‘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, […]

China expanding nuclear arsenal faster than expected, DIA says

China expanding nuclear arsenal faster than expected, DIA says

by WorldTribune Staff, April 30, 2021 Communist China is rapidly building up its arsenal of nuclear weapons and is on pace to double its stockpile of nuclear warheads by 2030, the director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) said on Thursday. China’s nuclear expansion “is on track to exceed our previous projection,” DIA Director […]

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 […]

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 […]

About time: U.S. aggressively standing up to Chinese technology threats

About time: U.S. aggressively standing up to Chinese technology threats

FPI / October 1, 2020 Commentary by Jason Orestes The U.S. continues to be guns drawn against foreign technological threats and has taken impressive action lately against several Chinese companies. After trying to balance defending U.S. interests with just enough tact to not be incendiary, it appears the Trump administration has opted for direct, unbridled […]

Pentagon: China has world’s largest navy, doubles warheads, eyes new foreign bases

Pentagon: China has world’s largest navy, doubles warheads, eyes new foreign bases

FPI / September 3, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com China now has the largest navy in the world, is on track to double its stockpile of nuclear warheads and intends to expand foreign military bases capable of attacking the United States, the Pentagon said. The communist nation’s military buildup is a worrying sign that Beijing is seeking global […]

China exercise reveals floating ramps, temporary docks for Taiwan invasion

China exercise reveals floating ramps, temporary docks for Taiwan invasion

FPI / August 26, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher The People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) invasion strategy for Taiwan relies heavily on the mobilization of large civilian transport ships that would move the bulk of the troops and supporting armor and logistic supplies, to put enough forces on the island democracy to force its surrender or […]

Retired Chinese general makes the case for invasion as U.S. arms sales boost Taiwan

Retired Chinese general makes the case for invasion as U.S. arms sales boost Taiwan

FPI / July 17, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher On July 9, on the popular WeChat social media platform, retired People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Major Gen. Wang Haiyun, former Chinese Defense Attache to Russia, published a detailed justification for China to invade the democratic island of Taiwan. Though it did not garner much attention amid […]

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