Category Taiwan

U.S. Sends Two Warships Through Taiwan Strait Amid Heightened Tensions

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2154260/us-sends-two-warships-through-taiwan-strait-amid?utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20180708&utm_campaign=scmp_today&aid=190131336&sc_src=email_2288452&sc_llid=37921&sc_lid=153157789&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE&utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email US sends two warships through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing The Taiwanese government confirmed that the warships sailed through the waters separating Taiwan and the Chinese mainland on Saturday PUBLISHED : Sunday, 08 July, 2018, 2:38am UPDATED : Sunday, 08 July, 2018, 6:08am 5  Agence France-Presse Two United States warships entered the […]

China Is Quietly Conducting Electronic Warfare Tests In The South China Sea

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/05/us-intel-report-china-quietly-testing-electronic-warfare-assets-on-sp.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain China is quietly conducting electronic warfare tests in the South China Sea ·           ·         China is quietly testing electronic warfare assets recently installed at fortified outposts in the South China Sea, sources tell CNBC. ·         Electronic warfare assets are designed to confuse or disable communications and radar systems. ·         A Pentagon spokesperson declined to comment on intelligence […]

The China-U.S. Power Struggle Is Just Beginning

Conclusion: In the end, the U.S. and China economic rivalry probably won’t be decided by administrative law judges or trade negotiators, but in the global marketplace. Right now, the U.S. still enjoys a lead in many tech and manufacturing sectors, particularly aerospace and biotech.   Yet the days when China could be dismissed as merely […]

The Next Pacific War: Lessons From Wake Island For The PLA

The Next Pacific War: Lessons From Wake Island For The PLA By Ben Ho Wan Beng and Gary Lehmann, breakingdefense.com View Original July 1st, 2018 Marine Corps F4F Wildcat fighters lie wrecked on Wake after the battle. Expeditionary Advance Base Operations (EABO) is the new Navy-Marine Corps concept for using land units forward-deployed ashore to help win a naval […]

China Won’t Concede An Inch, Xi Jinping Tells U.S. Defense Chief Jim Mattis On South China Sea And Taiwan

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2152792/china-wont-concede-inch-xi-jinping-tells-us-defence?utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20180628&utm_campaign=scmp_china&aid=190131336&sc_src=email_2279585&sc_llid=1343&sc_lid=152857848&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE&utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email China won’t concede an inch, Xi Jinping tells US defence chief Jim Mattis on South China Sea and Taiwan Chinese president stands firm over disputed waters while advocating stronger inter-military relations to ‘lower scepticism and prevent misunderstanding’ PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 June, 2018, 9:54pm UPDATED : Thursday, 28 June, 2018, 12:02am 89  Liu Zhen […]

China Adds Advanced Missiles To South China Sea Islands: Pentagon Plans Major Response To Chinese Hegemony

China Adds Advanced Missiles to South China Sea Islands Pentagon plans major response to Chinese hegemony Share Tweet Email This photo shows an aerial shot of part of mischief reef in the disputed Spratly islands / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz June 14, 2018 5:00 am China’s military has stepped up militarizing disputed islands in the […]

China’s Master Plan: A Global Military Threat: By Hal Brands

Excerpts: Now, as the first in a series of columns on this phenomenon that Bloomberg Opinion will publish in the coming days, I’ll delve into another issue with enormous implications for U.S.-China relations and American interests: the rise of China as a more globally oriented military power.   …   Even as Beijing challenged U.S. […]

Artificial Island Bases & Deployment Of Long-Range Bombers Extend China’s Pacific Power & Strategic Reach

http://english.chinamil.com.cn/view/2018-06/01/content_8048570.htm CHINATop Stories Expert: H-6K has the capability to cruise Malacca Strait Source China Military Online Editor Li Jiayao Time 2018-06-01 A+– An H-6K bomber flies in the airspace over the South China Sea. Twelve H-6K bombers assigned to a division of the PLA Air Force recently conducted a long haul flight from the hinterland […]

The China Problem: North Korea Is Just Part Of The Challenge Confronting Trump And The United States

The China Problem Column: North Korea is just a part of the challenge confronting Trump and the United States Share Tweet Email Getty Images BY: Matthew Continetti May 25, 2018 4:59 am “I think I understand why that happened,” President Trump said Thursday, reflecting on a change in North Korean behavior that prompted him to cancel […]

China Lands Most Advanced Bomber/H-6K On Artificial Islands In South China Sea For The First Time

China Lands Most Advanced Bomber/H-6K On Artificial Islands In South China Sea For The First Time http://www.fortunascorner.com      It has only been a few days since Seth Cropsey’s thoughtful and compelling Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal about the strategic importance of a strong navy — as a way to deter foes and, protect one’s national […]