Category Taiwan

Taiwan President Pledges Humanitarian Relief For Hong Kongers

Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong Kongers | The Japan Times japantimes.co.jp · by Internal Submission · May 27, 2020 Taipei – Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests in Taiwan’s most concrete intervention since a renewal of unrest in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong. […]

“This Is The End Of Hong Kong;” China Congress Announces Crackdown On Hong Kong With New “National Security” Law, Abandons GDP Target; Move By China Could Plunge Hong Kong Into Trumoil/Civil War; Could Hong Kong Become Belfast?

“This Is The End Of Hong Kong;” China Congress Announces Crackdown On Hong Kong With New “National Security” Law, Abandons GDP Target; Move By China Could Plunge Hong Kong Into Trumoil/Civil War; Could Hong Kong Become Belfast? http://www.fortunascorner.com       Numerous media outlets are reporting this morning that China has demonstrably pulled of the gloves […]

Taiwan President Rejects Beijing Rule; China Says ‘Reunification’ Inevitable

Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule; China says ‘reunification’ inevitable Reuters · by Yimou Lee, Ben Blanchard4 Min Read · May 20, 2020 TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its “one country, two systems” offer of autonomy , President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China’s sovereignty claims and likely setting the stage […]

Chinese Nationalists Urge President Xi To Seize Taiwan

Chinese nationalists urge President Xi to seize Taiwan In the shadow of the Wolf Warriors: Chinese nationalists urge President Xi to seize Taiwan as Beijing’s bullying could see the island democracy that beat the virus barred from this week’s vital WHO summit The island nation of 23million people almost unique among locked down developed countries […]

China To Set Up ADIZ In South China Sea | Taiwan News

More and more evidence and reasons for U.S. business to get out of China. Beijing……is not our friend. RCP China to set up ADIZ in South China Sea | Taiwan News taiwannews.com.tw · by Taiwan News TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday morning (May 4) confirmed that China is planning to […]

Why The U.S. Withdrew Its Bombers From Guam

David Maxwell Comment:  “Strategic reassurance. Strategic resolve.  This author thinks we are giving them up.”    Conclusion:   From within the US, questions are bound to arise about America’s commitment to maintaining forward deterrence while a major potential adversary, China, is building up capabilities and adding impressive technology-based systems to its arsenal. Why the US […]

The Rhymes Of History: Beijing’s Nightmare Strategic Scenarios

Excerpts: Strategic Nightmare Scenario #1: Strategic Encirclement Strategic Nightmare Scenario #2: Domestic Chaos An Uncertain Future   The Rhymes of History: Beijing’s Nightmare Strategic Scenarios Michael Colebrook  April 27, 2020 thestrategybridge.org · April 27, 2020 History does not repeat itself. With the exception of general platitudes about the permanence of international tension and the sporadic recurrence […]

COVID-19 Slams West’s Nuke Carriers While China Signals Taiwan, Japan

Excerpts: Navy officials say it’s still unclear how COVID-19 made it aboard the TR. Many observers have pointed to its March 4 port call in Da Nang, Vietnam, blaming Capt. Brett Crozier for the visit. However, the port call had been signed off on by his boss’ bosses, Indo-Pacom commander Adm. Philip Davidson and Adm. […]

China Seizes Covid-19 Advantage In South China Sea

China seizes Covid-19 advantage in South China Sea China ramps up military drills and energy exploitation in contested waterway while US military bogged down in virus crisis at home by Richard Javad Heydarian April 1, 2020 MANILA – With the Covid-19 pandemic mostly contained in China and now wreaking havoc on the United States, security analysts are […]

U.S. Ship Sails Through Taiwan Strait As Jibes Bite

Excerpts: The ship’s passage comes at a time of thus heightened political tensions between the US and China – and after Beijing has repeatedly buzzed Taiwan with military jets and ships despite the global COVID-19 pandemic. Anger is rising on the self-ruled democratic island that Taiwan has had to scramble its own fighter jets in […]