CIA Front Holds Secessionist Summit in Taiwan

Finian Cunningham President Tsai Ing-wen (left) greets visiting National Endowment for Democracy Chairman Kenneth Wollack at the Presidential Office in Taipei Monday. CNA photo Oct. 24, 2022 Beijing might be better taking Taiwan now – once and for all – before it festers anymore under American influence. President Xi Jinping’s re-election for a record-breaking third…

What is Behind the Growing US-China Crisis Over Taiwan?

As the US wages proxy war against Russia through Ukraine, it is attempting the same process through Taiwan against China.  However, there are some major differences that make America’s hostility and encroachment on China even more dangerous including the fact that even Washington, officially, recognizes Taiwan as part of China while openly arming Taipei’s administration,…

Manufacturing Consent for the Containment and Encirclement of China

Carlos Martinez The following detailed article by Carlos Martinez explores the escalating propaganda war being waged by the imperialist powers against China. Carlos notes that “propaganda wars can also be war propaganda”, and that the torrent of anti-China slander has a clear purpose of manufacturing broad public consent for the US-led New Cold War. Carlos…

China’s Hardening Stance on Taiwan

Scott Ritter Actions by the US and Taiwan have pushed China to the edge of its self-declared “red line” regarding the use of military force to achieve the reunification of China with Taiwan. Recent high-level political visits by US officials, combined with an increase in the quantity and quality of weapons provided by the US…

China Encirclement and the Imperialist Build-up in the Pacific

On Saturday 24 September 2022, we hosted a webinar on the rising aggression of the US and its allies in the Pacific region. There were a number of excellent contributions dealing with issues including the Biden administration’s increased support for Taiwanese separatism; Western power projection in the South China Sea and the Taiwan Straits; the…

The US Gets Ready for War in Taiwan

In the following article, first carried in the Morning Star, Kenny Coyle details the “major reversal in US-China relations”, most recently highlighted by Biden’s unequivocal declaration that the US would commit its forces in the event of a military conflict between China and its renegade island province of Taiwan. This, Kenny explains, is “viewed with alarm…

TPA and It’s Consequences

Victor Zhikai Gao While the Taiwan Policy Act is making its way through the labyrinth in the congressional process in Washington, D.C., it is high time to ponder the consequences of this Act, if adopted and enacted, for China and the United States. The TPA, in essence, will treat China’s Taiwan Province as a sovereign,…

US Provocations Over Taiwan and Beijing’s Steady Remedy

Brian Berletic The early August visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took place amid heavy protests from Beijing. The visit was a blatant violation of Washington’s bilateral agreement with Beijing regarding the “One China” policy as well as a violation of international law regarding political independence and territorial integrity. As was pointed out by…

US-China Tensions Over Taiwan Update (Aug 29, 2022) – US Warships in Taiwan Strait

Update on US-China Tensions Over Taiwan for August 29, 2022 After a series of provocative meetings between US officials and Taiwan’s administration in violation of US bilateral agreements with Beijing over the One China policy, the US has now transited warships through the Taiwan Strait. Throughout this series of provocations China has steadily expanded military…

What the US-Instigated Crisis in Taiwan Means for Europe

Salman Rafi Sheikh In response to Nancy Pelosi’s stubborn – and provocative – visit to Taiwan, China has initiated military drills in the Taiwan Strait. This military drill amounts to a naval blockade of not only Taiwan but prolonged drills, with live shooting in the sea, could ultimately create a crisis that will, very much…

China’s Growing Military Might

Brian Berletic What many in the West at first dismissed as a tantrum thrown by Beijing over the unauthorized visit of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan appears instead to be a carefully thought-out strategy designed to incrementally reassert Chinese sovereignty over the island territory. Beijing’s ability to do this is underwritten…

China Gives America a Taste of its Own Geopolitics

Brian Berletic Under the US’ own one China policy, Washington recognizes there is only one China, that Taiwan is a part of China, and that there is only one government of China, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Beijing. Despite this, the US undermines Chinese sovereignty over Taiwan by treating the island as a…

China’s Taiwan Military Option – How and Why?

Recent US-Chinese tensions centered on Taiwan has raised the prospect of a military confrontation. Let’s try to answer the following questions: How and why would China launch military operations in regards to Taiwan? What sort of capabilities does the Chinese military possess? References + Time Stamps: @00:00 Intro: How the US is Trying to Prevent…

How a Missile in Kabul Connects to a Speaker in Taipei

Pepe Escobar Washington’s hard power display of taking out Al-Qaeda’s Al-Zawahiri will not be reciprocated by Beijing over Pelosi’s provocative visit to Taiwan. It does however, definitively bury the decades-long era of cooperative US-Chinese relations. This is the way the “Global War on Terror” (GWOT) ends, over and over again: not with a bang, but a…

Taiwan: Washington Plays with Dragon’s Fire

Brian Berletic Tensions continued to build between the United States and China with the recent trip of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan against Beijing’s warnings. The unfolding row is depicted with immense ambiguity by the Western media in what is otherwise a clear-cut case of America violating China’s sovereignty. US publication…

Statement by China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan

On 2 August, in disregard of China’s strong opposition and serious representations, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visited China’s Taiwan region. This is a serious violation of the one-China principle and the provisions of the three China-U.S. joint communiqués. It has a severe impact on the political foundation of China-U.S. relations,…

Xi Jinping and Biden Conversation and the Law of Chips and Science

Yoselina Guevara López This Thursday, July 28, Presidents Xi Jinping and Joe Biden, held a telephone conversation for more than two hours, in one of the most tense moments between China and the United States due to the security situation around the Taiwan Strait, the alleged plan of the Speaker of the U.S. House of…