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Military vehicles carrying DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missiles travel past Tiananmen Square during a military parade in Beijing in October 2019.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Jun 21, 2024
U.S. and China held first informal nuclear talks in five years in March
Beijing's representatives told their U.S. counterparts that they would not resort to atomic threats over Taiwan, according to two American delegates.
U.S. soldiers participate in a joint exercise conducted for South Korean and U.S. soldiers in Yeoncheon, Gyeonggi province, South Korea, on March 20.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
May 31, 2024
China's military drills 'remain underdeveloped' amid regional tensions
Noting the U.S. military may eventually lose its edge over China in the region, a new study says China is challenged by a lack of combat experience.
Members of the Polish military train with the Patriot air defense system at an airport in Warsaw in February 2023.
WORLD / Politics / ANALYSIS
May 4, 2024
Missile defense successes fuel global urgency to acquire systems
Experts say the practical and political incentives of investing in the systems will be too hard to ignore — and intensify arms races.
F-16s will help Kyiv address a problem that has persisted from the start of the invasion in February 2022: Russia’s more modern combat aircraft have been difficult for Ukraine’s military to counter with its own aging fighters.
WORLD / Politics
Dec 18, 2023
How F-16 fighter jets could reshape Ukraine's aerial battlefield
Russia’s more modern combat aircraft have been difficult for Ukraine’s military to counter with its own aging fighters.
A sign warning for the presence of mines inside a cemetery in Sviatohirsk, Ukraine, in June
WORLD
Jul 29, 2023
In Ukraine, land mines left by Russian forces pose deadly threat
As Ukraine forces push ahead with their offensive after over a year of shifting battle lines, the military and civilians face a deadly problem: mines.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Apr 11, 2019
Stealthy, numerous and expensive: Examining the F-35 following ASDF crash off north Japan
The F-35A that crashed into the sea off Aomori Prefecture on Tuesday was one of a growing global fleet of advanced stealth aircraft sold to U.S. allies, and among the first to be assembled in Japan.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
Mar 6, 2019
Satellite images show madrassa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing in Pakistan
High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters show that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India claimed its warplanes had hit the Islamist group's training camp on the site and killed a large number of militants.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world