Tensions heighten in Taiwan Strait as China acts to extend military operations

Xi Jinping signs trial order allowing ‘military operations other than war’ beyond China’s borders China’s president, Xi Jinping, has signed legal orders allowing a trial of military operations beyond China’s borders amid heightened tensions over claims by China’s foreign ministry that the Taiwan Strait is Chinese territorial water. Official state media reports published this week were light on detail but said Xi had signed orders announcing … Continue reading Tensions heighten in Taiwan Strait as China acts to extend military operations

Taiwan Official Warns Supersonic Cruise Missile Can Strike Beijing

As China’s hostility intensifies, a top Taiwanese official warns that the Yun Feng supersonic cruise missile can reach out and touch Beijing. You Si Kun, President of Taiwan’s Legislative Assembly, or Yuan, gave a speech on Taiwan Overseas Network where he declared that the country’s domestically produced Yun Feng supersonic cruise missile is capable of reaching Beijing. The message follows ominous warnings made by Chinese military officials … Continue reading Taiwan Official Warns Supersonic Cruise Missile Can Strike Beijing

China will ‘not hesitate to start war’ if Taiwan declares independence, Beijing says

Beijing will “not hesitate to start a war” if Taiwan declares independence, China’s defence minister warned his US counterpart Friday, the latest salvo between the superpowers over the island. The warning from Wei Fenghe came as he held his first face-to-face meeting with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue security summit in Singapore. Beijing views democratic, self-ruled Taiwan as its territory and has … Continue reading China will ‘not hesitate to start war’ if Taiwan declares independence, Beijing says

Chinese Military Provoking A Dogfight With Australia, Compounding Global Tensions

An Australian surveillance plane was “dangerously” intercepted by a Chinese military jet while flying over the region of the South China Sea, according to Australia’s Department of Defense on Sunday.  During its “routine maritime surveillance,” the Australian P-8 was approached by the J-16 Chinese military jet, which conducted “a dangerous maneuver,” placing the safety of the P-8 and its crew in jeopardy, the defense wrote … Continue reading Chinese Military Provoking A Dogfight With Australia, Compounding Global Tensions

Great Wall of Naval Targets Discovered in Chinese Desert

China has been honing its ship-killing skills for potential future conflicts on new targets in a remote desert, according to new satellite photos reviewed by USNI News. New analysis shows the People’s Liberation Army is testing the ability to hit ships in port with long-range ballistic missiles. Since USNI News reported China has been building aircraft carrier targets in the Takmalakan Desert, other target sites have emerged … Continue reading Great Wall of Naval Targets Discovered in Chinese Desert

China-India border row: New Delhi accuses Beijing of illegal construction in disputed border area

India objected to China’s construction of a second bridge across disputed Pangong Lake, an area it said has been under ‘illegal occupation’ by China India’s challenge comes amid a 2-year-old stand-off involving thousands of soldiers from the countries that has sometimes led to deadly clashes in the region India on Friday objected to China’s construction of a second bridge across disputed Pangong Lake, an area … Continue reading China-India border row: New Delhi accuses Beijing of illegal construction in disputed border area

Biden Starting Military Conflict In Africa! Is It Justified?

The loan agreements that China is making with African nations are, on the surface, aimed at unblocking the financial bottleneck currently strangling emerging economies, by providing assistance with large-scale infrastructure development programs. All over Africa, Chinese companies are involved in the construction and management of roads, ports, power plants and industries. But, there is more behind the story than just helping Africa out of a … Continue reading Biden Starting Military Conflict In Africa! Is It Justified?

The Chinese Military Deploys Forces To Surround The Island Of Taiwan For What Looks Like A ‘Dress Rehearsal’ For Upcoming Actual Invasion

On Monday, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) announced its Eastern Theater Command organized maritime, aerial, conventional missile and other forces around Taiwan and carried out drills around the island from Friday to Sunday. The military in China deployed forces all around the island of Taiwan over the weekend in a set of large-scale military drills that one Chinese military analyst called a ‘dress rehearsal’ of … Continue reading The Chinese Military Deploys Forces To Surround The Island Of Taiwan For What Looks Like A ‘Dress Rehearsal’ For Upcoming Actual Invasion

China Orders Christians to Take Down Images of Jesus from Their Homes

By THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D. – 20 Jul 2020   Chinese communist authorities have ordered poor Christian villagers to remove Christian images from their homes and replace them with portraits of Chairman Mao and President Xi Jinping or risk losing their welfare benefits. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has continued its program of “Sinicization” of religion by channeling religious fervor in the country toward the … Continue reading China Orders Christians to Take Down Images of Jesus from Their Homes

India must remain careful | HT Editorial

Disengagement is positive. But verify and be prepared Updated: Jul 07, 2020 19:37 IST – Hindustan Times After escalatory rhetoric, and more important, aggressive actions, a process to slowly, in a calibrated manner, defuse the tensions at the Line of Actual Control (LAC), has commenced. China’s slight withdrawal of troops from Galwan, and the Hot Springs Area, and what appears to be a minor thinning … Continue reading India must remain careful | HT Editorial

