China’s defense spending in 2021 up 6.8% from 2020 as Premier Li Keqiang pledges to strengthen the People’s Liberation Army with an array of weapons systems as Beijing views multiple security threats it faces.
Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen conducted another attack against Saudi Arabia, by striking an oil processing station near the Red Sea city of Jeddah, this despite numerous appeals by the U.S. to cease such operations. To read more go to Newsweek
For the second time in a month, rockets hit a base hosting U.S. led coalition forces and Iraqi troops.
NATO member country Turkey is search for war technology and is looking at co-manufacturing warplanes and missiles with Pakistan that also gives them access to Chinese technology.
Hackers from a Chinese backed hacking group have targeted India’s vaccine companies who are producing shots used in vaccinating the countries population from the effects of the coronavirus.
China is expected to unveil an increase in the countries military budget at the March 5th opening of parliament, this as country recovers from the coronavirus and as tensions rise with various countries.