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September 18, 2020

China/Taiwan

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:27 am
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Looks like a game of chicken with high powered weapons.  I haven’t had to drag this clip out in a while.

September 10, 2020

This is not good

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:47 pm
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Not at all.

September 4, 2020

Things getting warm over Taiwan?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:15 am
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Taiwan says they didn’t shoot down a PRC jet.  Hmmm.

August 21, 2020

Taiwan

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 4:37 am
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A thought provoking article.  This is the area that I think is the most likely conflict in our future.

August 10, 2020

Just when you think 2020 can’t get worse

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:23 pm
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Boy, 2020 just doesn’t give up.  A war in the Taiwan straight is just what we need.

July 15, 2019

Just when you think….

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 10:19 am
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that maybe the Straight of Hormuz is the new world hot spot, the Chinese do something to bring the focus back to the South China Sea.  It is hideously expensive, but this is why the US needs a world class navy.

May 24, 2019

Freedom of the Seas

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 8:44 am
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More freedom of the seas exercises by the US in and around the South China Sea.

January 25, 2019

Brinksmanship

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 2:53 pm
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The US Navy is sailing through the Taiwan strait.  The Chinese are shadowing with bombers.  Yea, nothing could go wrong here.

March 15, 2017

South East Asia gets hotter

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:16 am
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Taiwan is upgrading its fleet of aircraft. Makes sense to me, and IMHO the US should sell more such aircraft to Taiwan.  Only a united front will discourage China from adventurism in the South China Sea.

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