ACDC News & Views (June 17 – 24, 2020)


ACDC News & Views (June 17 – 24, 2020)

1. Russia, US Hold Arms Control Talks as Key Pact’s Expiry Looms

2. China’s Top Legislature Adopts Decision on Joining Arms Trade Treaty

3. China Releases Report on US Military Presence in Asia-Pacific, Warns of Increased Conflict Risk

4.  Australia says it has been Targeted by a ‘Sophisticated’ State-Based Cyber Attack

5. Russia Promises to Stand by Iran on Nuclear Deal

6. India’s Defense Industry is set to Lose $3 Billion from Nationwide Lockdown

7. China Reports Progress in Ultra-Secure Satellite Transmission

8. Pentagon Releases its Defense Space Strategy to Counter Russia and China

9. Japan Halts Introduction of US Missile-Defense System

10. How Far Will North Korea’s Military Adventurism Go?

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