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Weekly Maritime News Survey, 2 March 2012

Material and external links contained herein are made available for the purpose of peer review and discussion, and to promote critical thinking. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Naval War College, Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense. Selection of articles should not be construed as an explicit or implicit endorsement of particular publications, or the authors' or publisher's views or interpretations.
 
Strategic Research Department
 
March 2, 2012
 
* Titles without links are proprietary and/or copyrighted and may be available to U.S. government entities upon request
 
 
 
Thought of the Week:
 
- Piracy is a symptom; and, while a symptom can be treated and its effects can be alleviated, real progress can only be made by addressing the cause, which requires significant efforts of capacity building.”
 
 
 
 
 
U.S. - AMERICAS
 
When drones were created, how they're used, and what their future looks like
Foreign Policy, March-April 2012
 
Foreign Affairs, March/April 2012
 
Why Americans need to be more grateful to Canada
Foreign Policy, February 29, 2012
 
World Politics Review, February 29, 2012
 
RIA Novosti, February 8, 2012
 
Prensa Latina, March 2, 2012
 
 
PIRACY
 
Maritime Executive, February 27, 2012
 
IFW, February 28, 2012
 
Jiefangjun Bao Online, February 28, 2012
 
The Tribune (India), February 27, 2012
 
Daily News & Analysis (India), February 27, 2012
 
Maritime Executive, February 24, 2012
 
RBC Radio, February 28, 2012
 
The Mercury (South Africa), February 27 2012
 
A Prospective Partner for Peace
Institute for Security Studies Africa, February 22, 2012
 
UN News Centre, February 27, 2012
 
Associated Press, February 29, 2012
 
This Day Live (Nigeria), February 28, 2012
 
 
CYBER
 
Don't fear the digital bogeyman. Virtual conflict is still more hype than reality
Foreign Policy, March-April 2012
 
Royal United Services Institute Journal, February 2012
 
 
ENERGY
 
Why Americans need to be more grateful to Canada
Foreign Policy, February 29, 2012
 
Reuters, February 27, 2012
 
(This proposed gas pipeline would complement the TBC crude oil pipeline)
Forbes, Feburary 22, 2012
 
Interfax (Russia), March 1, 2012
 
 
CLIMATE CHANGE - ENVIRONMENT - ARCTIC - ANTARCTIC
 
Montreal Gazatte, February 13, 2012
http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/uodl20
 
 
SHIPBUILDING/SHIPPING/SCRAPPING
 
Maritime Executive, February 24, 2012
 
 
RUSSIA
 
Strategy Page, February 20, 2012
 
RIA Novosti, February 8, 2012
 
 
INDIA
 
The Daily Pioneer (India), February 28, 2012
 
IBN Live (India), February 28, 2012
 
REDIFF News (India), March 1, 2012
 
NonAlignment 2.0 chalks out foreign and strategic policy for India
The Hindu, February 29, 2012
 
The Indian Express, February 29, 2012
 
The Hindu, February 29, 2012
 
Centre for Policy Research (India), February 2012
 
 
RUSSIA/INDIA
 
Indo-Asian News Service, February 28, 2012
 
 
EUROPE
 
Spain Negotiating Participation of Aegis-Fitted Warships in NATO Missile Shield
ABC.es (in Spanish), February 29, 2012
 
Public Service Europe, February 23, 2012
 
UPI, February 23, 2012
 
RBC Radio, February 28, 2012
 
Poland Decides to Discontinue Work on Partially-Built Corvette for Navy
Gazeta Wyborcza, February 24, 2012
 
 
AFRICA
 
AFP, March 1, 2012
 
The Mercury (South Africa), February 27 2012
 
A Prospective Partner for Peace
Institute for Security Studies Africa, February 22, 2012
 
Illegal, unreported and unregulated boats are part of a growing international criminal fishing enterprise in Somali waters
Inter Press Service, February 21, 2012
 
RBC Radio, February 28, 2012
 
A statement by General Carter Ham, U.S. Army Commander of the United States Africa Command to the House Armed Services Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives
All Africa, March 1, 2012
 
UN News Centre, February 27, 2012
 
Associated Press, February 29, 2012
 
Intelligence Online, February 23, 2012
 
This Day Live (Nigeria), February 28, 2012
 
The Washington Post, February 27, 2012
 
 
ASIA/PACIFIC
 
As the global community continues to grapple with political and economic uncertainties, ASEAN must resist the temptation to look inward if it is to maintain its much vaunted centrality amidst big power transitions
RSIS, February 20, 2012
 
Xinhua, February 29, 2012
 
Kyodo, February 29, 2012
 
Reuters, February 27, 2012
 
With the arms build-up by India and China, and America’s pivot policy, Malaysia is taking precautionary steps
New Straits Times, February 20, 2012
 
