Reimagine: A more robust UN system that includes Taiwan to cope with the pandemic

Reimagine: A more robust UN system that includes Taiwan to cope with the pandemic

Special to WorldTribune, September 16, 2021 Jaushieh Joseph Wu After more than 200 million infections and over 4 million deaths and counting, the COVID-19 pandemic has raged across the globe. This has created a profoundly devastating socio-economic impact on our interconnected world, with virtually no countries spared. The pandemic has disrupted global trade, exacerbated poverty, impeded […]

Afghanistan: Politics trumped competence

Afghanistan: Politics trumped competence

Special to WorldTribune.com By John McNabb The Afghanistan nightmare has just begun. Americans I know, love and respect have one question: How could this be happening in late August 2021? I have some insights based on personal experiences after my combat flying tours during the Vietnam War. But first we must look to the desk […]

As Afghanistan falls, China conducts massive live-fire drills near Taiwan

As Afghanistan falls, China conducts massive live-fire drills near Taiwan

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2021 In what analysts said was a predictable next step following the collapse of Afghanistan, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), the military wing of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), on Tuesday launched joint live-fire assault drills in multiple locations near Taiwan. The propaganda outlet Global Times reported: “The PLA […]

‘Dangerous game’: 28 warplanes, 300+ sand dredgers from China harass Taiwan

‘Dangerous game’: 28 warplanes, 300+ sand dredgers from China harass Taiwan

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2021 “When 28 Chinese warplanes streaked through the skies around Taiwan on [June 15] – the largest such incursion this year – they followed a pattern that has generated alarm among U.S. and Taiwanese military planners,” Bloomberg News reported June 16. “Some of the People’s Liberation Army planes, including bombers, […]

U.S. allies finally acknowledging need to militarily support Taiwan

U.S. allies finally acknowledging need to militarily support Taiwan

FPI / April 22, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher American allies are beginning to consider how they would militarily support the United States in the event it must respond to a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. This after decades of encouragement which has recently become more urgent. The Australian Defense Forces were considering the kinds of […]

20 Chinese military planes breach Taiwan’s ADIZ

20 Chinese military planes breach Taiwan’s ADIZ

BREAKING . . . [Editor’s Note: We have added ‘Breaking‘ as a new feature because . . . Drudge has gone away.] TAIPEI (Reuters) – Twenty Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Friday, in the largest incursion yet reported by the island’s defence ministry and marking a dramatic escalation of tension […]

CCP goes bananas over losing pineapple war with Taiwan

CCP goes bananas over losing pineapple war with Taiwan

FPI / March 12, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher Pity the poor Propaganda Department of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) after its stunning loss of face in the “Battle of the Taiwan Pineapple.” The department must now carry the burden of the backlash against the CCP’s latest failed political-economic warfare campaign. The CCP has adopted […]

China analyst sounds the alarm on Taiwan

China analyst sounds the alarm on Taiwan

by WorldTribune Staff, March 3, 2021 The day Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping decides the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) can win a war to conquer Taiwan, “that is when his war will begin,” a China analyst noted. “To ensure that Xi never gains that confidence it is now necessary for the United States to shed […]

Specialist: Will the U.S. and Taiwan deter China over the next few critical years?

Specialist: Will the U.S. and Taiwan deter China over the next few critical years?

by WorldTribune Staff, December 29, 2020 Over the last five years, Chinese bombers have ventured deep into the South China Sea and proven their ability to surround Taiwan. Over the next few years, communist China plans to build up to 9 to 12 new “brigades” of bombers, each with 32 aircraft. It is part of […]

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 […]

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