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Analysis: China’s Freeze on Taiwan Contact Fuels Worry as Tensions Build

November 20, 2022

TAIPEI, Nov 17 (Reuters) – When Chinese authorities detained a Taiwanese citizen in China in August for an alleged violation of security laws, officials in Taipei sent messages of concern…

Poland, NATO Say Missile Strike Wasn’t a Russian Attack

November 20, 2022

PRZEWODOW, Poland (AP) — NATO member Poland and the head of the military alliance both said Wednesday that a missile strike in Polish farmland that killed two people appeared to…

Yanjun Xu, Who Tried to Steal GE Secrets for China, Gets 20 Years in Prison

November 20, 2022

The first Chinese intelligence officer ever extradited to the United States to face trial was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison for trying to steal secrets about aircraft engines…

The U.S.’s Struggle to Wean Itself from Chinese Solar Power

November 20, 2022

Solar accounts for about 4% of U.S. power generation. President Biden and other advocates of green energy are trying to boost that number significantly. To make that happen, though, the…

South Korea’s Defense Minister Lays Out Four Results From Trip to US

November 20, 2022

Earlier this month, I co-chaired the annual Republic of Korea-United States Security Consultative Meeting in Washington, D.C., with the event in its 54th year and involving U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.…

4 Takeaways From President Biden’s ‘Very Blunt’ Meeting with China’s Xi Jinping

November 20, 2022

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — A highly anticipated meeting between China’s leader Xi Jinping and President Biden finished Monday with both leaders expressing an openness to restoring channels of communication and…

Ukrainian Analysis Identifies Western Supply Chain Behind Iran’s Drones

November 20, 2022

New intelligence collected from downed Iranian drones in Ukraine shows that a majority of the aircrafts’ parts are manufactured by companies in the U.S., Europe and other allied nations, stoking concern among…

Building the Base Episode 15: Secretary Leon Panetta, Former SecDef, CIA Director, White House CoS, and U.S. Representative

November 16, 2022

In this week’s episode of Building the Base, Hondo and Lauren join Secretary Leon Panetta, founder of the Panetta Institute and former CIA director and Secretary of Defense, to discuss…

In a first, Space Force picks private university as war college

November 13, 2022

The Space Force has chosen Johns Hopkins University as its graduate and postgraduate military school for officers, becoming the first branch of the U.S. armed forces to leverage a private…