U.S. Bolsters Indo-Pacific Alliances in Face of Threats

By David Bergun December 5, 2019 – A top Defense Department official said the U.S. and its allies are facing a number of global threats — from Russia, North Korea, Iran, Syria and various terrorist groups. John C. Rood, undersecretary of defense for policy, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that a growing concern, however, is the military, economic and…

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Taiwan Clarifies Submarine Plans

November 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that “the submarine country made foreign designs to build the hull?”, the Navy Command said today (14) that the relevant judgments were wrong and inconsistent with the facts. The description is as follows: 1. The second phase of the design and construction of the submarine country’s national division. The…

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Taiwan Responds to Public Concern Over PLAN Liaoning

July 29, 2019 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that “the Chinese military exercise, some of which transcend the central line of the strait” and “the Liaoning may cross the Taiwan Strait for military activities”, the Ministry of National Defense said today (29) that Lu’s retired major and the headquarters announced the definition of the central line of…

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Taiwan Statement on USS Antietam Transit of Taiwan Strait

July 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of National Defense said today (25) that a US warship (USS Antietam) sailed through the Taiwan Strait from south to north from the southwestern waters of China. The Ministry of National Defense pointed out that the US ship is free to sail through the Taiwan Strait, and the National Army uses the…

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China to impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan

July 12, 2019 – China will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in arms sales to Taiwan, foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Friday. Geng’s comments came after the United States earlier announced a plan of selling weapons worth 2.22 billion U.S. dollars to Taiwan. The arms sales to Taiwan by the United States are serious violations of the…

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If US Warship “Illegally” Violates Chinese Territorial Waters Again, Bump Against It States “Expert”

December 10, 2018 – In a discussion on the topic of What Lies ahead for the South China Sea Issue and the Taiwan Question on December 8, Dai Xu, president of China’s Institute of Marine Safety and Cooperation, suggested that if a US warship illegally enters into Chinese territorial waters again, two Chinese warships should be sent, one to stop…

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