‘Not intimidated’: US Navy tweets sharp comeback to China on ‘aircraft carrier killer’

A news report in China claimed that the South China Sea is fully within grasp of the Chinese army. The US Navy responded by tweeting pictures of the two aircraft carriers it has sent to the region for military exercises. WORLD Updated: Jul 06, 2020 08:08 IST hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi – Hindustan Times, New Delhi The United States Navy took a jibe at China after a … Continue reading ‘Not intimidated’: US Navy tweets sharp comeback to China on ‘aircraft carrier killer’

Indian soldiers unarmed and caught by surprise in China clash, families say

REUTERS NEW DELHI – Indian soldiers who died in close combat with Chinese troops last month were unarmed and surrounded by a larger force on a steep ridge, Indian government sources, two soldiers deployed in the area and families of the fallen men said. One of the Indian soldiers had his throat slit with metal nails in the darkness, his father told Reuters, saying he had … Continue reading Indian soldiers unarmed and caught by surprise in China clash, families say

WHO Quietly Admits Chinese Communist Party Never Reported Coronavirus Outbreak

By KRISTINA WONG – 4 Jul 2020   The World Health Organization (WHO) quietly updated a timeline this week to reflect that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) never reported its discovery of the coronavirus to the WHO and that the global health agency had to learn about it by itself, despite the WHO’s praise of Chinese transparency. An old WHO timeline of the virus, published on its … Continue reading WHO Quietly Admits Chinese Communist Party Never Reported Coronavirus Outbreak

60 days after violent Pangong Tso clash, LAC remains tense

The two months saw hostilities grow between the two armies, aggressive posturing by both sides, multiple rounds of military and diplomatic-level negotiations yielding no breakthrough and tensions spreading to other sectors such as Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. INDIA Updated: Jul 06, 2020 06:14 IST Rahul Singh Hindustan Times, New Delhi Exactly two months after a violent face-off near Pangong Tso in eastern Ladakh brought the latest … Continue reading 60 days after violent Pangong Tso clash, LAC remains tense

India Rushes To Buy MiGs, Sukhois, Missiles

7/2/2020 3:53:49 PM (MENAFN – Kashmir Observer) File Pic New Delhi: In the midst of India’s tense border standoff with China, the Defence Ministry today approved procurement of 33 fighter jets, a number of missile systems and other military hardware at a cost of Rs 38,900 crore to bolster the combat capability of the armed forces, officials said. They said 21 MiG-29 fighter jets will be … Continue reading India Rushes To Buy MiGs, Sukhois, Missiles

‘Need to be close to our friends’: India holds naval exercise with Japan amid stand-off with China

The Japanese navy has become one of the principal partners of the Indian Navy. Japan was one of the few countries who publicly supported India during the Doklam crisis. INDIA Updated: Jun 29, 2020 00:13 IST Pramit Palchaudhuri Hindustan Times, New Delhi Indian and Japanese warships conducted exercises in the Indian Ocean on Saturday, announced the navies of both the countries. The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force … Continue reading ‘Need to be close to our friends’: India holds naval exercise with Japan amid stand-off with China

Indian fighter jets patrol disputed Himalayan border where China has laid claim to an ENTIRE valley after the warring countries engaged in a deadly midnight brawl with spiked clubs and rocks

China has laid claim to the entire Galwan Valley on the Himalayan border at the center of Sino-Indian dispute India has now mobilised fighter jets in retaliation as tensions rise to dangerous levels  Satellite images appear to show China bringing in machinery and damming a river at the disputed border  Indian troops recently built a new 200 ft bridge over the river on their side of … Continue reading Indian fighter jets patrol disputed Himalayan border where China has laid claim to an ENTIRE valley after the warring countries engaged in a deadly midnight brawl with spiked clubs and rocks

India-China Tensions: Betting on a Quick Return to Status Quo Ante Would Be Hazardous

The dispute could actually be the harbinger of a new and nervous era, a geopolitical side-effect of the terrible COVID-19 pandemic which is racking the world. Manoj Joshi – 15 HOURS AGO There should be no surprise at the insipid Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) statement on the India-China border issue. It tells us what we already know 1) a meeting was held between the Corps Commanders … Continue reading India-China Tensions: Betting on a Quick Return to Status Quo Ante Would Be Hazardous

China, India tensions put Myanmar in the middle

India and Myanmar have built new strategic links as both seek to counter China’s rising regional influence By BERTIL LINTNER – MAY 29, 2020   CHIANG MAI – Flights out of Myanmar have been rare during the Covid-19 crisis, but there was a remarkable exception on May 14. A special plane provided by the Myanmar military flew from the small town of Hkamti in Northern Sagaing … Continue reading China, India tensions put Myanmar in the middle

Why Another Sino-Indian War Is Unlikely

Current tensions are concerning, but the situation is much different today than in 1962. By Ameya Pratap Singh – June 01, 2020 Starting with hand-to-hand scuffles and violent clashes between about 250 Indian and Chinese military personnel at Pangong Tso, a large lake in eastern Ladakh region, on May 5, the Sino-Indian border has emerged as a site of increasing military confrontation between the two Asian … Continue reading Why Another Sino-Indian War Is Unlikely

