Blinken visits China Featured, National Security, Topics Rights group: China imprisons more than 449,000 Uyghurs in Xinjiang WASHINGTON — As Secretary of State Antony Blinken wrapped up his trip to China, a human rights group released a report calculating that China currently imprisons more than 449,000 Uyghurs in Xinjiang, about one in ... CONTINUE READING Featured, National Security Taiwan's new legislature, possible Trump win cast shadows over U.S.-Taipei ties WASHINGTON -- Taiwan's choice of president in the January elections sent a strong message that the island nation wants to maintain its autonomy from China, but voters also sent an appeasing signal to China by ... CONTINUE READING Featured, National Security Will Biden listen to Congress progressives & condition aid to Israel? WASHINGTON — Progressive Democrats are pushing President Joe Biden to break with decades of US military aid policy toward Israel as the war in Gaza continues and Congress is poised to vote on additional military aid to ... CONTINUE READING Bi-khim Hsiao Featured, National Security Former envoy to U.S., Bi-khim Hsiao, may become Taiwan's next VP WASHINGTON -- After recently leaving her post as envoy to the United States, Bi-khim Hsiao appears headed to become Taiwan's next vice president, according to public opinion polls. Over the last three years, the female diplomat ... CONTINUE READING

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