U.S. sounds Taiwan alert; Sale of ATACMS would counter China’s war moves

U.S. sounds Taiwan alert; Sale of ATACMS would counter China’s war moves

FPI / October 1, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher On Sept. 27, Bill Gertz, writing for The Washington Times, reported on his interview with United States National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien, who used the occasion to issue the highest-level U.S. warning of potential Chinese aggression against Taiwan. At first O’Brien lamented, “The swift termination of […]

Asia’s gathering war clouds on three fronts: Hong Kong, Taiwan Strait, Korean Peninsula

Asia’s gathering war clouds on three fronts: Hong Kong, Taiwan Strait, Korean Peninsula

FPI / May 28, 2020 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher Domestic and international pressures resulting from the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) requirement to affirm its internal dictatorship, subordinate Asian countries and supplant the global authority of the United States, are creating conditions for kinetic conflict. War could break out on one or three fronts: Hong Kong, […]

Xi Jinping dedicates China’s 2nd aircraft carrier; Military source warns Taiwan

Xi Jinping dedicates China’s 2nd aircraft carrier; Military source warns Taiwan

by WorldTribune Staff, December 18, 2019 China’s first domestically-built aircraft carrier was officially commissioned by supreme leader Xi Jinping on Dec. 17. The new warship will be called the Shandong. The communist nation’s first carrier, the Soviet-built Liaoning, was commissioned in September 2012. The Shandong is expected to be deployed to Sanya, the southernmost city […]

F-16 sale to Taiwan would be Trump administration’s latest blow to China

F-16 sale to Taiwan would be Trump administration’s latest blow to China

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2019 The Trump administration has hinted it may soon sell 60 F-16s to Taiwan in what observers say would be a “huge shock” to China. Selling the F-16s to Taiwan, which has sought the jets for more than a decade, would add to several other moves the U.S. has made […]

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets as China carrier enters strait

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets as China carrier enters strait

by WorldTribune Staff, January 11, 2017 Taiwan’s military was on placed on high alert as a group of Chinese ships, led by the Liaoning aircraft carrier, transited the Taiwan Strait on Jan. 11. According to Taiwan’s Defense Ministry, Beijing’s Soviet-built aircraft carrier, returning from exercises in the South China Sea, had not entered Taiwan’s territorial […]