A recent remark by United States Vice-President Joe Biden that America wrote Japan’s Constitution is raising some eyebrows in Japan. A popular front-page column in the national Asahi newspaper said this week that the comment “was unprecedented in its insensitivity” and “could even be considered arrogant.” Mr. Biden, appearing on Monday with Democratic presidential candidate […]

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IAF’s iconic unit ‘Siachen Pioneers’, which is a lifeline for thousands of soldiers posted in the arduous and world’s highest battlefield, wants to replace ageing Cheetah choppers with the Cheetals that come equipped with modern engine. 114 Helicopter Unit, also known as Siachen Pioneers, is the mainstay of the soldiers who are posted even at […]

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South Korea’s army today conducted its largest-ever artillery drills near the tense border with North Korea, but there was no immediate military response from the North. A total of 300 artillery systems deployed by dozens of military units along the border began firing shells simultaneously in multiple directions this afternoon, an army official said on […]

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Defense Department contractors in Afghanistan still outnumber U.S. troops by a 3-to-1 margin according to new research released this week, raising questions again about the role those workers play in the ongoing wars overseas and the oversight they receive. The data, compiled by the Congressional Research Service and first reported by Politico, shows contractor numbers […]

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India is slowly cranking up its conventional military deterrence against China along the land border as well as the strategically located Andaman and Nicobar Islands, with the deployment of additional Sukhoi-30MKI fighters, spy drones and missiles in the northeast as well as tank regiments and troops in eastern Ladakh. Under the overall plan to progressively […]

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