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The real reason the Japanese invasion of Singapore was a disaster

In February 1942, the war in the Pacific came to British-controlled Singapore. The Japanese were ready to assault one of the British Empire’s most significant military bases and capture the cornerstone of the imperial defense strategy.  Despite its well-known status as “the Gibraltar of the East,” the Japanese managed to land 30,000 troops on the … Continued

This is how Singapore could strong-arm China

If you believe some reports, or breathless commentators, China is becoming an unstoppable naval juggernaut in the Pacific region. That may be somewhat overstated. Yes, China’s navy has become far more modern in the last ten years, but ironically, a…

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