Trump administration points to new signs of Chinese nuclear weapon buildup

Trump administration points to new signs of Chinese nuclear weapon buildup

FPI / November 20, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct By Richard Fisher In the early to mid-2010s as the People’s Liberation Army Second Artillery, called the PLA Rocket Force after 2015, was clearly developing new and more varied intercontinental range missiles, some analysts and arms control experts held that this was not evidence per se that China was […]

State Dept. report: China aims to control ‘globe-spanning universal society’

State Dept. report: China aims to control ‘globe-spanning universal society’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2020 The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has combined its brand of Marxism-Leninism and extreme nationalism to pursue a goal of maintaining absolute power at home while instituting a global socialist order, said a report by the policy planning staff at the U.S. State Department. “The communism that the [CCP] professes […]

China seen eliminating political dissent in Hong Kong as opposition bloc resigns en masse

China seen eliminating political dissent in Hong Kong as opposition bloc resigns en masse

by WorldTribune Staff, November 17, 2020 In its intent to crush all opposition, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) last week forced the expulsion of four pro-democracy lawmakers in Hong Kong. The move prompted the remaining members of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy bloc to resign in protest, Natasha Khan reported for the Wall Street Journal. Prior to […]

U.S. official warns Pax Sinica would require Americans’ obedience

U.S. official warns Pax Sinica would require Americans’ obedience

FPI / November 11, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com An aggressive and intrusive Chinese Communist Party (CCP) “not only rejects our democratic political principles, but it sees them as a prime vulnerability that it can exploit,” the U.S. assistant secretary of state for East Asia and Pacific affairs said in a recent speech. “A future Pax Sinica fully […]

UN report: Covid ‘could exacerbate entrenched human rights violations’ in North Korea

UN report: Covid ‘could exacerbate entrenched human rights violations’ in North Korea

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler In a scathing but measured account, a report by the UN”s Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) produced an update on North Korea.   The annual survey drills down on the DPRK’s continuing practices of forced labor, a void for […]

South Koreans, under pressure from China, die from flu vaccine

South Koreans, under pressure from China, die from flu vaccine

by WorldTribune Staff, November 1, 2020 Communist China is continuing to pressure South Koreans to receive a flu vaccine, saying it is “essential” for combating coronavirus, even though 72 people in South Korea have died from the vaccine, a report said. China, via its propaganda mouthpiece Global Times, on Oct. 28 instructed the South Korean […]

Xi warns ‘invaders’: People of China ‘are not to be trifled with’

Xi warns ‘invaders’: People of China ‘are not to be trifled with’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 25, 2020 The day after President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden squared off in their final debate, Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping delivered a thinly veiled threat against the United States. Xi warned potential “invaders” of the communist nation’s military resolve, speaking on the 70th anniversary of China’s entry into […]

China’s ‘war of decision’ in Korea, and now in Taiwan, seen replacing U.S. as hegemon

China’s ‘war of decision’ in Korea, and now in Taiwan, seen replacing U.S. as hegemon

FPI / October 21, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct By Richard Fisher Chinese statecraft, especially under the era of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) dictatorship, has featured a pattern of fighting “wars of decision,” or intentional offensive conflicts that China can win, timed to reshape a new regional or global political environment favorable to the CCP. The most […]

CCP threatens Americans in China after U.S. crackdown on scholars with military ties

CCP threatens Americans in China after U.S. crackdown on scholars with military ties

by WorldTribune Staff, October 18, 2020 The communist government in China has threatened to detain Americans in China in retaliation for the U.S. Department of Justice’s prosecution of Chinese scientists visiting the U.S. who were charged with concealing their active duty People’s Liberation Army (PLA) status. “The Chinese officials have issued the warnings to U.S. […]

State media promote China’s amphibious invasion threat against Taiwan

State media promote China’s amphibious invasion threat against Taiwan

FPI / October 15, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher While the actual date of the amphibious exercises has not been revealed, Chinese state media on the weekend of Oct. 10 offered much coverage of the exercises for television and print propaganda. Citing Taiwanese press reports on Oct. 11, the Hong Kong News website reported the […]

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