Jiji Press, February 28, 2012
 
Timor Newsline, March 1, 2012
 
From June 2010:
Canadian Press, June 23, 2010
 
 
INDIA OCEAN
 
Sri Lanka Navy, February 28, 2012
 
Sri Lankan Ministry of Defense, February 28, 2012
 
Strategy Page, February 26, 2012
 
Daily News & Analysis (India), February 27, 2012
 
The Mercury (South Africa), February 27 2012
 
 
MIDDLE EAST
 
Foreign Affairs, March-April 2012
 
Ya Libnan News (Lebanon), March 1, 2012
 
Foreign Affairs, February 23, 2012
 
BBC, February 27, 2012
 
Persian Dragons: Chinese Missiles in Iran
Iran's increasing proficiency in tactical missiles, and its impressive array of weaponry, have largely gone unnoticed in the focus on its non-existent nuclear weapons. Rob Hewson reports.
Jane's Navy International, March 1, 2012
 
Maritime Executive, February 27, 2012
 
IFW, February 28, 2012
 
Foreign Affairs, February 29, 2012
 
 
CHINA-UNITED STATES / AMERICAS
 
The United States is working hard to recalibrate its national security strategy with an Asia-Pacific focus. If China can act boldly, it has multiple avenues for countering it.
The Diplomat, February 24, 2012
 
PLA Expert: US Builds Up 'Strategic Containment Systems' Against China in Asia
Zhongguo Pinglun Tongxun She (Hong Kong), February 26, 2012
 
PRC Article: China Must Remain 'Patient,' Await Decline of US Power in Asia (Summary)
Xuexi Shibao, February 27, 2012
 
 
CHINA-INDIA
 
New Delhi Television (NDTV), March 1, 2012
 
The Tribune (India), February 11, 2012
 
REDIFF News, March 1, 2012
 
The Hindu, February 29, 2012
 
The Indian Express, February 29, 2012
 
Centre for Policy Research (India), February 2012
 
 
CHINA-RUSSIA
 
PRC Military Expert on China's Plan to Buy Russian S-400 Missile Defense System
Wen Wei Po (Hong Kong), February 27, 2012
 
Flight Global, February 28, 2012
 
 
CHINA-MIDDLE EAST
 
Persian Dragons: Chinese Missiles in Iran
Iran's increasing proficiency in tactical missiles, and its impressive array of weaponry, have largely gone unnoticed in the focus on its non-existent nuclear weapons. Rob Hewson reports.
Jane's Navy International, March 1, 2012
 
 
CHINA-ASIA
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
 
CHINA MILITARY AND DEFENSE
 
Implementation of Three Shooting Modes-Distributed Fire Control System
Binggong Xuebao, July 1, 2011
 
 
CHINA: Navy-Naval-Maritime
 
PRC Internet Photos Show Fighter Jet, Naval Helicopter Onboard Varyag on 28 Feb
Tiexue Wang, February 28, 2012
 
Business Insider, February 28, 2012
 
PLA Navy Uses Submarine as Shooting Target for Newly-Developed Torpedo
Zhongguo Qingnian Bao, February 10, 2012
 
Xinhua, February 29, 2012
 
People's Daily, February 29, 2012
 
Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences, December 26, 2011
 
Jiefangjun Bao, February 28, 2012
 
The Tribune (India), February 27, 2012
 
China Marine Surveillance Patrols North China Sea
Modern Navy, December 2011
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90776/90883/7412388.html
 
Global Adventures, February 14, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
Ocean Development & International Law, Issue 1, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Space - Army - Air Force- 2nd Artillery – EW – Logistics – Joint – Cyber – Reserves/Militia, etc…
 
 
Flight Global, February 28, 2012
 
2nd Artillery Paper on How to Strengthen Internet Security
Huojianbing Bao, November 30, 2011
 
PLA 2nd Artillery Stresses Reform to Transform Combat Power Generation Model
Huojianbing Bao, December 2011
 
Notwithstanding the continuing veil of secrecy, Chinese ballistic strategic and tactical missile development is well into its third generation of modernisation. Its trajectory has been accelerated by reforms in China’s defence industry sectors since the late 1990s.
RSIS, February 21, 2012
 
Modeling, Simulation of Missile Satellite-Missile Link Channel
Xitong Gongcheng Yu Dianzi Jishu, June 1, 2007
 
PRC Military Expert on China's Plan to Buy Russian S-400 Missile Defense System
Wen Wei Po (Hong Kong), February 27, 2012
 
China News Service, February 21, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Geo-Pol-Economic
 
Biofuels International, February 29, 2012
 
Market Watch, February 29, 2012
 
 
ETC…
 
The gambling industry in the Special Administrative Region is the world's largest - and also acts as a conduit for monetary transactions outside China's restrictive economic rules. Kit Dawnay explores the darker side of Macau's billion-dollar bets.
Jane's Intelligence Review, February 28, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Material and external links contained herein are made available for the purpose of peer review and discussion, and to promote critical thinking. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Naval War College, Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense. Selection of articles should not be construed as an explicit or implicit endorsement of particular publications, or the authors' or publisher's views or interpretations.
 
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