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Home to 28,000 US troops, South Korea is unlikely to avoid conflict in Taiwan

Home to 28,000 US troops, South Korea is unlikely to avoid conflict in Taiwan

U.S. President Joe Biden has an ice cream as he salutes U.S. troops during his visit to the Air Operations Center at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Tensions around Taiwan have raised the thorny …

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Biden versus his advisers: Political instincts collide with party lines

Biden versus his advisers: Political instincts collide with party lines

It’s a pattern throughout the Biden administration: the president says something in an interview or makes an off-the-cuff remark in a speech, and his staff rushes to correct the record. Driving the news: It happened twice during last weekend’s ’60 Minutes’ interview – the president said the pandemic was over and he vowed to defend …

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Ceremony and controversy await Harris during his visit to Asia

Ceremony and controversy await Harris during his visit to Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attending a funeral on behalf of the United States is normally a simple task for a vice president, but Kamala Harris will face controversy at almost every turn as she visits Asia for the memorial honoring former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. US allies seek clarification after mixed messages over whether President …

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Lavrov accuses Washington of 'playing with fire' around Taiwan

Lavrov accuses Washington of ‘playing with fire’ around Taiwan

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Russia on Saturday accused the United States of “playing with fire” around Taiwan, while China said it would insist on working for “peaceful reunification” with the democratically governed island and pledged to take strong action to oppose outside interference, a …

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Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi addresses the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

China in Taiwan: “External interference” will not be tolerated

THE UNITED NATIONS — China underlined its commitment to its claim to Taiwan on Saturday, telling the assembled world leaders that anyone who hinders its resolve to reunite with the self-governing island will be “crushed by the wheels of history”. The language was forceful but, for Chinese leaders, well within the realm of normal. “Only …

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China accuses US of sending ‘dangerous signals’ to Taiwan

China has accused the United States of sending “very wrong and dangerous signals” to Taiwan after the US Secretary of State told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that maintaining peace and stability in Taiwan was a challenge. of vital importance. Taiwan was at the center of the 90-minute “direct and honest” talks between Secretary of …

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China accuses US of sending ‘dangerous signals’ to Taiwan

China has accused the United States of sending “very wrong and dangerous signals” to Taiwan after the US Secretary of State told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that maintaining peace and stability in Taiwan was a challenge. of vital importance. Taiwan was at the center of the 90-minute “direct and honest” talks between Secretary of …

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Blinken tells Wang that China's peace in the Taiwan Strait is vital

Blinken tells Wang that China’s peace in the Taiwan Strait is vital

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that maintaining peace and stability in Taiwan was of vital importance as the two countries clashed to high tensions on the island claimed by China. Taiwan was at …

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The United States and its allies join forces on chips.  This could prevent China from reaching the next level

The United States and its allies join forces on chips. This could prevent China from reaching the next level

Major chipmaking nations, including the United States, are forming alliances, in part to secure their semiconductor supply chain and to prevent China from reaching the forefront of the industry, analysts told Reuters. CNBC. Countries like the United States, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, which have strong semiconductor industries, have sought to forge partnerships around this …

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US and Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait after Biden vows to defend island |  CNN Politics

US and Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait after Biden vows to defend island | CNN Politics

CNN — US and Canadian warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday following President Joe Biden’s weekend remarks that the United States would defend Taiwan if attacked by China. A U.S. Navy ship, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins, made a “routine transit through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday,” U.S. Navy spokesman Lt. …

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