Iran’s Military Is a Total Joke

Here is something you may have missed amidst the incessant chatter about a possible military confrontation in the Persian Gulf: Iran is far less powerful and scary than the innuendo in Washington, D.C. would have you believe.

by Daniel R. DePetrisFollow @DanDePetris on TwitterL | The National Interest

Here is something you may have missed amidst the incessant chatter about a possible military confrontation in the Persian Gulf: Iran is far less powerful and scary than the innuendo in Washington, D.C.… Read the full article.

Why China’s Air Force Loves Russian SU-35 Fighters (And Keeps Getting More)

A great boon for China’s air force.

by Michael Peck | The National Interest

Key point: China is still looking to expand its logistical support fleet as it continues to modernize its air force.

For a nation that boasts of developing an advanced stealth fighter, it seems strange that China would need to buy warplanes from its former rival Russia.… Read the full article.

China is growing fed up with British private schools ‘creaming off’ the best pupils, headteachers warned

By Camilla Turner | The Telegraph

The Chinese government is growing fed up with British private schools “creaming off” the best pupils, a conference has been told.

Institutions which have set up sister schools or franchises in China now face a “backlash” for party officials, according to Richard Gaskell, schools director at ISC Research which specialises in analysing data on international schools. 

There are now 47 campuses in China operated by British schools.… Read the full article.