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Taiwan Army to conduct exercise at Tainan's Xishu beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army is set to conduct a live-fire exercise on Thursday (Dec. 28) at Tainan’s Xishu Beach to bolster combat capabilities. According to the Fisheries Agency, t...

Taiwan military to hold amphibious assault exercises in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a series of training drills in March that simulated offensive beach landings in northern Taiwan, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced that another se...

Taiwan military to simulate amphibious landings on beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military will launch simulations of amphibious landings by enemy forces and counterattacks on beaches beginning next week, reports said Thursday (March 2). The firs...

Turkish strikes on US Kurd allies resonate in Ukraine war

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Biden administration officials are toughening their language toward NATO ally Turkey as they try to talk Turkish President Recep Erdogan out of launching a bloody and destabi...

Pentagon report lists 4 possible Chinese military actions against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report released by the Pentagon on Tuesday (Nov. 29) said that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has "set its sights to 2027" in terms of achieving the ca...

Rivals Turkey and Greece come together for NATO drill in Med

ISTANBUL (AP) — Amid an escalating war of words between Turkey and Greece over disputes in the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean, both countries came together Tuesday to participate in an annual NATO n...

Greece warns allies of Turkey conflict danger amid tension

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government has written to the country's NATO and European Union partners and the head of the United Nations, asking them to formally condemn increasingly aggressive talk...

Tension rises as Turkey, Greece voice festering grievances

ISTANBUL (AP) — Troubled relations between regional rivals Turkey and Greece worsened Tuesday, with Turkey's president doubling down on a thinly veiled invasion threat and Athens responding that it's ...

Risk of a Ukraine war spreading in Europe rests on unknowns

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian invasion of Ukraine would be devastating, and a wider European war even worse. Whether a larger war happens would depend partly on President Vladimir Putin's ambitions, par...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan 'not easy' due to 3 weaknesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) says that China's military will find it very difficult to invade Taiwan due to three key vulnerabilities. In the MND's la...

Taiwan thanks Australian leaders for speaking up about Chinese invasion threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has extended its “sincere gratitude” to Australian leaders for speaking out about the increasing military pressure the country ...

T-Day: The Battle for Taiwan

Seventy-two years ago, the Communist Party seized control of China after a bloody struggle. The defeated Nationalist government fled to Taiwan, frustrating Beijing's desire to capture the island. ...

Nearly 60% of Taiwanese worried about possible war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new survey by the Brookings Institute on Taiwanese attitudes to the threat of conflict with China shows 57.6% of respondents said they “worry that war is a distinc...

Defense minister says China could launch 'full-scale invasion' of Taiwan by 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) on Wednesday (Oct. 6) estimated that China will have the ability to launch a "full-scale invasion" of Taiwan b...

Taiwan needs to acquire electronic warfare capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s recent procurement of AGM-88E HARM (high-speed anti-radiation missile) from the U.S. is a step in the right direction aimed at destroying People’s Lib...