Sun Wu was born in 544 BC, known via the honorific name, Sun Tzu, which means “master.” Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist, and author of The Art of War. This became this planet’s earliest and most famous … Continue reading ‘Know Your Enemy’ – Sun Tzu Quotes
Wendy Whitman Cobb, US Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies On Nov. 15, 2021, U.S. officials announced that they had detected a dangerous new debris field in orbit near Earth. Later in the day, it was confirmed … Continue reading Russian anti-satellite weapon test: What happened and what are the risks?
Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) is a major command of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. AFSPC supports U.S. military operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch and cyber operations. Operationally, AFSPC is under the Combatant Commander of the U.S. Strategic Command. More than 40,000 people perform AFSPC missions at 88 locations worldwide, including military, civilians and contractors. This includes approximately 22,000 military personnel and 9,000 civilian employees, although their missions overlap. On 1 December 2009, the intercontinental ballistic missile mission was transferred to the new Air Force Global Strike Command. AFSPC gained the cyber operations mission … Continue reading Guardians of the High Frontier – Air Force Space Command & United States Space Surveillance Network
The lasting and healthy development of the all-weather friendship between China and Pakistan has been receiving constant attention from the Chinese side. Given profound changes in the global world pattern, the two partners have to dwell on how to define future strategic cooperation. The world is undergoing an unprecedented upheaval which has seen a sliding US and the West compared with a surging China and other developing countries. Some have assumed that a historical reversal of traditional strength will happen in just 10 or 15 years. Given such changing environment, China-Pakistan relationship in the next 10 years should bolster South-South … Continue reading Sino-Pak ties a testing ground for new global order
Retiring Pakistan army chief set for key role By Syed Fazl-e-Haider KARACHI – General Ashfaq Parvez Kiani, one of Pakistan’s most powerful men, has announced his retirement from the post of Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) on November 29. With one stroke on Sunday, General Kiani put to rest speculation in the media that he would try to extend his three-year term for a third time. Some reports, however, claim that Kiani is lobbying to keep a key defense role. Kiani is prepared to accept a position as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC), currently a largely ceremonial … Continue reading General Ashfaq Parvez Kiani – Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC)