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US, South Korea to Hold Annual Military Exercise in August

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 11:15 pm (UTC-5)
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South Korea and the U.S. Combined Forces Command said Monday a major annual military exercise will begin on August 16. The 10-day drill, called Ulchi Freedom Guardian, is a computer-assisted simulation exercise designed to improve the ability to defend South Korea. The focus will be on training service members while exercising senior leaders’ decision-making capabilities. […]

US Military Chief Tours Chinese Bases

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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America’s top military officer will conclude his high-profile visit to China Wednesday with a trip to a naval base. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited two army bases on China’s east coast on Tuesday . China’s official Xinhua news agency says he will continue visiting military units on Wednesday, […]

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US Military Chief Tours Chinese Bases

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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America’s top military officer toured military bases on China’s east coast Tuesday, on the third day of a high-profile visit aimed at improving military cooperation. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited an air base in Shandong province and was to continue later to a base in Zhejiang province. The […]

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Chinese VP Pushes ‘Mutual Trust’ in Ties with US

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping on Monday urged China and the United States to deepen mutual trust and expand common ground to improve military cooperation. Xi made the comment in Beijing after a meeting with U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. He hailed what is widely seen as improving […]

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Chinese VP Pushes ‘Mutual Trust’ in Ties with US

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping is urging China and the United States to deepen mutual trust and expand common ground to improve military cooperation. Xi spoke Monday in Beijing with visiting U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. He hailed what is widely seen as improving Sino-U.S. ties, saying they […]

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Chinese Military Chief Rebukes US Over China Sea Drills

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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China’s military chief is bluntly criticizing the United States for holding military exercises in the South China Sea and conducting surveillance flights off its shores. General Chen Bingde made the remarks Monday at a joint press conference with his American counterpart, Admiral Mike Mullen. Chen said recent U.S. exercises with the Philippines and Vietnam are […]

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US, Chinese Military Chiefs Discuss Maritime Disputes, Other Issues

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 2:30 am (UTC-5)
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The top military commanders from the United States and China say they held “candid” talks Monday about territorial disputes in the South China Sea and other contentious issues. The official Xinhua news agency quoted Chinese armed forces chief Chen Bingde saying the two also discussed cyber security, China’s military development and the attitude of some […]

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US Military Chief Urges Chinese-US Security Cooperation

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 11:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. military officer says Washington is committed to maintaining its military presence in Asia, and that the United States and China must work together to ensure regional security. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, made the comment Sunday at the start of a four-day trip to China. The […]

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US Military Chief Urges Chinese-US Security Cooperation

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. military officer said Sunday that Washington is committed to maintaining its military presence in Asia, and that the United States and China must work together to ensure regional security. Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, made the comment at the start of a four-day trip to China, […]

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Top US Officer Urges Chinese-US Security Cooperation

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The top U.S. military officer says Washington is deepening its commitment to the East Asia Pacific region, and says the United States and China must work together to ensure regional security. Admiral Mike Mullen spoke Sunday at the start of a four-day trip to China, as Beijing remains embroiled in disputes with the Philippines and […]

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