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Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 8 The Wall Street Journal on Trump's Senate nominees: Donald Trump now has t...

Japan, U.S. to cooperate on maintaining peace, stability in Taiwan Strait

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to work together on maintaining peace in the increasingly tense Taiwan Strait, amid unprecedented military drills by China, includ...

How does the US support Taiwan militarily?

China is undertaking its largest military exercises in decades off the shores of Taiwan this week in response to the visit of the highest-ranking US congressional delegation to the island in 25 years....

China’s live-fire exercises around Taiwan most provocative coercive campaign to date

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s historic visit to Taipei on Aug. 2-3, the Chinese military is conducting a series of unprecedented live-fire drills ...

US-China ties on a precipice after Pelosi visit to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S.-China relations are teetering on a precipice after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Pelosi received a rapturous welcome in Taipei and was applaud...

Taiwan on edge following Pelosi's visit

As Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House of Representatives, departed Taipei Wednesday after meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen and making a "bedrock promise" that the United States wil...

How could Taiwan defend itself against China?

Tensions between Beijing and Washington are rising over Taiwan, as United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may visit the self-governing island this week. Pelosi, the highest US official after US Pre...

Former Australian defense minister says strategic clarity not enough on Taiwan issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Australian defense minister Kevin Andrews on Tuesday (July 26) urged a globally coordinated effort to help defend Taiwan in the face of Chinese saber-rattling, in a...

Pompeo reportedly planning 2nd Taiwan trip in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is reportedly said to be coming to Taiwan in September, according to a SETN report on Friday (July 22). Pompeo may travel ...

Taiwan premier emphasizes continuous defense improvements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to former United States Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s suggestion to let men and women serve at least one year in the Armed Forces, Premier Su Tseng-chang...

Ex-Defense Secretary Esper wants US to abandon strategic ambiguity on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States should abandon its stance of strategic ambiguity toward Taiwan as its “one China” policy has outlived its usefulness, former Defense Secretar...

Pro-Taiwan former US State Secretary Pompeo ready to run for president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was “prepared” to run for the presidency in 2024 against former President Donald Trump. Pompeo revealed h...

On Taiwan Abe Shinzo was sneaky, devious, cunning...and a hero

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is a shocking tragedy, not just for Japan, but for Taiwan and the world. His prescient vision for the f...

Pompeo advises US to drop strategic ambiguity regarding Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Washington should drop its strategic ambiguity towards Taiwan, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday (July 4) at an event organized by the British cons...

Former US advisor urges Taiwan’s inclusion in regional security talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton called on Washington to abandon the long-standing policy of “strategic ambiguity” and include Taiwan in Indo-...