclear program, but also includes the deployment of other strategic offensive and defensive capabilities that could damage the strategic stability among major nuclear-weapon states.