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John McCain Prize fitting tribute for Taiwan president's statesmanship

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — So, the winner of the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service is none other than President Tsai-Ing-wen (蔡英文). Its hard to think of a more deserving candi...

Taiwan president awarded John McCain Prize despite 'poking Chinese bear' fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was bestowed the John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service by the Halifax International Security Forum (HFX) on Tuesday (Ma...

Taiwan’s diplomatic dilemma

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden has dispatched a delegation to Taiwan comprising former Senator Chris Dodd and former Deputy Secretaries of State Richard Armitage and James St...

Canada's House of Commons backs HFX award for Taiwan's president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada's House of Commons on Wednesday (April 14) passed a motion supporting President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) selection for an award from the Halifax International S...

Trudeau pushing HFX to drop Taiwan award to avoid angering China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canada's government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reportedly threatening to withdraw government funding for the Halifax International Security Forum (HFX) if ...

MacKay to run for leadership of Canada's Conservative party

TORONTO (AP) — Former Canadian Foreign Minister Peter MacKay said Wednesday he is running to be the leader of Canada's Conservative Party MacKay tweeted "I'm in. Stay tuned." ...

Secretary of Navy says Trump’s tweet is not a formal order

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The secretary of the U.S. Navy said Saturday he doesn't consider a tweet by President Donald Trump an order and would need a formal order to stop a review of a sailor who c...

US security adviser says world silent on China camps

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — President Donald Trump's new national security adviser is criticizing what he says is silence from the rest of the world over China’s confinement of more than 1 million Mus...

Canada’s defense minister says China is not an adversary

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Canada's defense minister says China is not an adversary despite the arbitrary detention of two Canadians. Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan said at the Hali...

Rise in US deaths in Afghanistan clouds outlook for peace

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rash of American combat deaths in Afghanistan is putting a spotlight on a stalemated 17-year war that is testing President Donald Trump's commitment to pursuing peace with the Tali...

Can China rival the US Navy in the Pacific?

On November 17, the commander of US forces in the Indo-Pacific, Admiral Philip Davidson, told the Halifax International Security Forum that the US would protect the "viability" of a free and...

New assessment: 'Little clear progress' in Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Afghan governments have made "little clear progress" recently in compelling the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal, according to a new U.S. assessment Monday that said mi...

US military chief says tech giants should work with Pentagon

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The top U.S. military officer says it's problematic that American tech companies don't want to work with the Pentagon but are willing to engage with the Chinese market. ...

What if the general says 'no' to president's nuclear order?

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been o...

Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war. No detail seems to have been o...