Category Archives: China

“Taiwan is not an easy island to invade.”

“A successful landing would be a Pyrrhic victory for China. Far from completing their missions, the amphibious landing ships would potentially be required to go back and forth the Taiwan Strait (becoming extremely vulnerable and lucrative targets) in order to … Continue reading

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“What Russia’s threat to pull out of the ISS might mean for NASA” – TTG

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will pull out of the International Space Station after 2024 and focus on building its own orbiting outpost, the country’s new space chief said Tuesday amid high tensions between Moscow and the West over the fighting … Continue reading

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What about the Shanghai Tesla factory?

“Tesla’s second-biggest market in 2021 was China (after the U.S.),” the Forsythe tweet initially read, noting that “Chinese battery makers are major suppliers for Tesla’s EVs,” and that, “After 2009, when China banned Twitter, the government there had almost no leverage over … Continue reading

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The China Boeing 737 crash

“A black box was recovered Wednesday from the wreckage of the China Eastern airliner that plunged out of the sky mysteriously, killing all 132 people aboard when it slammed into a mountainside, officials said. A flight recorder from China Eastern MU5735 “was … Continue reading

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Is POTUS a witting Chinese intelligence asset?

A new book claims the Biden family earned $31 million from five deals involving people with direct ties to Chinese intelligence. Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, partnered with multiple financiers with direct ties to the Chinese spy network, … Continue reading

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“China will impede vital US strategy to stop Ukraine-Russia conflict: Former defense official”

Any economic sanctions NATO imposes against Russia will have minimal impact since China would provide relief in an effort to embarrass the U.S., a former defense official told Fox News Digital.  Diplomatic discussions stalled this week after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken provided a handwritten response to Russian demands. … Continue reading

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The great Ukraine hoax?

“With the Biden team repeatedly issuing stark warnings Moscow could invade its neighbor as soon as February, Zelensky appears to have grown increasingly frustrated by the alarmist U.S. rhetoric. He even took the extraordinary step Friday of shooting down Biden’s … Continue reading

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“Xi Jinping backs Vladimir Putin’s demand for Nato to halt eastwards expansion” Telegraph

“Beijing backs Moscow’s demand for binding security guarantees that Nato will not expand in Ukraine or elsewhere in eastern Europe, according to the Kremlin. President Vladimir Putin talked to Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a video call on Wednesday about “mounting threats … Continue reading

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Better than sharks with frickin laser beams – TTG

China’s new hypersonic missile demonstrated an advanced space capability that caught US intelligence by surprise, report says Alia Shoaib, Sunday, October 17, 2021, 7:39 AM In August, China tested a hypersonic missile that orbited the Earth before speeding towards its … Continue reading

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Would the US go to war with China over Taiwan?

“Every time dozens of mainland fighter jets and bombers fly into Taiwan’s air defence zone, Taipei scrambles its own aircraft. It is not hard to imagine a scenario whereby a misunderstood signal or action could lead to a deadly incident. … Continue reading

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