In a 2027 invasion of Taiwan by China, neither side achieves air superiority, both sides take heavy losses, and China finds little hope for a fait accompli, according to a recent wargame run by the Center for a New American Security.
The game highlighted the advances China has made and is making in military technology but also drove home the likelihood that logistics will be crucial in a defense of Taiwan, especially against an opponent in close physical proximity to the action. AirforceMagazine
Washington (CNN)The US intelligence community believes that China is actively attempting to build a military capable of taking over Taiwan — even in the face of US support for the island, top US intelligence officials told Congress Tuesday. The threat to Taiwan between now and 2030 is “acute,” Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. CNN
WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – U.S. business groups on Tuesday criticized the Biden administration’s Taiwan arms sales policy, arguing in a public letter that it was too restrictive and failed to address challenges posed by China’s military to the democratic island. Reuters
Taiwan must gird itself against potential Chinese aggression through military deterrence that includes acquiring the right weapons and proper training, the top US naval officer said on Tuesday. “That is a big lesson learned and a wakeup call, …” Bloomberg
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actress Lily Tien (田麗) angered Taiwanese netizens after she released a video over the weekend in which she claimed to hail from “Taiwan, China,” while simultaneously drawing praise from Chinese followers. taiwannews
Taipei [Taiwan], May 15 (ANI): Canadian parliamentarian Michael Cooper stated Taiwan is not a part of China in the House of Commons in a clear discomfort to China.
Cooper raised Taiwan mislabelling issue by Canadian Institutes of Health Research, reported Taiwan News. The Print