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Is China’s Move Against Hong Kong — Czeckoslovakia 1968 All Over Again? In Addition To A Free Trade Agreement With Taiwan, It Is Time For A NATO-Like U.S./Pacific Defense Alliance — To Deter And Stand Firm Against Further Chinese Aggression. 

Is China’s Move Against Hong Kong — Czeckoslovakia 1968 All Over Again? In Addition To A Free Trade Agreement With Taiwan, It Is Time For A NATO-Like U.S./Pacific Defense Alliance — To Deter And Stand Firm Against Further Chinese Aggression.    www.fortunascorner.com    The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) posted a May 27, 2020 […]

Last Chance For U.S. To Counter China’s Rise

Last chance for US to counter China’s rise China has leveraged the Covid-19 crisis to assert its power across Asia while traditional US allies feel increasingly left in the lurch asiatimes.com · by Grant Newsham · May 27, 2020 When you’ve got a house full of sick people you don’t usually go out looking for a fight. But […]

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 […]

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 […]

Make No Mistake, China Really Does Want To Dominate The Pacific

Excerpts: Importantly, the erosion of U.S. military and naval supremacy is also being accelerated by China’s successful political warfare strategy and America’s sluggish response. Beijing is waging a whole-of-society “total competition.” The techno-nationalist approach seeks to achieve economic preeminence on the back of emerging information-centric technologies like 5G, artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D manufacturing, and quantum computing. All […]

The U.S. Can’t Afford To Lose The Philippines

Excerpts: Assuming this breakdown in relations goes forward, what will be the effect on American strategy in the region? In blunt terms, how important are the Philippines to the U.S.? The short answer is that the Philippines, an archipelago of over 7,000 islands, is critically important to American security and geopolitical influence. First and most […]

Philippines Tells U.S. It Will End Military Cooperation Deal

How much suppport does Duarte have among the key influential Philippine military community (rertired/active duty) for this policy? Is this a truning point that was coming regardless of Duarte? Or is he a one-off, and this policy will be rescinded as soon as he is no longer President? If this decision was telegraphed and in […]

U.S. Plans To Counter Chinese Influence In Asia With New Pacific Missile, Cyber Task Force

US plans to counter Chinese influence in Asia with new Pacific missile, cyber task force By REUTERS scmp.com 2 min View Original Under McCarthy’s vision, the move would allow the Army to create a new paradigm in the Pacific where ground forces would ‘punch a hole’ in enemy defences for air and naval forces. Photo: […]

Afghanistan Is Not Vietnam | American Enterprise Institute – AEI

Excerpts: Afghanistan today is hardly Vietnam in 1972. American military forces there are set to drop below 10,000 — and that small number is engaged only in providing air, intelligence, and other limited support to the several hundred thousand Afghans fighting the Taliban, al Qaeda, and ISIS, along with US Special Forces continuing to fight […]

China Is Blowing Its Chance In The Asia-Pacific

https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/12/12/china-asia-pacific-blowing-chance/?utm_source=PostUp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=18717&utm_term=Editor#39;s%20Picks%20OC <https://foreignpolicy.com/category/analysis/argument/> ARGUMENT<https://foreignpolicy.com/category/analysis/argument/> China Is Blowing Its Chance in the Asia-Pacific Beijing needs a better strategy to ease the United States out. BY ANDREI LUNGU<https://foreignpolicy.com/author/andrei-lungu/> | DECEMBER 12, 2019, 10:50 AM [Chinese soldiers sit atop tanks as they drive in a parade to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of […]