Opinion: Taiwan a Geopolitical Hotspot to Watch – Inside Sources

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan in August, becoming the highest-ranking American official to visit Taiwan in 25 years. The reactions were so visceral that many analysts considered it to be the beginning of a new crisis between China and the United States.  Immediately after Pelosi’s arrival, China began a series of military operations and

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Biden Commits US to War for Taiwan – Patrick Buchanan

If China invades Taiwan to unify it with the mainland, the United States will go to war to defend Taiwan and send U.S. troops to fight the invaders. That is the commitment made last week by President Joe Biden. Asked by CBS’s Scott Pelley on “60 Minutes” if the U.S. would fight in defense of

Ukraine Invasion

For Russia’s Putin, military and diplomatic pressures mount – Associated Press

Photo: Mass gravesite outside of Izium Pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin mounted on the battlefield and in the halls of global power as Ukrainian troops pushed their counteroffensive Saturday to advance farther into Ukraine’s partly recaptured northeast. Western officials and analysts said Russian forces were apparently setting up a new defensive line in Ukraine’s


WHO: COVID end ‘in sight,’ deaths at lowest since March 2020 – Associated Press

Photo: People wearing protective suits with their luggage enter the shuttered Communication University of China in Beijing, Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that the number of coronavirus deaths worldwide last week was the lowest reported in the pandemic since March 2020, marking what could be a turning


Opinion: The Soul of The Nation Is the Constitution – Harlan Ullman

President Joe Biden faces what he calls two possibly existential conflicts. The first is the struggle between autocracy and democracy. The second was declared last week in Philadelphia: the fight for the soul of the nation against Trump “MAGA Republicans.” This column disagrees that the great struggle is between democracy and autocracy. The crucial question


Opinion: China, Russia, D.C. and Complicity – Inside Sources

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, international condemnation of the war has been scathing and economic retribution awe-inspiring. This is the correct, moral response. But what about China? China continues to be Vladimir Putin’s closest friend on the world stage. At the beginning of February, Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a far-reaching partnership between

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