Jun 20, 2016

North Korea pulling troops from Uganda as Kampala warms to South

North Korea is pulling its troops from Uganda after Kampala severed ties, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported Sunday, quoting Pyongyang as saying the maneuver was not a forced withdrawal under international pressure but the expiry of a contract. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni pledged ...

Jun 15, 2016

China bans exports to North Korea with possible military use

China on Wednesday banned exports to North Korea of technology and materials that might be used in weapons production in a new response to the North’s development of nuclear weapons and missiles. The list of banned “dual use” items with possible civilian and military ...

Chinese media blasts U.S. lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

May 24, 2016

Chinese media blasts U.S. lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

Chinese state media on Tuesday slammed the lifting of a decades-old U.S. arms embargo against Vietnam, saying the move was aimed at Beijing and calling Barack Obama’s assurances to the contrary “a very poor lie.” Obama announced the end of the 41-year-old ban on ...