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US will operate 'undaunted, unafraid' in Taiwan Strait

Washington will operate “undaunted and unafraid” throughout Asia, including the Taiwan Strait, US Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday as she addressed American troops in Japan Speaking after attending Tuesday’s funeral for assassinated former…
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China warns it will not tolerate Taiwan 'separatists'

China on Wednesday vowed zero tolerance for “separatist activities” in Taiwan and reaffirmed that it would take the self-ruled island by force if necessary. The warning from Beijing, which considers Taiwan its territory, came after days of unprecedented…
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Taiwan begins live-fire military exercises

Taiwan started this Tuesday military exercises with live fire simulating the defense of the island against a potential Chinese invasion, a day after China extended its military maneuvers in that territory. “We will practice counterattacks against simulated enemy…
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China extends military exercises off Taiwan for one day

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) announced on the social network Weibo – the Chinese equivalent of Twitter – that it continues “to carry out joint practical exercises in air and maritime space around the island of Taiwan”. The maneuvers…
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US aircraft carrier enters China Sea under tension over Taiwan

The US Seventh Fleet said in a statement that the USS Ronald Reagan maneuver was part of a scheduled operation and that the ship left Changi Naval Base in Singapore on Tuesday. This crossing takes place at a time of tension between the two powers, due to the possible…
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CIA says China is learning from Ukraine war to attack Taiwan

“The question is not whether the Chinese leadership will choose to use force against Taiwan in the next few years, but rather when and how they will do so,” said Bill Burns, during a speech at the Aspen Security Forum in the United States. The CIA director relativized…
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US Congressional Leader Prepares Visit to Taiwan

The Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, will visit Taiwan in August, the Financial Times reported today. If confirmed, it would be the first visit by a US congressional leader to Taiwan in the last 25 years. Pelosi had originally planned to visit for…