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Milley: China more aggressive, dangerous to US, allies

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Chinese military has become significantly more aggressive and dangerous over the past five years, the top U.S. military officer said during a trip to the Indo-Pacific tha...

Allow Taiwan to buy weapons it needs

I have good news and unwelcome news. First, the pro-Taiwan American military, industry, and policymakers agreed with my analysis in the previous "Asymmetric warfare is not equal to asymmetric wea...

Does the US focus on aid for Ukraine make Taiwan more vulnerable to Chinese invasion?

In the famous Thirty-Six Stratagems (三十六計), a classic of Chinese war strategy, the fourth stratagem states "wait at ease for the fatigued enemy (以逸待勞)." What does this mean? The smart advers...

Party first: How the CCP weighs down the Chinese navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state television aired footage of day-and-night exercises by China's navy along its coast in an apparent show of strength after recent drills by the U.S. and J...

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...

Australia's PM Morrison says Ukraine no portent for Taiwan in major speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stressed the differences between Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the military threat China poses to Taiwan in a major polic...

China's secret mini-subs could punch above their weight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leaked video that surfaced on the internet on Feb. 8 of a small submarine cruising along the Yangtze River has piqued the curiosity of analysts. The notably smaller s...

China's PLA Navy ramps up shipbuilding, puts three ships to sea in one day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is ending the year with a bump in output of new vessels as it ramps up production across the Chinese seaboard. On Thursday ...

Analyst says Taiwan’s subs will be ‘sitting ducks’ for PLA Navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Geopolitical analyst Uwe Parpart has thrown doubt on the efficacy of Taiwan’s indigenous submarine program, saying the vessels will likely be “sitting ducks in...

Deep dive into Taiwan’s secret submarine project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been secretly collaborating with at least seven countries over the past few years to build its indigenous submarine fleet. An investigative report from Reute...

As China menaces Taiwan, the island's friends aid its secretive submarine project

TAIPEI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - For more than two decades, Taiwan tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat – invasion by China. There were no takers. ...

8 Chinese military planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eight Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday (Oct. 31) during the day, marking the 20th intrusion that month. S...

Chinese military's AI systems used to wargame Taiwan operations: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new report released by the Centre for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) at Georgetown University reveals China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is using ar...

3 Chinese military planes intrude into Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Oct. 27), marking the 17th intrusion this month. Two People&rs...

Japan says suspected Chinese submarine seen around territorial waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's defense ministry said on Sunday (Sept. 12) that a submarine believed to belong to the PLA navy was detected in waters surrounding its southern islands, as tens...