U.S. to formalize export curbs of advanced semiconductors to China: Report

China 09/22/22, 16:46

According to Reuters, the U.S. government will expand restrictions on U.S. shipments of semiconductors for artificial intelligence and chipmaking tools to China.  The U.S Department of Commerce plans to release new regulations based on letters that communicated to three American firms, including KLA Corp., Lam Research Corp., and Applied Materials Inc. The ...

Wall Street mogul confesses his misjudgment about China

China 09/22/22, 16:45

A Wall Street tycoon who used to advocate investing in China has recently confessed that he misjudged the world’s second largest economy. Stephen Roach is former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and chief economist at Morgan Stanley. According to the Liberty Times, Roach has been an optimist who never retreated from the ...

CIA Director affirms: Xi Jinping wants to invade Taiwan by 2027

Weapon/Army 09/19/22, 16:25

Several China-Taiwan experts and analysts are saying that Xi Jinping's military remains a threat to the island nation, despite all the warnings from Taiwan's allies of a possible counterattack on China. The Pentagon's report published in 2021 (Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China) revealed that the People's ...

Security threats and bad influence: TikTok under US scrutiny again

Social problem 09/19/22, 15:39

On September 14, the U.S. Senate Homeland Security Committee held hearings with top executives from social networking companies Meta, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok on the impact of their services on national security issues. In this framework, lawmakers saw the Platform Accountability and Transparency Act (PATA) bill as a potential remedy to the ...

What is the purpose of Xi’s trip before the Party congress?

Russia 09/17/22, 18:13

Since the COVID pandemic broke out in early 2020, Xi Jinping has not been abroad for more than two years, but recently he suddenly attended the Shanghai Cooperation Summit (SCO). The trip coincides with the upcoming 20th National Congress of Deputies. For Xi, the 20th National Congress and re-election is ...

Chinese military’s Achilles heel exposed: Why it’s not ready for war

Weapon/Army 09/17/22, 15:30

A recently released report points to weaknesses in the Chinese military, known as the People's Liberation Army (PLA), that directly affect all levels of leadership within the Chinese armed forces. Joel Wuthnow, the author of the U.S. National Defense University report, researched more than 300 senior Chinese officers between 2015 and ...

Simultaneous calamities: Xi Jinping faces 3 crises

Insights 09/16/22, 18:31

As the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China approaches, the distribution of power and staffing of the authorities affects the political situation in China, the international situation, and the Taiwan Strait. The public opinion focuses on Xi Jinping, who is expected to continue centralizing China's supreme leadership ...

Chinese drones invade Taiwan skies: Another form of CCP intimidation

Tech 09/15/22, 18:57

The Chinese Communist Party's harassment of Taiwan takes many forms.  Over the past month, about 30 drones have entered Taiwanese airspace and flown over two small islands off Taiwan's southern coast. On September 12, the Taiwanese military announced that a suspected Chinese drone entered restricted waters around Cao Yu's Kinmen island. The ...

Former hacker who worked for Twitter denounces Chinese infiltration

Media 09/15/22, 16:58

This Tuesday, Sept. 13, Peiter Zatko testified before a Senate Committee as part of a complaint he filed warning about Twitter's security failures. In his testimony, Zatko said Twitter's security precautions were so deficient that if an intelligence agency had not infiltrated the company, "most likely it's not doing its job." "I ...