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Australian navy faces threat from Chinese anti-ship missiles: Think tank report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new report published by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), a Canberra-based think tank, highlights the unique threat China’s anti-ship cruise missil...

Hawkish Chinese scholar claims his country will attack Taiwan by 2027

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China will attempt to take Taiwan by force before 2027, claims hawkish Chinese scholar Jin Canrong (金燦榮), associate dean of Renmin University of China's School of Inte...

US nuclear sub could threaten China's area-denial strategy for Taiwan invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Ohio-class nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nevada, docked at the U.S. naval base in Guam on Saturday (Jan. 15), making an extremely rare public appearance that has p...

Retired general claims Chinese warplanes are not harassing Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese general on Tuesday (Oct.19) claimed that China's warplanes are not harassing Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) and that the skies...

China aims to take over Taiwan in next decade: Former Australian PM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said he believes Beijing is planning to take over Taiwan in the next decade. In an editorial he wrote for U.S. magazine News...

Can China’s DF-21D missile destroy US aircraft carriers as advertised?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China fired a “carrier killer” anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) into the South China Sea on Wednesday (Aug. 26), the day after the U.S. sent a U-2 aircraft t...

US troops could shift to Asia-Pacific as China threat increases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military could be realigning its forces with the intention of putting more focus on the Indo-Pacific region in order to counter China’s increasing threat. ...

NATO steps up naval presence on the Black Sea

Odessa has welcomed the USS Donald Cook. The US Navy destroyer, which is equipped with a missile defense system and is usually stationed in Spain, is often in the Black Sea these days. In January, it ...

China says defense budget to rise 8.1 percent in 2018

BEIJING (AP) — China's defense budget will rise 8.1 percent to 1.1 trillion yuan ($173 billion) this year as the country prepares to launch its second aircraft carrier, integrate stealth fig...

U.S. think tank describes Chinese attack plan against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A study from a leading United States think tank describes how China could approach and plan for a potential invasion of Taiwan, reports said Thursday. In “Coping ...