weapons production

Calling for Peace in Ukraine, China Courts Belarus, Russia

Days before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Xi Jinping declared a “no-limits” partnership with Vladimir Putin. At the one-year anniversary of the invasion, Xi’s diplomatic and military engagements display resolute...

Chinese Bows Were Superior, Too

The Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Report addresses the mystery of the bow’s long co-existence with firearms in China, compared with its early obsolescence in Europe: A physicist at Australia’s University of...

Chinese Military Expert Accuses India of Spying on UAE Plane

In an update to this past CDT post, India has been accused of spying on Chinese military hardware during its inspection of a UAE cargo ship in Kolkata (Calcutta) that had been transporting Chinese weapons from an arms expo in...

Arms Laden UAE Plane Gets Nod to Leave

The plane held in China allegedly carrying undeclared arms heading for China from the United Arab Emirates has been released, the Times of India reports: Sources say that the China-bound UAE Air Force aircraft detained at the...

China Opens Up to Weapons

From Red Herring: China’s Commission of Science, Technology, and Industry for National Defense(COSTIND) said it will begin issuing licenses to qualified companies on June 15, easing decades of tight state control over weapons-making in the world’s most populous nation. Xinhua, China’s state-run news agency, reported that the new policy divides weapon creation and production into […]

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