‘Weaponized’ rumors? Anger over Shanghai lockdown may have sidelined Xi

‘Weaponized’ rumors? Anger over Shanghai lockdown may have sidelined Xi

FPI / May 18, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com Widespread anger over Covid lockdowns in China, including the financial hub Shanghai, has fueled rumors circulating on the mainland and overseas that supreme leader Xi Jinping, who only recently was given the power to essentially lead the communist nation for life, will step down from power. The rumors followed […]

Would China honor its 2012 ‘umbrella’ deal with nuclear-disarmed Ukraine?

Would China honor its 2012 ‘umbrella’ deal with nuclear-disarmed Ukraine?

FPI / March 2, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com After gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Ukraine developed a close relationship as a “strategic partner” with China. China bought an unfinished aircraft carrier from Ukraine for $20 million in the 1990s and turned it into the People’s Liberation Army’s first aircraft carrier. Ukraine also sold jets […]

Where’s Biden, wonders Zelensky; China pledged to protect Ukraine from invasion involving nukes

Where’s Biden, wonders Zelensky; China pledged to protect Ukraine from invasion involving nukes

by WorldTribune Staff, February 25, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday all but accused Joe Biden of abandoning Ukraine as it attempts to fight off an invasion from Russia. “This morning we are defending our state alone. Like yesterday, the world’s most powerful forces are watching from afar,” Zelensky said. “Did yesterday’s sanctions convince […]

Tale of two China policies: Optimal U.S. posture is ‘moral clarity, straight talk’

Tale of two China policies: Optimal U.S. posture is ‘moral clarity, straight talk’

FPI / October 24, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct “What should Americans do today about Communist China? Tell the truth. Always,” said strategist Miles Yu in a speech in San Jose on Oct. 17. Yu, who was born in China and advised former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, noted the contrasts between the Trump policy of upholding freedom […]

Trump to Sky News: Fauci failed to brief him on Wuhan; Security at lab beefed up on Sept. 12, 2019

Trump to Sky News: Fauci failed to brief him on Wuhan; Security at lab beefed up on Sept. 12, 2019

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2021 In a new documentary, President Donald Trump said his top medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci did not reveal what he knew about research conducted at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. In the Sky News Australia documentary “What Really Happened in Wuhan“, Sharri Markson also reported that she uncovered evidence that […]

How to counter future China pandemics: Trump analysts propose action steps

How to counter future China pandemics: Trump analysts propose action steps

FPI / June 9, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct.com As China continues to hide information related to the Covid-19 pandemic, a group of former Trump administration officials are calling on Congress to punish Beijing and to take steps to prevent future pandemics. In a report titled “A Just Response to Beijing‘s COVID-19 Abuses”, the officials urge the Biden […]

Trump officials: CCP dictatorship threatens free markets that powered its rise

Trump officials: CCP dictatorship threatens free markets that powered its rise

FPI / April 21, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct.com Communist China is intent on controlling the world economy and is exploiting access to the capitalist economic system to achieve that goal, two former Trump administration China experts warned at a congressional commission on April 15. Miles Yu, former State Department policy planning official for China under Mike Pompeo […]

China building more than 90 bio labs, including 3 just like Wuhan

China building more than 90 bio labs, including 3 just like Wuhan

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2021 As evidence mounts that Covid-19 escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) announced it is constructing more than 90 additional bio labs. The CCP’s Ministry of Science and Technology announced this week that the country is constructing three additional biosafety level-4 labs and 88 […]

GREATEST HITS, 17: India defies missile-exporting China with cruise missile sale to Vietnam

Welcome to the Countdown: Top 21 stories of 2017. by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2017 India’s sale to Vietnam of a short-range, supersonic anti-ship missile has opened a new conflict in an already tense situation with China, an analyst said. Vietnam will receive the BrahMos which is considered one of the most effective and lethal […]

India defies missile-exporting China with cruise missile sale to Vietnam

India defies missile-exporting China with cruise missile sale to Vietnam

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2017 India’s sale to Vietnam of a short-range, supersonic anti-ship missile has opened a new conflict in an already tense situation with China, an analyst said. Vietnam will receive the BrahMos which is considered one of the most effective and lethal anti-ship missiles in the world, with speeds reaching Mach […]

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