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Disputed Asian islands once had strategic role

(AP)—Perched on a narrow promontory jutting off Taiwan's heavily industrialized northeastern coast, the Suao naval base is only 220 kilometers (140 miles) from a rocky group of islets at the center of a ...

Dec 24, 2012
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US, Japan to deploy new radar, drones in next year

The United States and Japan moved Thursday to modernize and expand their defense alliance to counter new 21st century challenges including the continuing threat from nuclear-armed North Korea and potential ...

Oct 03, 2013
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China emerging as new force in drone warfare

(AP)—Determined to kill or capture a murderous Mekong River drug lord, China's security forces considered a tactic they'd never tried before: calling a drone strike on his remote hideaway deep in the hills ...

May 03, 2013
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