Category: Asia

Aims and Motives of China’s Recent Missile Defense Test

Publication: China Brief Volume: 10 Issue: 2 The U.S. government announced on January 6 that it awarded the defense manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, a contract to build the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles for Taiwan. The agreement is part of an…

Motives of convicted ex-CIA agent still a mystery

Jakarta Post: While police are preparing to deport former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent Bob Marshall, who was arrested in January 2008 in Bogor, his motives for entering Indonesia remain a mystery. The Indonesian police said last week that Marshall,…

China developing new ASBM weapons

IQ: In a move to counter the US, China has developed anti-ship ballistic missiles to exploit weaknesses in the US Navy.