‘Beijing’s provocative actions are a significant escalation in its long-standing attempt to change the status quo’, says National Security Council’s John Kirby.
‘There is no reason for Beijing to turn a potential visit consistent with long-standing US policy into some sort of crisis,’ says White House national security spokesman.
The US position is reiterated amid reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to visit Taiwan, a trip Biden appeared to discourage and which angered Beijing.
Centralised PLA logistics system ‘something of a soft underbelly’ that could hamper battlefield effectiveness, say Pentagon experts.
Sherry Li and Lianbo Wang are accused of coming up with the scam as part of their plan to raise funds to build a ‘Chinese Disneyland’ theme park in the US.
Dovetailing transatlantic legislation will offset China’s influence in face of unfair competition, says European Commission’s Sabine Weyand.
Supply chain integrity and added autonomy in the private sector are crucial for national security, says Representative Chrissy Houlahan, a member of the House Foreign Affairs and Armed Services committees.
The ban, which went into effect in June, requires companies to prove their imports have not involved forced labour.