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China: An Unnoticed Giant

China: An Unnoticed Giant

The relations between China and South Korea are bad. In March a poll indicated China overtook Japan as Korea’s most disliked foreign nation. The reason is simple: the South Korean decision to deploy the THAAD missile defense system annoyed China which reacted with introducing the “unofficial” but biting sanctions against South Korean companies. This is […]

China’s first aircraft carrier Type 001A hits the water

China’s first aircraft carrier Type 001A hits the water

China’s first domestically constructed aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, hit the water on Wednesday morning, China’s state-run Xinhua news agency reported. CPC Central Committee Political Bureau Member and Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission, Fan Changlong, attended the ship launching ceremony and delivered a speech. Water flowed into the shipbuilding dry-dock on Sunday to bring […]

Could ISIS leaders rename the terrorist group to Islamic State of Uzbekistan?

Could ISIS leaders rename the terrorist group to Islamic State of Uzbekistan?

When a group of terrorists surely supported by major players of the world politics that wanted to use this terrorist group to achieve own gains both in political and economic field, was named as “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” the Islamic world did not understand this naming well or to be true did not pay […]

Global military expenditure rises to 1.686 tln USD in 2016

Global military expenditure rises to 1.686 tln USD in 2016

The total world military expenditure rose to 1.686 trillion U.S. dollars in 2016, an increase of 0.4 percent in real terms from 2015, according to a report released on Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). According to the report, “the United States remains the country with the highest annual military expenditure in […]

North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific, Reuters reported. “Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike,” the Rodong […]

The simplest way to solve the Afghan problem

The simplest way to solve the Afghan problem

In recent years, the most talked-about problems have been connected to Afghanistan; the most problematic point of the Earth, that is to say, because of international terrorism, and the production and trading of drugs. Moreover, many decisions have been made regarding such issues, the culmination of which was, “Operation Enduring Freedom,” carried out by American […]

Trump must consult with Seoul over any actions on N. Korea

Trump must consult with Seoul over any actions on N. Korea

The U.S. Donald Trump administration must have prior consultation with Seoul before taking any confrontational actions concerning North Korea, including launching a preemptive strike, South Korean politicians said. The politicians, including presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), said Seoul is directly involved in the North Korean issue, noting that any […]

Military action against North Korea ‘on the table’, says US

Military action against North Korea ‘on the table’, says US

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared an end to the Barack Obama administration’s policy of strategic patience in dealing with North Korea, vowing to explore all options including harsher sanctions and military action. The U.S. top diplomat also stressed the importance of China’s role in forcing Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile […]

China’s THAAD strategy

China’s THAAD strategy

Lee Seong-hyon / The Korea Times South Korea should buckle up for a long, arduous ride against China’s tidy incremental economic pressure to backpedal on THAAD. China will continue to ratchet up its “economic card” as the primary means to inject pain into South Korea’s economic bloodstream because it proved very effective in making other […]

Russia’s S-400 in Turkey not to be integrated into NATO system

Russia’s S-400 in Turkey not to be integrated into NATO system

S-400 missile system that Ankara plans to buy from Russia will not be integrated into NATO missile defense system, the Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık said. “The Russian S-400 system will not be integrated into NATO missile defense system,” Sputnik cited Işık as saying. On Wednesday, Turkish Defense Minister said that Ankara and Moscow made […]

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