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US defense bill could open way to Taiwan joining RIMPAC naval exercise

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
Taiwanese naval ships could join next year's Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) for the first time under a defense policy bill for fiscal year 2022 passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Taiwan denies offering loan in run-up to Nicaragua election

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has denied that loans were pledged to Nicaragua in the lead up to the Central American nation's Nov. 7 election, following the country's diplomatic switch to Beijing Friday.
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Taipei blames Beijing for Nicaragua's diplomatic switch

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday blamed Beijing for former ally Nicaragua's decision to switch diplomatic recognition to China earlier in the day.
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U.S. politicians condemn Nicaragua for severing ties with Taiwan

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
Ned Price, the spokesperson for the United States Department of State, condemned Nicaragua's breaking of diplomatic relations with Taiwan on Thursday, while encouraging all democratic countries to expand engagement with Taiwan.
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Analysts See China Behind Timing of Nicaragua's Break with Taiwan

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
Analysts say that Nicaragua and China timed their announcements of Managua's diplomatic break with Taiwan to be "a great gift" from Beijing to Washington on the first day of the U.S. Summit for Democracy.
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Nicaragua breaks off diplomatic ties with Taiwan, switching recognition to Beijing

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
The government of Taiwan hit out at Beijing on Friday after former diplomatic partner Nicaragua announced it would sever ties in favor of Beijing.
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China, Nicaragua resume ties amid compelling trend, a 'heavy blow' to Taiwan secessionists and their US patrons

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
China and Nicaragua announced the resumption of diplomatic relations on Friday, 3.5 hours after the Central American country announced severing "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan island, and experts said the resumption with lightning speed not only pricked the bubble made by the US and secessionists on the island, which involved them pretending that the island was enjoying wider international recognition, but also showed the world
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'Right choice' to cut ties with Taiwan island: Chinese FM appreciates Nicaragua's decision

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said "it is the right choice" that Nicaragua now recognizes and commits to abiding by the one-China principle, severing so-called "diplomatic ties" with Taiwan. It is in line with the global trend, and China highly appreciates it.
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Nicaragua resumes ties with China in new blow to US, Taipei

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
Nicaragua has re-established diplomatic relations with China after severing ties with US-backed island territory of Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), boosting Chinese presence in a region Washington has long claimed as the US backyard.
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Taiwan Regrets Nicaragua's Decision to Cut Off Ties With Island, Foreign Ministry Says

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 08:08
Taiwan deeply regrets Nicaragua's decision to cut off ties with the island and disregard the long-standing friendship between the countries in favour of establishing relations with mainland China, the Taiwan Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
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9 Things That Make Home Cosy

Military-Today.com - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 07:00

9 Things That Make Home Cosy
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UN raises alarm over 'continuing' expulsions of asylum seekers from Libya

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
Asylum-seekers and other migrants continue to be forcefully expelled from Libya, raising concerns at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
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Defence Secretary affirms UK's commitment to High North on visit to Denmark and Sweden

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
Ben Wallace met Danish and Swedish counterparts, underlining strength of UK's bilateral relationships.
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US Army rotational forces transition creates waves at the port of Alexandroupoli, Greece

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
As waves crash against the port of Alexandroupoli, the mist of the Aegean Sea gently coats the staged UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters assigned to 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division.
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US Army and Air Force fire support specialists form a 'COLT' at Combined Resolve XVI

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
A two-person team of Airmen is dropped off by a Bradley Fighting Vehicle at the forward line of troops. They move down the line of cavalry scouts until they meet another small team, this one made up of U.S. Army artillerymen, who are dismounted from their own Bradley and are outfitting their rucksacks for an extended patrol. They are preparing to scout enemy positions,
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Press Secretary Discusses U.S.-U.K. Talks, Ukraine Situation, Boosters

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
The special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom continues with Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen Hicks virtually hosting the fifth round of the U.S.-U.K Defense Dialogue, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby said today.
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DOD Official Outlines 2022 National Defense Strategy in CNAS Forum

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
The Defense Department's new National Defense Strategy, due in early 2022, will be a plan to deal with an increasingly complicated and complex security landscape, Mara E. Karlin, performing the duties of deputy undersecretary of defense for policy, said.
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Russia warns NATO over violation of Montreux Convention

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 11/12/2021 - 06:20
The Russian government says it has witnessed some violations of the Montreux Convention by NATO members, amid soaring tensions between Moscow and the West, and emphasizes that such a situation is "unacceptable."
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