Intrigue and infidelity topples top US generals
Washington reels as revelations of a love affair now threaten not one but two senior military careers. Is America right to disapprove so strongly of flawed leaders?
China announces surge in military spending
China’s defence budget for 2012 will top $100 billion, officials have revealed – an 11% rise on the year before. But should the country’s growing strength really be a cause for alarm?