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The law does not require the United States to defend Taiwan if China attacks, but it also doesn’t rule it out—a policy known as strategic ambiguity. (Photo: U.S. Navy photo) Views
Dangers of Military Confrontation Between the United States and China Around Taiwan and in the South China Sea
In 2020, The Trump administration has dramatically increased the number of Freedom of Navigation missions.
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More to the point, with any population, the difference between success and failure is preparation, swift action, and the techniques applied to overcome the pandemic.  (Photo: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images) Views
Getting Trumped by Covid-19
A journal of the onset of the plague year.
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Two F-16 Fighting Falcon launch flares during an annual drill at a Air Base in Taitung City, southeast Taiwan on January 30, 2018. News
Trump Administration Advances Massive Arms Sale to Taiwan Amid Tensions With Beijing
The new potential sale reportedly includes dozens of F-16 fighter jets
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Progressive need to turn around the whole economic debate in America, by making the case that there are much better ways to create good jobs than continuing to allow ourselves to be fleeced by big exploitive corporations like Foxconn. Views
Walker and Trump’s Foxconn Deal May Be Worst in American History
It’s like paying $900,000 for a $150,000 house you might not get to live in.
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Even Before Taking Office, Trump Has Made a Mess
President-elect's policy toward China already a disaster
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Cops of the Pacific? The U.S. Military’s Role in Asia in the Age of Trump
Despite the attention being given to America’s roiling wars and conflicts in the Greater Middle East, crucial decisions about the global role of U.S. military power may be made in a region where, as yet, there are no hot wars: Asia. Donald Trump will arrive in the Oval Office in January at a moment...
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Trump, Taiwan, and the Weapons Deal
The president-elect stumbles over the protocols of geopolitics and war, tweeting all the way. It’s not just insane. It’s awkward. “Since 1979,” the Guardian points out, “the U.S. has acknowledged Beijing’s claim that Taiwan is part of China, with relations governed by the ‘One China’ set of...
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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen and President-elect Donald Trump News
China Lodges Diplomatic Complaint After Trump Calls Taiwan
President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of U.S. diplomatic protocol with phone call to Taiwanese government
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Deadly Plane Crash into Taiwan River Caught on Film
A TransAsia Airways flight in Taiwan clipped a highway bridge and then tumbled into the Keelung River on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people. The incident was captured by the dashcam of a vehicle that was on Taipei's Nanhu Bridge at the time of the crash. The last communication from one of the...
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Deadly Plane Crash in Taiwan Caught on Film
At least 23 people are dead, 15 injured, and 20 are still missing
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