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[ANALYSIS] Huawei and the Shangri-La Dialogue

May 30, 2019 - 9:33 AM

The Pentagon sets its eyes on Beijing in a new Indo-Pacific security strategy that is expected to be unveiled at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, which begins Friday, May 31

No North Korea relief until verifiable denuclearization steps – Mattis

Jun 03, 2018 - 12:33 PM

'North Korea will receive relief only when it demonstrates verifiable and irreversible steps to denuclearization,' says US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis

DEFENSE CHIEF. US Defense Secretary James Mattis delivers his speech during the first plenary session of the 17th Asian Security Summit of the IISS ShangriLa Dialogue in Singapore on June 2, 2018. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

China general slams 'irresponsible comments' on South China Sea

Jun 02, 2018 - 7:10 PM

Lieutenant General He Lei's statement comes after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused China of 'intimidation and coercion' in the disputed waters at a security summit in Singapore

SECURITY SUMMIT. Lieutenant General He Lei (L), vice president of the People's Liberation Army's Academy of Military Science, and Hajit Sajjan (R), Canadian National Defense Minister, attend the first plenary session of the 17th Asian Security Summit of the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 2, 2018. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Regional intel: ISIS fighters in Mindanao triple PH's estimate

Jun 04, 2017 - 12:52 PM

Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu says intelligence pegs the number of ISIS fighters in the Philippines at 1 200 including 40 Indonesians a stark contrast from the Philippines 250 400 estimate

U.S. says it stands with PH in 'heartbreaking' fight in Marawi

Jun 03, 2017 - 11:39 AM

The United States reiterates its commitment to its longtime ally in its fight against terrorists despite President Rodrigo Duterte s anti American pronouncements

China hits US 'provocations', says doesn't fear 'trouble'

Jun 05, 2016 - 11:09 AM

4th UPDATE Admiral Sun Jianguo: China firmly opposes such behavior We do not make trouble but we have no fear of trouble

China's Admiral Sun Jianguo, deputy chief of general staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), delivers his speech during a plenary session at the 15th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 5, 2016. Roslan Rahman/AFP

Pentagon chief arrives in Singapore for security summit

Jun 02, 2016 - 9:41 PM

Ashton Carter s attendance at this weekend s Shangri La Dialogue is part of a broader US diplomatic push to build and maintain alliances in the Asia Pacific region

ASHTON CARTER. US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter gestures during a joint press conference with his counterpart Philippines Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin (not pictured) during his visit to the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines April 14, 2016. File photo by Romeo Ranoco/EPA

Pentagon chief heads to Asian summit as nations fret over South China Sea

May 31, 2016 - 10:16 AM

UPDATED Aside from the South China Sea delegates are expected to focus on the growing threat of Islamic terrorism in the region and North Korea s nuclear program

In this file photo, US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter attends the first plenary session at the 14th Asia Security Summit, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue 2015 in Singapore on May 30, 2015. Roslan Rahman/AFP

The China challenge in the West Philippine Sea

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:00 AM

The ultimate challenge is to mobilize enough regional support and deploy necessary military assets against further Chinese adventurism – but without triggering an open conflict

China rejects US criticism of sea reclamations

May 31, 2015 - 10:32 AM

UPDATED China rejects US demands to stop its intensifying reclamation works in the South China Sea saying it is exercising its sovereignty while helping the rest of the world

IN DEFENSE OF CHINA. Admiral Sun Jianguo, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army of China at the first plenary session on the second day of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) 14th Asia Security Summit in Singapore, May 30, 2015. Wallace Woon/EPA

Asia security summit under guard after police shoot man outside

May 31, 2015 - 9:31 AM

Police shoot a man dead in an apparent drug related incident outside the venue of the Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter delivers his speech at the first plenary session at the 14th Asia Security Summit, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue 2015 in Singapore on May 30, 2015. Roslan Rahman/AFP

Key attention on the Philippines at Asian security summit

Jun 05, 2014 - 7:44 PM

Rising tensions indicate the need for the Philippines to continue to pursue capabilities to build a minimum credible defense

'SHANGRI-LA DIALOGUE.' A Gurkha soldier, part of a Gurkha elite contingent of the Singapore Police force, stands guard outside the Shangri-la Hotel, the venue of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) 13th Asia Security Summit, in Singapore on May 30, 2014. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Japan's Abe: Uphold rule of law

May 31, 2014 - 10:03 AM

At the opening dinner of the Shangri La Dialogue on Friday Prime Minister Abe emphasizes the need to strictly observe international law to promote peace and stability in Asia and the Indo Pacific regions

Shangri-la Dialogue: China to promote security theory

May 30, 2014 - 6:56 PM

Beijing s delegation to the Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore will fully elaborate on China s security concept in Asia says a spokesman

'SHANGRI-LA DIALOGUE.' A Gurkha soldier, part of a Gurkha elite contingent of the Singapore Police force, stands guard outside the Shangri-la Hotel, the venue of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) 13th Asia Security Summit, in Singapore on May 30, 2014. Photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

Top US Pacific commander to visit Manila

Jun 05, 2013 - 4:21 PM

No open media events are planned for the visit

Is China trusted?

Jun 03, 2013 - 8:44 AM

There is growing skepticism towards China’s security intentions but with its size and wealth it can afford to disregard this

Chinese sea patrols 'legitimate' - top general

Jun 02, 2013 - 1:10 PM

UPDATE Qi Jianguo: Our attitude on East China Sea and South China Sea is that they are in our Chinese sovereignty We are very clear about that

'LEGITIMATE' PATROLS. Top Chinese military official, Lieutenant General Qi Jianguo speaks at the 12th Asia Security Summit Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 2, 2013. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

US defense chief accuses Beijing of cyber spying

Jun 01, 2013 - 10:33 AM

A US Defense Secretary accused Beijing of involvement in cyber espionage against Washington

US to shift most of naval fleet to Pacific by 2020: Panetta

Jun 02, 2012 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED The US plans to re posture its forces to a 60 40 split between the Pacific and the Atlantic from the current 50 50

PACIFIC SECURITY. Pentagon chief Leon Panetta discusses security in the Asia-Pacific at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. Photo from defense.gov

US military chief asks nations to speak on Scarborough

Jun 01, 2012 - 3:31 PM

US chief of staff Gen Martin Dempsey wants to hear from Asia Pacific nations regarding the South China Sea dispute

US IN ASIA-PACIFIC. US Joint Chiefs of Staff chair Army Gen Martin Dempsey (right) confers with US Pacific Command chief Navy Adm Samuel Locklear III (left) ahead of the Shangri-La Dialogue this week. Photo by D Myles Cullen, courtesy of the US Defense Department.