Russia considers selling its newest fighter jet, the SU-35, to China. The sale would signify another step in China’s broad and deep effort to modernize its military.
India is preparing two army divisions of more than 36,000 troops for deployment along a disputed northern border with China near Tibet. The divisions are to defend against a possible Chinese attack on India's state of Arunachal Pradesh.
China invests in Southeast Asian infrastructure, including high-speed rail lines with Thailand and Malaysia, development of roads, bridges, dams, and railway links in Cambodia, and projects in energy and architecture in Indonesia.
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