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Taiwan risks being used as strategic pawn, analysts warn - The Straits Times

Taiwan risks being used as strategic pawn, analysts warnThe Straits TimesThe United States' decision to sell weapons to Taiwan will help strengthen the latter's self-defence capabilities to "maintain peace in the Taiwan Strait", said the island yesterday, but analysts warned about the risk of Taiwan being used as a ...and more »

US arms sales to Taiwan anger China - The Straits Times;

US arms sales to Taiwan anger China - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesUS arms sales to Taiwan anger ChinaThe Straits TimesApache attack helicopters being displayed in a ceremony at a military base in Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan, on Wednesday. The latest arms sales, announced on Thursday, comes just one day after a proposal by a US Senate panel to allow American ...and more »

US plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42bn in arms - Economic Times;

US plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42bn in arms - Economic Times

Economic TimesUS plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42bn in armsEconomic TimesWASHINGTON: The United States plans to sell Taiwan $1.42 billion in arms, the first such sale under the administration of Donald Trump and a move sure to anger China, whose help the president has been seeking to rein in North Korea. US State ...and more »

KYLE BASS: America's relationship with China just took 'a major step for the worse' - Business Insider;

KYLE BASS: America's relationship with China just took 'a major step for the worse' - Business Insider

Business InsiderKYLE BASS: America's relationship with China just took 'a major step for the worse'Business InsiderKyle Bass, the founder of hedge fund Hayman Capital Management, isn't optimistic about the United States' relationship with China, a market he is famously short on. "Yesterday kind of signified a tectonic shift in the US relationship with China," Bass ...and more »

Saber-rattling: Naval drills, sanctions & weapon sales revive US tensions with China - Newsline;

Saber-rattling: Naval drills, sanctions & weapon sales revive US tensions with China - Newsline

NewslineSaber-rattling: Naval drills, sanctions & weapon sales revive US tensions with ChinaNewslineThe US and Australian navies kicked off their biggest-ever joint amphibious drills, described as a message to friends and foes alike, as Washington sanctioned two Chinese businessmen and a bank over North Korea and announced a sale of weapons to ...and more »

US preparing for WAR on China with £1BILLION missiles cache and troops 'ready for battle' - Daily Star;

US preparing for WAR on China with £1BILLION missiles cache and troops 'ready for battle' - Daily Star

Daily StarUS preparing for WAR on China with £1BILLION missiles cache and troops 'ready for battle'Daily StarWAR between the US on China is on the brink of exploding after Donald Trump agreed to send missiles worth £1billion to Taiwan where troops have been told to start “preparing for battle”. 0. By Joshua Nevett / Published 30th June 2017. us sells arms to ...and more »

Government hails US arms sale - Taipei Times;

Government hails US arms sale - Taipei Times

Taipei TimesGovernment hails US arms saleTaipei TimesUS-made M60A3 Patton tanks fire at targets during the annual Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu County on May 25. Photo: AP. A proposed US arms sale would improve the nation's self-defense capabilities, the Ministry of National Defense said ...and more »

China protests US bill on port visits - Taipei Times

China protests US bill on port visitsTaipei TimesBeijing has sent a protest to Washington after a US Senate committee approved a provision calling for the resumption of port visits to Taiwan by the US Navy for the first time since Washington adopted its “one China” policy in 1979. The call for the ...and more »

Most view 'two systems' as failure: poll - Taipei Times;

Most view 'two systems' as failure: poll - Taipei Times

Taipei TimesMost view 'two systems' as failure: pollTaipei TimesTaiwan Thinktank poll center director Chou Yung-hong yesterday in Taipei presents the results of an opinion poll on the “one country, two systems” framework. Photo: Wang Yi-sung, Taipei Times. More than half of Taiwanese view the “one country, two ...and more »

Chinese authorities 'outraged' by US-Taiwan arms deal - DIGITALLOOK;

Chinese authorities 'outraged' by US-Taiwan arms deal - DIGITALLOOK

DIGITALLOOKChinese authorities 'outraged' by US-Taiwan arms dealDIGITALLOOKBeijing has said it is 'outraged' by the decision of the US government to sign a $1.42bn arms deal with Taiwan. The proposed deal between the US and Taiwan includes the delivery of early warning radars and high-speed missiles, and represents the latest ...and more »

China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan - India.com;