India and China Move In More Troops as Border Tensions Rise

Archana Chaudhary  –  Sudhi Ranjan Sen May 27 2020, 1:21 PM  – May 29 2020, 5:03 AM (Bloomberg) — India has moved additional troops along its northern border as it prepares for an extended conflict with neighbor China, after several rounds of talks failed to ease tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals. China has already placed about 5,000 soldiers and armored vehicles within its side of … Continue reading India and China Move In More Troops as Border Tensions Rise

‘Back off, India,’ China is itching for war with India, but India is not backing off

There could be a small-scale war between India and China by Akshay Narang – 26 May 2020 Face-offs between the Indian Army and China’s PLA troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh have now taken the shape of a tense eyeball-to-eyeball standoff situation. Comparisons are being made with the Doklam stand-off in 2017, but a careful analysis reveals that the situation here is more … Continue reading ‘Back off, India,’ China is itching for war with India, but India is not backing off

China and India move troops as border tensions escalate

Thousands of Chinese troops reportedly move into sensitive areas along Himalayan frontier Hannah Ellis-Petersen – Wed 27 May 2020 09.57 EDT Tensions between China and India over their Himalayan border have escalated, with China accused of moving thousands of troops into disputed territory and expanding a military airbase in the region. Thousands of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops are reported to have moved into sensitive areas along the … Continue reading China and India move troops as border tensions escalate

What President Trump Must Do to Stop China’s Invasion

Posted on April 17, 2020  An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile – hoping it will eat him last. WINSTON CHURCHILL The President of the United States must publicly change his position on China. In the past, President Trump has described China’s President, Xi Jinping, as his “friend.” It is necessary, at this pivotal moment, for President Trump to say that President Xi is not his … Continue reading What President Trump Must Do to Stop China’s Invasion

Sources believe coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab as part of China’s efforts to compete with US

By Bret Baier, Gregg Re | Fox News Published 51 mins ago – Last Update 29 mins ago   EXCLUSIVE: COVID-19 originated in a Wuhan laboratory not as a bioweapon, but as part of China’s effort to demonstrate that its efforts to identify and combat viruses are equal to or greater than the capabilities of the United States, multiple sources who have been briefed on the details of early actions by China’s … Continue reading Sources believe coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab as part of China’s efforts to compete with US

China Now Has the Power to Kill Millions of Americans Without Firing a Shot — By Withholding Medications

By David Brockett – February 17, 2020 Over Half in US take Prescription Drugs Add to that 150 million people all our residents that take supplements and you have a pretty good idea what our exposure is to China weaponizing medications. Nearly all of our supplements and medications are made from ingredients procured from China. They’ve killed Americans before with tainted meds, and that was supposedly an … Continue reading China Now Has the Power to Kill Millions of Americans Without Firing a Shot — By Withholding Medications

This Might Be Where the Very First Total Nuclear War Starts

And where billions of people die. by War Is Boring May 24, 2019 Undoubtedly, for nearly two decades the most dangerous place on Earth has been the Indian-Pakistani border in Kashmir. It’s possible that a small spark from artillery and rocket exchanges across that border might — given the known military doctrines of the two nuclear-armed neighbors — lead inexorably to an all-out nuclear conflagration. In that case the result … Continue reading This Might Be Where the Very First Total Nuclear War Starts

Indian general warns Pakistan ‘dare not try’ any cross-border military actions near Kashmir

Published time: 20 May, 2019 14:46 Islamabad will inevitably face a “befitting reply” from New Delhi should Pakistani forces engage in any kind of ‘misadventure’ in the disputed Kashmir territory, a high-ranked Indian general said on Monday. A tough message to the arch-rival came from Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, commander of Northern Indian Army as he was talking to the media in Kashmir. The official … Continue reading Indian general warns Pakistan ‘dare not try’ any cross-border military actions near Kashmir

Beijing Orders 200 Ships To Spratly Islands, Provoking Panic In Manila

by Tyler Durden Mon, 04/01/2019 – 06:47 What appears to be Beijing’s latest military flex in the South China Sea – the contested collection of shoals and reefs that plays a crucial role in global trade and also contains vast untapped gas reserves – has reportedly set off “alarm bells” in Manila, just as the Philippines and the US were preparing to begin a round of … Continue reading Beijing Orders 200 Ships To Spratly Islands, Provoking Panic In Manila

INDIA OPENS SUDDEN ARTILLERY ATTACK ON PAKISTAN – FEROCIOUS FIGHTING ONGOING – 10 DEAD SO FAR

WORLD – HAL TURNER 01 MARCH 2019   BREAKING NEWS 2:03 PM EST — India has begun a massive artillery attack on Pakistan, with 155mm artillery raining down on Pakistan along the “Line of Control (LoC).”  Ferocious fighting is taking place, spreading and getting worse.   As most of you my already know, for fifteen years (1993-2008), I worked with the FBI.  My final five years (2003-2008) with the Joint Terrorism … Continue reading INDIA OPENS SUDDEN ARTILLERY ATTACK ON PAKISTAN – FEROCIOUS FIGHTING ONGOING – 10 DEAD SO FAR