Asia

  • An AH-1W attack helicopter launches flares during Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu county, Taiwan, April 17, 2013.
  • Taiwan held its first large-scale live-fire military exercise in five years, as President Ma Ying-jeou called on soldiers to maintain their "sense of crisis" as China builds up its military.
  • Rockets are fired from Thunderbolt 2000 multi-rocket launchers during Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu county, Taiwan, April 17, 2013.
  • A Scout helicopter launches missiles during Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu county, Taiwan, April 17, 2013. 

Taiwan Demonstrates Military Might

Published April 17, 2013

Taiwan has begun five days of large-scale military exercises meant to demonstrate its ability to defend itself against any attack from mainland China.


You May Like

Turkey's Erdogan: Women Not Equal to Men

Speaking at conference in Istanbul, President Erdogan says Islam has defined a position for women: motherhood More

Ahead of SAARC Summit, Subdued Expectations

Some regional analysts say distrust between Pakistani, Indian officials has slowed SAARC's progress over the year More

Philippines Leery of Development on Reef Reclamation in S. China Sea

Chinese land reclamation projects in area have been ongoing for years, but new satellite imagery reportedly shows China’s massive construction project More