Belt and Road initiative: China

COVID Passports in China


‘You’re in World War III Today': Casey Fleming on Unrestricted Hybrid Warfare


China's Xi calls for military growth as party congress opens

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Sunday called for faster military development and announced no change in policies that have strained relations with Washington and tightened the ruling Communist Party's control over society and the economy.

China’s most influential figure in decades spoke as the party opened a congress that was closely watched by companies, governments and the public for signs of official direction. It comes amid a painful slump in the world's...

Xi warns against foreign interference in Taiwan, says China will ‘never promise to renounce’ force

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping said China reserves the option of “taking all measures necessary” against “interference by outside forces” on the issue of Taiwan.
  • In a wide-ranging speech Sunday, Xi spoke firmly about China’s resolve for reunification with the self-governed island, which Beijing considers part of its territory.
  • Xi was speaking at the opening ceremony of the ruling Communist Party of China’s 20th National Congress — held once every five years.



One year after Afghanistan, spy agencies pivot toward China


WASHINGTON (AP) — In a recent closed-door meeting with leaders of the agency’s counterterrorism center, the CIA’s No. 2 official made clear that fighting al-Qaida and other extremist groups would remain a priority — but that the agency’s money and resources would be increasingly shifted to focusing on China.

The CIA drone attack that killed al-Qaida’s leader showed that fighting terrorism is hardly an afterthought. But it didn’t change the message the agency’s deputy...

China announces fresh military drills around Taiwan

  • China’s Eastern Theatre Command said it would conduct joint drills focusing on anti-submarine and sea assault operations — confirming the fears of some security analysts and diplomats that Beijing would continue to maintain pressure on Taiwan’s defenses.
  • Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan last week infuriated China, which regards the self-ruled island as its own and responded with test launches of ballistic missiles over Taipei for the first time, as well as ditching some lines of...

End the CCP


China's Taiwan Military Option - How and Why?

Timestamps :: Chapter 1: Background

@00:00 Introduction
@01:00 Taiwan’s Status
@02:55 America’s One China Policy
@06:02 Peaceful Reunification

Why Would China Choose Military Means?
Chapter 2: The Military Option

@16:37 Preparations for Military Operations
@26:49 On the Eve of Operations
@27:17 Operation Phases
@27:34 Phase 1: First Strikes
@29:09 Phase 2: Developing...

#China’s strong opposition and serious representations, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy #Pelosi visited China’s #Taiwan region




How China Overtook the USA as the World’s Major Trading Partner, period 1980-2020


Chinese army actively moving armored vehicles to Fujian province


Don’t say we didn’t warn you – Symposium of China’s top think tank sends classic, pre-war warning to provocative Pelosi

Led by the guided-missile frigate Yongzhou (Hull 628), a frigate flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command steams in formation in an undisclosed sea area during a maritime training exercise in early December 2020. Photo: China Military

Led by the guided-missile frigate Yongzhou (Hull 628), a frigate flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command steams in formation in an undisclosed sea area during a maritime training exercise in early December 2020. Photo: China Military

"Don't say we didn't warn you!" - a phrase that was used by the People's Daily in 1962 before China was forced to fight the...

China 2030 Building a Modern, Harmonious, and Creative Society


Jim Yong Kim.

The former World Bank President (2012-2019) is a Korean-born, Obama-appointed Harvard Med graduate who specializes in infectious diseases.
He's also a former director of the World Health Organization's HIV/AIDS Department (2003-2006).

Soon after Kim started at the WBG, Xi Jinping became Paramount Leader & the World Bank released its "China in 2030" report...

China Targeted Fed to Build Informant Network and Access Data, Probe Finds

The investigation by Senate Republicans found that the decadelong effort included detaining a Fed economist in China​


The Federal Reserve communicates with other central banks, and researchers within the Fed system have worked at foreign central banks and universities.PHOTO: AL DRAGO/BLOOMBERG NEWS
By Kate O’Keeffe

China tried to build a network of informants inside the Federal Reserve system, at one point threatening...

US Indo–Pacific Chief Sees Largest Military Buildup in Chinese Army’s History

China’s army is undergoing the largest buildup in the Chinese regime’s history since World War II, according to Adm. John Aquilino, commander of the U.S. Indo–Pacific Command.

Aquilino made the comment in a conversation hosted by the research institute the Foundation for Defense of Democracies on June 24 (pdf).

The buildup encompasses all army domains and capabilities, such as naval ships, fifth-generation aircraft, missile forces, cyber capability, capability in space...

17 year old Taiwanese college kid does better job mapping out China’s military buildup buildup than our massive intelligence apparatus


Shanghai Outraged By Latest Preventable Deaths Caused By CCP Lockdown Policy

Another unnecessary death, caused as a direct result of the CCP's draconian COVID lockdown policy that bars anybody without a current COVID test from seeking medical treatment in Shanghai's hospitals, has rattled the people of Shanghai - and again shaken the people's faith in the CCP's "zero COVID" policies - all while the economic carnage from China's latest lockdowns reverberates across both the country and the world...

COVID & China lockdown/s.