China says it will increase its military presence in Africa

China is looking to strengthen defense engagement with African countries, adding to its economic and commercial profile on the continent. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY CNBC For decades, China's presence in Africa has largely focused on economic, commercial and peacekeeping activities. Now, Beijing is building on that by establishing greater military links to protect its national assets on the continent and gain greater geopolitical influence. The People's Liberation Army conducts regular joint ...
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China launches high-tech bird drones to watch over its citizens

Most Americans view the 2nd Amendment and gun ownership as enough of a defense against a Chinese military invasion but how will firearms ALONE stand up against a robot army coming from the air long after the SHTF? THE FOLLOW REPORT HAS BEEN  PUBLISHED BY CNET  Look! Up there! A pretty little bird gliding majestically through the sky, encapsulating the beauty of na -- oh wait. It's a high-tech surveillance drone. Over recent years, more than 30 Chinese military and government agencies have bee...
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Chinese retaliatory tariffs aim to hit Trump in his electoral base

The president has claimed that trade wars are ‘easy to win’ but Beijing and the EU plan to hit back against states that elected him. THE GUARDIAN Washington’s penchant for brandishing “big sticks” will come back to haunt it, China Daily, official organ of the Chinese government, warned on Friday as trade tensions between the two countries continued to fray. And China, and the EU, have identified just where that haunting will begin: in America’s heartland. For Donald Trump, the threat of a...
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Man Has Visions of China, Russia Invading USA (video)

Will the United States go to war with China and Russia? In 2007, the discussion began on my program with a very special guest. The interview date ate 9/17/07, 2/28/08, and 4/13/11. Take the relevant clues that apply to the current situation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXOUNbqdpso
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U.S. at Risk of Losing Military Technology Edge to China in Two Years

USNI.ORG The United States will lose its military technological superiority to China in two years if it does not put its $700 billion defense budget into areas that really matter, like artificial intelligence, the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a former deputy secretary of defense warned on Thursday. “We should be prepared to be surprised” in any conflict with China, not only because it has invested heavily in modernizing its armed forces but also how it has invested in nex...
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China: Trump will NOT make America Great Again with WW3 National Debt

China's official military newspaper criticized President Donald Trump's inflated defense budget, arguing it would not help the Republican leader achieve his domestic policy goals. NEWSWEEK The commentary, authored by Li Xiang of the War Studies College at the People's Liberation Army Academy of Military Science and edited by the official PLA Daily, tore into the recently passed 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which boosted the military spending by nearly $20 billion to a decade-span...
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U.S. Military Aircraft Targeted by Lasers Over Pacific

U.S. officials wouldn’t definitively confirm Chinese personnel were behind laser incidents THE DAILY BEAST Pilots of American military aircraft flying over the western Pacific Ocean in areas frequented by the Chinese military have been targeted with lasers more than 20 times in recent months, The Wall Street Journal reports. Pentagon officials stopped short of accusing the Chinese military of involvement in the attacks, but confirmed to the Journal that the incidents occurred in and around t...
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China’s next aircraft carrier ‘accidentally’ revealed in boardroom promotional photo

CHINA has let slip a glimpse of what its next aircraft carrier looks like. And it’s a design that looks set to challenge the best the United States has to offer. NEWS.COM.AU ON the surface, the photo seems somewhat bland. It’s your typical corporate shot — a bunch of guys looking attentive around a boardroom table. But, in the background, on the big screen, is something likely to make the US Navy sit up and take notice. The image in the Chinese Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSI...
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China moves to Ban Bitcoin and Foreign Cryptocurrencies

China is to block all websites related to cryptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings (ICOs) – including foreign platforms – in a bid to finally quash the market completely. SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST “To prevent financial risks, China will step up measures to remove any onshore or offshore platforms related to virtual currency trading or ICOs,” said an article published on Sunday night by Financial News, a publication affiliated to the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). The article acknowl...
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Smash hit war movie ‘Wolf Warriors 2’ flies flag for China’s Military Expansion

The message is in the tagline of the movie: “Anyone who offends China will be killed no matter how far away they are.” IRISH TIMES Holding aloft the red flag of China, former special forces operative Leng Feng, played by martial arts hero Wu Jing, bellows to the warring African factions: “We are Chinese”, prompting both sides to lower their weapons and let the avenging heroes through. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkqGiPB2D8M Spoiler alert for any fans of wildly violent, patriotic Chinese p...
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China military criticizes ‘wrong’ US moves on Taiwan, South China Sea

The "wrong" actions of the United States on Taiwan, its South China Sea patrols and deployment of an advanced anti-missile system in South Korea have had a large, negative influence on military trust, a senior Chinese officer said on Thursday. YAHOO NEWS Fan Changlong, a vice chairman of China's powerful Central Military Commission, told Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, that mutual trust mechanisms between the two militaries had continued to improve, China's defense ...
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US Ignores China’s Warning About Inciting Tension Across East Asia

According to the most senior official in the U.S. armed forces, canceling the upcoming joint military drills between the United States and South Korea — drills both China and North Korea have said will only ratchet up regional tension — is simply not an option. THE ANTI MEDIA Stating that a cancellation is “not currently on the table as part of the negotiation at any level,” Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford said Thursday the U.S. military must stay sharp and alert: As ...
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Chinese peacekeepers intensify training ahead of UN mission in Mali

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz0vmQrbz0E China's fifth group of peacekeepers on the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali have intensified their training of military skills before their departure to the landlocked west African country in mid-May. China's peacekeepers are being intensively trained in southwestern Yunnan Province for UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon pic.twitter.com/3V9bajDnYH— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) April 4, 2017 Chinese peacekeepers in training a...
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China’s Military Might is No Laughing Matter

Some people still are making jokes about China's military firepower and abilities. There seems to be a concerned effort to keep some Americans in the dark as to how far China has expanded it's military power and threat to US dominance. The nation’s modern subs make the US nervous with their technical advances, and China is now constructing the world’s largest submarine factory. This is just a overview from a recent Quartz Report. “A ship that can fly” Last week the world’s largest amp...
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