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Russian Navy commissions sixth Project 636.3 Varshavyanka-class submarine | Naval Today

28 Nov 2016. A previous post to Broadsides covers the re-emergence of a potent Russian submarine fleet. Coupled with Mr.Putin’s apparent interest in using his Navy to support foreign policy (also covered on Broadsides) we would be wise to watch the growth of Russian naval capabilities. Another aspect of his […]


Are the Philippines and China Moving Past Their Differences? Dr. Ann Griffiths

22 November 2016. It’s interesting to see Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping getting along so well together. The latest example is Duterte issuing an executive order declaring part of the Scarborough Shoal to be a marine sanctuary which will be off-limits to all fishermen. The executive […]