Is the Doklam Stand-off Winding Down?

Is the Doklam stand-off, now almost 50 days old, really cooling off? On Wednesday, Ajai Shukla of the newspaper Business Standard reported that ‘top army sources’ say both sides have reduced troop numbers at the site of the stand-off. According to Shukla, Chinese troop levels are ‘now down to just 40, from a peak of... Continue Reading →

North Korea’s Second ICBM Test

North Korea’s test of a Hwasong-14 ICBM on Friday showcased an increased range, but evidence suggests the missile’s warhead- the re-entry vehicle- did not survive its journey through the earth’s atmosphere intact. On Friday night, a weather camera on the roof of a Hokkaido-based affiliate channel of Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, caught images of the... Continue Reading →

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