China's aircraft carrier Liaoning is representative of Chinese expanding armory of expeditionary assets that is both spooking neighbors and challenging American Pacific supremacy on the high seas. Photo: AFP
The weekend saw verbal fireworks aplenty at the region’s premier security forum as China and the US clashed over their security visions for the region. Meanwhile, Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida openly announced a shift away from his nation’s customarily cautious post-1945 security stance, vowing to upgrade his forces’ capabilities, reach and activities. He made […]