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China’s Nuclear-Capable Hypersonic Missile Test Takes Washington by Surprise
China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile back in August, 2021 according to a Financial Times (FT) report. Individuals who knew about these tests revealed to the media outlet that the rocket carrying the hypersonic glide...
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives for a NATO summit at headquarters in Brussels, on June 14, 2021. Canada abruptly ended evacuation efforts of citizens, permanent residents, and refugees from Afghanistan on Aug. 26, saying the U.S. military needed the Kabul Airport runways to extract soldiers.
Canadians Left Stranded in Afghanistan as Government Ends Evacuation Efforts 5 Days Early
The Canadian government has ended evacuation efforts for citizens, permanent residents, and refugees from Afghanistan five days ahead of the Taliban-defined Aug. 31 deadline.  Global Affairs Canada (GAC) notified the public that evacuation efforts ended...
Chinese school children take part in a Communist Party photo opportunity in Shaanxi Province on May 10, 2021. A Chinese student had his visa suspended because his father is a police officer in one of four CCP security organs. The dispute appears to arise from China refusing to accept deported nationals in a timely manner.
US Suspends Visa of Chinese Student Because Father Is a Police Officer
South China Morning Post reported that a Chinese student who had been accepted into almost 10 different American universities as a computer science student has had their visa suspended because the student's father is a...
South Africa's Deputy President David Mabuza reviews a military honour guard with Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 31, 2019.
China’s Military Seeks to Establish Base on African Coast: Warning from US General
General Stephen Townsend, Chief of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), recently warned that Beijing is attempting to set up an Atlantic naval base on the western coast of Africa that will service its aircraft carriers...
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China Sends Unprecedented 25 Aircraft Into Taiwan Air Defense Zone
The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on April 12 sent more than two dozen aircraft into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone, the biggest such inclusion in more than a year. The flight came a day...
In November, President Trump passed the Executive Order 13959 that blocks American pension holders and companies from funding Communist Chinese Military Companies (CCMC).
Washington Tightens Ban on Investments in Communist Chinese Military Companies
In November, President Trump passed Executive Order 13959 that blocks American pension holders and companies from funding Communist Chinese Military Companies (CCMC). The Treasury Department recently tightened the ban through which Washington will prohibit index...
Eric Swalwell Accuses Trump on Chinese Spy Report
Representative Eric Swalwell, currently mired in a Chinese spy controversy, has alleged President Trump of masterminding the scandal. A report by Axios had revealed that Swalwell was in romantic contact with a Chinese spy named...
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US Commerce Department Bans Investments in Chinese Military-Backed Companies
On Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, the Trump administration issued an executive order barring investments in private companies with close ties to Chinese military, intelligence, and security organizations. The order was issued to safeguard American interests...
Second Chinese Aircraft Carrier Enters Official Service
Launched over two years ago, China’s first home-built aircraft carrier was put into service on Dec. 17 in a ceremony attended by Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Sanya, on the southern island province of Hainan. ...
Hong Kong Protesters Unyielding as Threat of Military Crackdown Looms
More observers warn of a possible violent crackdown by the mainland Chinese authorities in Hong Kong as millions of residents continue to resist what they see as the dismantling of their city’s autonomy and rule...
Beijing Says It Has ‘Basically’ Gotten the PLA to Stop Running Businesses
Xinhua, the state-run mouthpiece that speaks for the Chinese Communist Party, has announced the completion of a government campaign to “terminate all paid services” by the People’s Liberation Army.  According to Xinhua’s English-language statement: “The...