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In third year of war, why Ukraine's fate hinges on West

BRUSSELS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, the conflict will be determined not just on the battlefield but also in Western capitals and other places far from the front l...

US approves potential sale of Link 16 communications system to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of the Link 16 communications system to Taiwan, the 13th defense deal with Taipei by the Biden administration and...

Kremlin dismisses US warning about Russian nuclear capability in space

The Kremlin dismissed on Thursday a warning by the United States about Moscow's new nuclear capabilities in space, calling it a "malicious fabrication" and a trick by the White House aim...

US lawmakers accuse VC firms of funding Chinese military-linked firms

Sequoia Capital China, Qualcomm Ventures and three other venture capital firms plowed at least $3 billion into Chinese tech companies that support Beijing's military and its repression of minoriti...

Vietnam pushes US to grant it 'market economy' status

Vietnam hopes that the United States will quickly change its rules over alleged export "dumping," bringing them closer in line with the European Union's reformed criteria. Hanoi is &qu...

US starts retaliatory strikes in Iraq and Syria against Iran-linked targets

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The U.S. military launched airstrikes on Friday in Iraq and Syria against more than 85 targets linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) and the militias it backs, ...

State Dept says US actively pursuing the creation of a Palestinian state

WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - The United States is actively pursuing the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with security guarantees for Israel and exploring options with partners in t...

Commitments to Taiwan already made clear: US National Security Advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S.’ commitments to Taiwan are already clear, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said at a Council on Foreign Relations event on Wednesday (Jan. 31). ...

How the US is preparing for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - When U.S. and Australian troops practiced amphibious landings, ground combat and air operations last summer, they drew headlines about the allies deepening defense coope...

Pentagon says it is not seeking war with Iran after Jordan attack

WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday vowed the U.S. would take "all necessary actions" to defend its troops after a deadly drone attack in Jordan by I...

US disabled Chinese hacking network targeting critical infrastructure, sources say

Jan 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. government in recent months launched an operation to fight a pervasive Chinese hacking operation that successfully compromised thousands of internet-connected devices, acco...

Top U.S., Chinese officials talk Taiwan, Iran in Bangkok

Top Chinese and U.S. officials held candid talks in Bangkok aimed at lowering tensions between the superpowers on Taiwan and other subjects, ahead of an expected springtime call between President Joe ...

US Congress bolstering economic relations with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Congress is taking concrete measures to deepen economic ties with Taiwan, the visiting Congressional Taiwan Caucus delegation told Taiwan News on Thursday (Jan. 2...

TSMC's 2nd Arizona fab production postponed to 2027 or 2028

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) said Friday (Jan. 19) that its second plant under construction in north Phoenix faces a postponement, hampering the Biden adm...

Taiwan reports first major Chinese military activity after election

TAIPEI, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Taiwan's defence ministry said it detected 18 Chinese air force planes operating around Taiwan and carrying out "joint combat readiness patrols" with Chinese w...