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Will the AUKUS security pact pull China into the arms race?

Whether China’s future military undertakings will be a race to match the United States military might, time will give the best answer as two decades into the future in a highly contested geopolitical ...

Chinese and US flags flutter in Shanghai, China on 30 July. Photo: Reuters

Military diplomacy

Top US, Russian generals meet for first time since Dec 2019

Concerned about the resurgence of al Qaeda and IS, the US military has said it will maintain an “over the horizon” capability to strike them if a threat is perceived

This US Department of Defense handout photo shows Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley (L) as he meets with Chief of Russian General Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov in Helsinki, Finland, on 22 September 2021

Unwell Suu Kyi skips Myanmar trial hearing: lawyer

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi skipped the resumption of her coronavirus-delayed trial in a junta court because she felt ill, her lawyer said Monday

Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the joint news conference of the Japan-Mekong Summit Meeting at the Akasaka Palace State Guest House in Tokyo, Japan on 9 October 2018

Last US Afghan strike on IS may have killed aid worker, children: NYT

The Pentagon has said it disrupted a new attack planned by the Islamic State extremist group through a Reaper drone strike on 29 August

US drone strike destroys a vehicle in Kabul on 29 August 2021

US will have 'no right' to carry out attacks in Afghanistan after 31 August: Taliban

Taliban has said that Washington will have no right to attack the country after 31 August, following US drone strike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province

Suhail Shaheen leaves after a news conference in Moscow, Russia on 9 July 2021.

US drone strike hits Islamic State car bomb in Kabul, officials say

The United States carried out a military strike on Sunday in Kabul, two U.S. officials told Reuters

US drone strike hits Islamic State car bomb in Kabul, officials say

Myanmar junta crackdown death toll passes 1,000

The country has been in turmoil since 1 February, when the armed forces seized power in a lightning coup, triggering dissent as protesters demanded a return to democracy

Myanmar junta crackdown death toll passes 1,000

Afghan president vows to stop bloodshed as Taliban close in on Kabul

Afghanistan's beleaguered president vowed Saturday to prevent further bloodshed, as Taliban fighters closed in on Kabul after routing his armed forces over the past 10 days

Afghan president vows to stop bloodshed as Taliban close in on Kabul

Nigeria bombs gunmen camp, kills 78: military

Nigerian forces have killed 78 gunmen, known locally as bandits, during military operations including air strikes in northwestern Zamfara state, the air force said

Nigeria bombs gunmen camp, kills 78: military

Afghanistan

Taliban offensive running out of steam: Russia

Russia is also carrying out drills in Tajikistan, another former Soviet republic bordering Afghanistan, this week

Taliban offensive running out of steam: Russia
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