The Guardian • Taiwan

Issue #2021

Using Taiwan to contain China is doomed to fail

Taiwan has been an integral part of China’s territory since ancient times, there is but one China in the world, and the Government of the...

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Issue #2019

Why the island of Taiwan is so important for mainland China

The Taiwan question remains unresolved to this day. To understand why the island of Taiwan is so important for the mainland, we need to understand...

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Issue #2035


The latest cost estimate for taxpayers of Australia’s pending nuclear submarines at more than $170 billion. Don’t be surprised when Australia’s supply of weaponry to...

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Issue #2041

“Hands off the world”

On 2nd February 2023, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr of the Philippines met with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin at Malacañang Palace in Manila, where they...

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Global briefs Issue #2095


PERSIAN GULF: Countries in the Persian Gulf including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Kuwait have reportedly told the United States not to...

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Issue #1956

Blinken blinks first at US-China Summit in Alaska

Top officials from China and the United States (US) exchanged verbal blows at the Alaska Summit last week, after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan opened the session by making false and unwarranted accusations about China’s governance and international affairs.

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2045


The current debate over who can decide if Australia goes to war is more urgent and important than ever, now that the rhetoric around war...

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Taiwan in China's flag. Issue #2084

Taiwan elections: butter before guns

The level of excitement from the USA, Australia and the shrinking clutch of anti-China states about the Taiwanese election is perturbing but hardly surprising. The...

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Issue #1983

Taiwan is a tinderbox, and the West is attempting to light the fuse

Taiwan island, internationally recognised as a province of China, has again become a key focal point in Washington’s ongoing hybrid war against Beijing.

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Global briefs Issue #2084


NAURU: Nauru switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China, leaving Taiwan with only 12 diplomatic allies that recognise it as a sovereign state. Nauru’s decision...

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