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PLA displays its softer side[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn

Armed police in Northwest China’s Jilin province joined the party by performing a “Little Apple” dance, featuring a hit song, and became an instant hit online. 185 more words

China Alert

Chinese hackers’ stole data on Israel’s Iron Dome missile shield

Group linked to PLA accused of stealing documents on Iron Dome shield

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 30 July, 2014, 9:50pm

Reuters in Vienna
Three Israeli defence contractors behind the Iron Dome missile shield and related systems were robbed of hundreds of documents by hackers linked to the Chinese government starting in 2011, a US-based computer forensics expert said. 405 more words

Societal

10 Modern Weapons of War That Are Way Older Than You Think

Modern warfare grows more sophisticated by the day—we used to use swords and spears, now we use unmanned planes and robots.

So, just in case you think all the deadliest weapons were created in the last 100 years or so, here are ten from the ancient world that I think you’ll find a little familiar (even if the closest you’ve ever gotten to a battle is playing Call of Duty or Halo). 963 more words

History

Ethiopia Vies for China's Vanishing Factory Jobs - Businessweek

Ethiopian workers walking through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa in June chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. The company’s president, just arrived from China, spotted them through the window, sprang up, and ran outside. 497 more words

China Alert

Does China Care About Air Power?

Given China’s moves to police its near seas in recent years, it is important to understand the role that air power might play in China’s military playbook. 127 more words

Military Aviation

Al Qaeda Targeting U.S. Infrastructure for Digital 9/11

Terrorists, nation states, criminal groups have capability of causing significant damage

BY: Bill Gertz
July 24, 2014 3:45 pm

ASPEN, Colo.—Al Qaeda, nation states, and criminals are preparing for major cyber attacks against U.S. 791 more words

China's secretive military cracks open door for glimpse inside

With dancing robots and smiling soldiers and to the strains of British singer George Michael, China cracked open the door on its secretive armed forces on Tuesday during… 740 more words

China