Taiwan Strait

China Launches Largest Incursion Yet into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone

China launched its largest incursion to date into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) on Sunday. 71 Chinese military aircraft entered the ADIZ in a span of 24 hours, 43 of them also crossing the median line of the Taiwan Strait, the unofficial border between the mainland People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the island-based Republic of China (ROC).

FILE - In this undated file photo released by the Taiwan Ministry of Defense, a Chinese PL

India Condemns Chinese ‘Militarization’ of Taiwan Waters

The Indian government’s representative office in Sri Lanka used the term “militarization” in a post on Twitter on Saturday to describe China’s recent actions in the Taiwan Strait, which separates the sovereign island nation of Taiwan from China’s southeastern coast, the Hindu reported on Sunday, noting that it was the first time New Delhi had used such strong rhetoric to refer to the China-Taiwan dispute.

Two Taiwanese military corvettes sail during a Navy Drill for Preparedness Enhancement ahe

Taiwan Proposes 14% Military Budget Boost to Counter China

Taiwan on Thursday debuted a defense budget that would increase military spending by 13.9 percent over 2021 spending, a considerably higher increase than suggested by legislators – but still not nearly enough to counter the threat of a Chinese invasion, according to defense analysts.

Taiwan's "frogmen" Marines perform close combat drills just a few kilometer

U.S. Conducts Freedom of Navigation Patrol in Taiwan Strait

Two U.S. warships passed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday in a Freedom of Navigation Patrol (FONOP). The passage was taken by Taiwan as a heartening show of American support, and by China as an annoying challenge to its military might and territorial integrity.

In this handout provided by the U.S. Navy and released on March 26, 2005, the guided-missi