Venezuela's armed forces are political too

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Venezuela's armed forces are political too

Venezuela's armed forces, which are conducting exercises against perceived internal and external threats, hold immense power in the government of President Nicolas Maduro and notably have interests in the vital oil sector.

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China says military drills ahead of Taiwan inauguration part of annual plan

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China says military drills ahead of Taiwan inauguration part of annual plan

China's Defense Ministry said recent military drills on its southeastern coast were annual exercises, after Chinese media had suggested they could have been timed ahead of Taiwan's inauguration of a new president from a pro-independence party.

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U.S., South Korea, Japan to hold drills on North Korean missiles

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U.S., South Korea, Japan to hold drills on North Korean missiles

In a sign of increasing defense cooperation, the U.S., Japan and South Korea will next month hold their first joint military exercises aimed at tracking North Korean missiles.

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NATO aims to 'destabilise' Caucasus with Georgia drills: Moscow

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NATO aims to 'destabilise' Caucasus with Georgia drills: Moscow

Russian foreign ministry on Friday accused NATO of seeking to destabilise the Caucasus region with upcoming joint exercises in Georgia, where US soldiers will train together with Georgian forces this month.

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China to join US-led naval exercise

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China to join US-led naval exercise

China will take part in a regular US-led naval exercise starting next month, a top US commander said Friday, despite tensions over Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea.

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China and Russia to hold anti-missile drill after U.S., S.Korea talk defense

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China and Russia to hold anti-missile drill after U.S., S.Korea talk defense

China and Russia will hold their first joint computer-assisted anti-missile drill, state media said on Thursday, after the United States and South Korea discussed an anti-missile defense system for the South to counter threats from North Korea.

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Wary of China's Indian Ocean activities, U.S., India discuss anti-submarine warfare

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Wary of China's Indian Ocean activities, U.S., India discuss anti-submarine warfare

India and the United States are in talks to help each other track submarines in the Indian Ocean, military officials say, a move that could further tighten defense ties between New Delhi and Washington as China steps up its undersea activities.

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Vietnamese battleship joins naval exercise in Brunei

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Vietnamese battleship joins naval exercise in Brunei

A battleship of the Vietnam People’s Navy, along with those from several other nations, gathered in Brunei on Sunday afternoon to prepare for a naval training exercise.

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U.S. defence secretary to visit carrier in disputed South China Sea

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U.S. defence secretary to visit carrier in disputed South China Sea

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit a U.S. aircraft carrier transiting the disputed South China Sea on Friday, a move bound to anger China, which has been increasingly asserting its territorial claims.

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Hanoi, Manila to explore joint patrols in East Vietnam Sea: sources

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Hanoi, Manila to explore joint patrols in East Vietnam Sea: sources

MANILA, April 13 - Defence officials from the Philippines and Vietnam will meet this week to explore possible joint exercises and navy patrols, military sources said, shoring up a new alliance between states locked in maritime rows with China.

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Philippines, Vietnam to explore joint patrols in South China Sea: sources

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Philippines, Vietnam to explore joint patrols in South China Sea: sources

Defense officials from the Philippines and Vietnam will meet this week to explore possible joint exercises and navy patrols, military sources said, shoring up a new alliance between states locked in maritime rows with China.

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U.S., Philippines begin military exercises as maritime tension simmers

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U.S., Philippines begin military exercises as maritime tension simmers

About 8,000 U.S. and Filipino troops began annual military exercises on Monday against a backdrop of tension over China's greater assertiveness in the South China Sea though a Philippine commander played that down as the reason for the drills.

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U.S. plans third patrol near disputed South China Sea islands: source

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U.S. plans third patrol near disputed South China Sea islands: source

The U.S. Navy plans to conduct another passage near disputed islands in the South China Sea in early April, a source familiar with the plan said on Friday, the third in series of challenges that have drawn sharps rebukes from China.

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After spat, Chinese flotilla heads to Indonesia for joint drills

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After spat, Chinese flotilla heads to Indonesia for joint drills

Chinese ships left the port of Qingdao on Saturday to take part in naval exercises off the coast of Indonesia, China's Ministry of Defence said, a week after a dispute between the two countries over contested waters in the South China Sea.

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Vietnam-China hold joint border training exercises

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Vietnam-China hold joint border training exercises

The Defence Ministry announced on March 25 that final preparations are underway for the planning, monitoring and coordinating of collective training events that are part of third Vietnam-China Border Defence Friendship Exchange program.

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