China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan - India.com

India.comChina firmly opposes US arms sales to TaiwanIndia.comBeijing, Jun 30 (PTI) China today firmly opposed USD 1.4 billion US arms sale to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be cancelled, asserting that the island is its “inalienable” part and the agreement will “damage” Sino-US relations. Chinese foreign ...and more »

China strongly protests US arms sales to Taiwan - The Hindu;

China strongly protests US arms sales to Taiwan - The Hindu

The HinduChina strongly protests US arms sales to TaiwanThe HinduIn this May 25, 2017, file photo, a line of U.S. M60A3 Patton tank fire at targets during the annual Han Kuang exercises on the outlying Penghu Island, Taiwan. Beijing has strongly protested a U.S. plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and ...and more »

US turns screws on China over North Korea with Taiwan arms deal - South China Morning Post;

US turns screws on China over North Korea with Taiwan arms deal - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostUS turns screws on China over North Korea with Taiwan arms dealSouth China Morning PostWashington has ratcheted up the pressure on Beijing amid growing frustration over its inaction on North Korea, upping the ante on Taiwan just days ahead of a summit between the Chinese and US leaders. China at a Glance. Get updates direct to your inbox.and more »

China's Not Too Thrilled With The US' Newest Arms Sale - Newsy;

China's Not Too Thrilled With The US' Newest Arms Sale - Newsy

NewsyChina's Not Too Thrilled With The US' Newest Arms SaleNewsyThe Trump administration wants to sell a military arms package to Taiwan totaling about $1.4 billion. CNN reports the sale would include technical help for early warning radar as well as torpedoes and missiles. Continue Reading. Now, this sale is ...and more »

With Provocative Moves, US Risks Unraveling Gains With China - New York Times;

With Provocative Moves, US Risks Unraveling Gains With China - New York Times

New York TimesWith Provocative Moves, US Risks Unraveling Gains With ChinaNew York TimesThe Friendship Bridge, left, which spans the Yalu River from Dandong, China, to Sinuiju, North Korea, and the Broken Bridge. The Trump administration recently announced sanctions on a Chinese bank and company over illicit dealings with North Korea.and more »

China: We're 'Firmly Opposed' to US Weapons Sale to Taiwan - Fortune;

China: We're 'Firmly Opposed' to US Weapons Sale to Taiwan - Fortune

FortuneChina: We're 'Firmly Opposed' to US Weapons Sale to TaiwanFortuneChina on Friday urged the United States to stop selling weapons to Taiwan, saying that any such deal would violate international law and harm "China's sovereignty and security interests." "The Chinese government and people are determined to defend ...and more »

China firmly opposes US arms sale to Taiwan: embassy spokesperson - Xinhua

China firmly opposes US arms sale to Taiwan: embassy spokespersonXinhuaWASHINGTON, June 30 (Xinhua) -- China firmly opposes the U.S. arms sale to Taiwan and urges the United States to immediately revoke its decision, the spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy here said Friday. "The wrong move of the U.S. side runs counter ...and more »

Taiwan and China trade criticism over US arms sales - Focus Taiwan News Channel (press release);

Taiwan and China trade criticism over US arms sales - Focus Taiwan News Channel (press release)

Focus Taiwan News Channel (press release)Taiwan and China trade criticism over US arms salesFocus Taiwan News Channel (press release)Taipei, June 30 (CNA) Taiwan and China engaged in a war of words Friday following an announcement by the Trump administration on a U.S. arms sales package to Taiwan, with the self-governing island saying the onus is on China to find ways to ease ...and more »

US arms sales to Taiwan is more of a political than military issue - Global Times

US arms sales to Taiwan is more of a political than military issueGlobal TimesThe Trump administration on Thursday notified the US Congress of its plan to approve the sale of a $1.4 billion arms package to Taiwan. The plan, which requires Congressional approval, would be the first such sale under President Donald Trump.and more »

US Proposal to Sell Taiwan Arms Risks China Backlash at Awkward Time - Voice of America;

US Proposal to Sell Taiwan Arms Risks China Backlash at Awkward Time - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaUS Proposal to Sell Taiwan Arms Risks China Backlash at Awkward TimeVoice of AmericaThe U.S. government's approval Thursday of $1.42 billion in advanced weaponry for Taiwan risks a stiff backlash from China after a year of strained relations between Beijing and the self-ruled island, which sees the mainland as its chief military rival.and more »