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Taiwan is firing off more than 100 missiles as the Chinese military holds drills nearby

China warned in its latest defense report that it is willing to use military force to unify with Taiwan, which Beijing views as a breakaway province.
China's aircraft carrier Liaoning takes part in a military drill of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in the western Pacific Ocean

China kicks off military drills near Taiwan after warning it’s willing to fight over the island

Experts speculated that the drills are meant to demonstrate Chinese resolve, as well as respond to arms sales and US Navy Taiwan Strait transits.

Russia may be telling ‘true lies’ about its ‘unprecedented’ war games with China — and it wouldn’t be the first ti...

Russia has touted this week's Vostok-18 exercise as "unprecedented in scale." And while it's no doubt big, Moscow may be using old tricks to inflate the numbers for political purposes at home and abroad.

Russia is getting ready for war games with 300,000 troops — but the size isn’t the only ‘unprecedented’ thing about it

Russia and China have long seen each other as rival powers, but amid growing tensions with the West, Moscow appears to believe Beijing is a better friend than foe.
Russian President Vladimir Putin inspects warships on the Neva River during the Navy Day parade in St. Petersburg, July 29, 2018.

Russia is getting ready for war games with 300,000 troops — but the size isn’t the only ‘unprecedented’ thing about it

Russia and China have long seen each other as rival powers, but amid growing tensions with the West, Moscow appears to believe Beijing is a better friend than foe.
A multiple rocket launcher system fires during the Zapad-2017 war games, held by Russian and Belarussian servicemen, at an undisclosed location in Belarus, September 17, 2017.

Russia is getting ready for its biggest war games since the Cold War — a potential sign they’re worried about NATO

Russia is gearing up for what it says will be a massive military exercise in its far east, but those drills come amid rising tension with neighbors to the west — tension that may be getting to leaders in Moscow.

Russia just put its military on high alert ahead of massive war games that’ll be ‘unprecedented in scale’

China and Mongolia will also participate in Vostok-2018, which will be the largest war games since the Zapad-81 exercises in 1981, which were the largest Soviet war games ever held.
US Marines assigned to Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, during a mechanized company attack rehearsal at Shiroky Lan training center in Ukraine during exercise Sea Breeze 2018, July 13, 2018.

Russia is warning NATO about exercises in Eastern Europe — the type of training Trump has said he could end at Putin’s request

In the days since President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US officials have said little about what was discussed, and there's concern that Trump could walk back US involvement with NATO at Putin's request.
Kim Jong Un observes a military test.

North Korea and Donald Trump may be a recipe for accidental nuclear war — here’s how it could happen

President Trump's goading of Kim Jong Un could lead to North Korea to miscalculate US military movements — and launch a preemptive nuclear strike.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts to a successful missile test.

Kim Jong Un’s remarkable peace offer may exploit Trump’s weaknesses to benefit North Korea — here’s how

North Korea is believed to have discussed halting its nuclear weapons program, but a key stipulation may play US President Donald Trump against himself.