Asia-Pacific

Domestic woes put Kim Jong Un on the defensive – and the offensive

Kim aims to reach beyond North Korea to U.S. politicians and the South Korean public.

The race is on to prepare Australia for nuclear subs

“There has been a hiatus where we weren’t all paying attention. Now we’ve got to catch up,” a UK shipbuilding exec says.

Expect a Chinese show of force against Taiwan soon, says INDOPACOM head

“When something occurs that they don’t like, they tend to take actions,” said Adm. John Aquilino.

Use more drones, US tells allies, partners

Especially at sea, and especially in the Indo-Pacific region, the Pentagon’s top regional official said.

Pentagon presses Congress to enable AUKUS' next stage

AI-powered subhunters, quantum gear among areas for cooperation under 'Pillar Two' of the trilateral tech-research pact.