Meanwhile in Uzbekistan: Xi clarifies that China-Russia, in that order, now rules world

Meanwhile in Uzbekistan: Xi clarifies that China-Russia, in that order, now rules world

by WorldTribune Staff, September 16, 2022 Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Thursday insisted the foreign policy “tandem” of Russia and China is a force for good on the global stage. “We jointly speak out for the formation of a fair, democratic and multipolar world order, based on international law and the central role of the […]

Taiwan chip giant warns on supply chain impact of China’s invasion

Taiwan chip giant warns on supply chain impact of China’s invasion

by WorldTribune Staff, August 1, 2022 The modern world would have trouble functioning without the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), one of the main suppliers of the world’s most advanced microchips. TSMC chips are present in everything from smartphones to cars to missiles. During the ongoing global supply chain crisis, TSMC’s factories in Taiwan are […]

Xi warns Biden in long phone call; Japan sends high level delegation to Taiwan

Xi warns Biden in long phone call; Japan sends high level delegation to Taiwan

by WorldTribune Staff, July 29, 2022 Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping on Thursday warned Joe Biden not to “play with fire” by defying the communist regime in Beijing on the Taiwan issue. In what officials say was a two-hour and 17 minute phone call, Xi told Biden that “China firmly opposes separatist moves toward ‘Taiwan […]

Biden frowns on Taiwan trip by Pelosi; China threatens ‘military’ response

Biden frowns on Taiwan trip by Pelosi; China threatens ‘military’ response

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2022 Joe Biden said unspecified U.S. military brass are advising against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visiting Taiwan in a significant show of weakness by a U.S. leader to communist China which is now widely regarded as the top threat to U.S. national security. Pelosi is scheduled to visit the island […]

25 years later, Hong Kong has lost its freedom and China is still communist

25 years later, Hong Kong has lost its freedom and China is still communist

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler How time flies. It’s been 25 years since Hong Kong returned to Chinese control, a quarter century since the prosperous British Crown Colony became a semi-autonomous part of the   People’s Republic of China, the world’s largest dictatorship. Nonetheless, the small but feisty islands on the south China coast […]

China goes public on harsh demands it made at meeting with Team Biden

China goes public on harsh demands it made at meeting with Team Biden

FPI / June 22, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com The Biden administration has released few details on the June 13 meeting in Luxembourg between U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan and high-ranking Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official Yang Jiechi. Team Biden would not say much more than that Sullivan and Yang engaged in a conversation that was “candid, […]

‘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 […]

Biden’s Feb. 11 Indo-Pacific Strategy nullified by Ukraine invasion; Analyst lays out emergency Taiwan plan

Biden’s Feb. 11 Indo-Pacific Strategy nullified by Ukraine invasion; Analyst lays out emergency Taiwan plan

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2022 On Feb. 11, Team Biden released its Indo-Pacific Strategy. Less than two weeks later it had been overtaken by events, an analyst noted. “Russian dictator Vladimir Putin made this strategy obsolete by demonstrating the failure of American and European deterrence with his invasion of Ukraine,” Rick Fisher, a Geostrategy-Direct.com […]

In video summit, Biden agreed to another of China’s ‘16 demands’ made in 2021

In video summit, Biden agreed to another of China’s ‘16 demands’ made in 2021

FPI / March 30, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com Several items on a list of “16 demands” China delivered to the Biden administration last year have been fulfilled, including a pledge by Team Biden not to seek to change China’s communist system. Joe Biden told Chinese supreme leader Xi Jinping during a video summit earlier this month that […]

March 13-18, 2022: The week geopolitics changed forever

March 13-18, 2022: The week geopolitics changed forever

FPI / March 23, 2022 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher The week began on March 13 with the Biden Administration revealing intelligence to major newspapers that Russia had requested significant military and economic assistance from China. The week ended with a high-drama 1 hour, 50-minute March 18 video call between President Joe Biden and Chinese Communist […]

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