◎ China is conducting its most serious military escalation against Taiwan since it fired missiles across the Taiwan Strait in 1996.
◎ As during the Cold War, the most powerful liberating instrument the free world can provide to the Chinese people is the truth.
◎ China’s increasingly aggressive behavior is motivating America’s allies, friends and security partners to cast a wary eye toward China and grasp the revived advantages of collective security led by the United States.
◎ The fact that Biden’s position on Communist China and Taiwan remains a matter of conjecture at this point in his 50-year government career is concerning.
◎ Countries, companies, and individuals would do well to “distrust and verify” in their dealings with the world’s last major communist state.
◎ The Trump administration has taken the next step in responding to Communist China’s assault against the people of Hong Kong and their democratic aspirations.
◎ By requiring a constant strengthening of U.S. capabilities, explicitly devoted to the defense of Taiwan, the Taiwan Defense Act would signal clearer U.S. intentions.
◎ The PRC’s recent belligerence foreshadows a fourth confrontation in the Taiwan Strait.
◎ Taiwan’s can-do spirit has enabled it to stay healthy and safe without having to close down its economy during the coronavirus epidemic.