US Strike Group and Japanese Warship Hold Joint Naval Drills in the South China Sea

The U.S. Navy on Monday said the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, together with Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force Izumo-class helicopter destroyer, JS Kaga, have been carrying out flight operations, coordinated tactical training between surface and air units, and maritime strike …

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U.S. Revokes China Telecom Americas’ Authority Due to National Security Concerns

The United States on Oct. 26 revoked the authority of China Telecom Americas to provide telecommunication services within the U.S., citing national security concerns. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ordered China Telecom to stop its operations in the U.S. within …

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Taiwan Will Not Bow to Chinese Pressure, President Says Amid Tensions

Taiwan will not bow to pressure from China, President Tsai Ing-wen pledged in a speech on Oct. 10 to celebrate Taiwan’s National Day. “There should be absolutely no illusions that the Taiwanese people will bow to pressure,” Tsai said, vowing …

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US Confirms Troop Deployment to Taiwan

The US has confirmed that a special operations unit and a marine contingent have been secretly deployed to Taiwan to train the country’s armed forces amid growing tensions and aggression from China. An unnamed US official said that two dozen …

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Colombia Deploys 14,000 Solders to Venezuela Border to Combat Drug Trafficking

Colombian President Ivan Duque deployed a new military unit called CENOR on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 composed of 14,000 troops in an attempt to control narcotics trafficking near and along the country’s border with Venezuelan. President Duque said that the …

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Taiwan Reports 56 Chinese Warplanes Encroached Air Defense Zone

Fifty-six Chinese warplanes entered Taiwan’s air defense zone near the Pratas Islands on Monday,  making it the largest reported incursion by the Chinese air force. Since October 1, 2021, more than 150 Chinese military aircraft have purposefully entered Taiwan’s air …

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North, South Korea Restore Cross-Border Hotline After Months of Suspension

North and South Korea have restored their direct communication lines on Oct. 4, two months after North Korea cut the cross-border hotline to protest against South Korea’s joint military exercise with the United States. South Korea’s Unification Ministry confirmed the …

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Taiwan Reports Latest 25-Plane Intrusion by Chinese Military Aircraft

The Taiwanese Defense Ministry reported that 25 Chinese military aircraft entered the national air defense zone. According to the ministry,  the PLA sent out 18 J-16 and four Su-30 fighters plus two nuclear-capable H-6 bombers and an anti-submarine aircraft. In …

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