Beijing speaks with forked tongue over Taiwan Straits: Exposed by US magazine

Insights 07/08/22, 17:47

The Beijing government recently challenged the international community when it said, "the Taiwan Straits are not international territorial waters." At the same time, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs also recently declared that China "enjoys sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction over the Taiwan Straits." However, the "Indo-Pacific Defense Forum," a professional ...

US will not change Asia strategy due to Ukraine concerns

China 02/16/22, 16:52

The crisis in Ukraine is not only affecting Europe but also indirectly Asia. There are fears that China will use the Russian-Ukrainian problem to step up its invasion of Taiwan. There are signs that a new triangle is forming between China, Russia, and Iran. The trouble they have stirred up in ...

Expert: China’s nuclear submarine in Taiwan Strait is fake

China 12/11/21, 15:43

A Chinese Communist Party (CCP) nuclear-powered submarine was spotted in a satellite photo sailing on the surface while crossing the Taiwan Strait on Nov. 29. Yao Cheng, a former CCP navy official, said that the CCP's submarine is unlike any real nuclear submarine. Analysis shows that this is just a clumsy ...

US sends warship after Xi scolds Biden for ‘playing with fire’

China 11/23/21, 15:40

One U.S. Navy warship entered the Taiwan Strait on Nov. 23. The USS Milius sailed through narrow waters separating Taiwan and mainland China. The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer was deployed following a virtual summit between President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. The U.S. Seventh Fleet confirmed the routine voyage ...

The Chinese military protests US and Canadian warships sailing through Taiwan Strait

D.C. 10/18/21, 00:41

The Chinese military has slammed the U.S. and Canada for deploying warships through the Taiwan Strait last week, claiming that they were endangering regional peace and stability. According to the U.S. Navy, the USS Dewey, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, and the Canadian frigate HMCS Winnipeg traveled across the small waterway ...

US warships pass through politically sensitive Taiwan Strait

China 10/22/18, 23:11

The Pentagon says two U.S. Navy warships have passed through the politically sensitive Taiwan Strait without incident. The 100 mile-wide (160 kilometer-wide) strait divides the island nation from mainland China. Beijing considers Taiwan a breakaway Chinese province and objects to U.S. defense support for self-governing Taiwan. A Pentagon spokesman, Col. Rob Manning, ...

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