Connect with us


COLUMN: China watches the war




Experts who envision the near future of the world’s primary threat of global destruction have begun to focus on Taiwan.

In a way, this reorientation away from the brutal brutality of the Lenin-Stalin-Putin century is a bit of a relief. This form of Russian oligarchic dictatorship of communism was not unexpected given its pre-revolutionary feudal societal structure. Russia is not going anywhere. Putin’s Syrian military and diplomatic misadventure confirmed his awkward destructive character. The Soviet empire will not be reconstituted.

Now it’s Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party – a rising pugnacious oligarchic imperialist tyranny in search of wealth and power. We are facing another century of attempts to destroy our Western civilization.

So let’s start where the point of the sword pushes us. First, the big lie that Taiwan is fundamentally Chinese. It’s not. The island was initially populated by nomadic indigenous tribes of the Indo-Malay lineage, physically similar to the people who populated the Philippines and Indonesia. Portuguese (who named Formosa Island) and Spanish traders were the first to establish permanent settlements there in the 16th century. In 1683, the Manchus, who defeated the Ming Dynasty, expelled the Dutch and the Portuguese and recaptured the island as part of their Beijing-based imperial domain of the Forbidden City. Then, during the Franco-Chinese War of 1884-85, Japan invaded and occupied Formosa, changing its name to Taiwan. They developed its economy and established a military base which ultimately served as a springboard for invading China during World War II.

At the end of World War II, Taiwan was ceded to China as part of war reparations. It was here that the Chinese Nationalist government under Chiang Kai-shek withdrew from the Chinese Communist Army, establishing a Nationalist government in Taipei in 1949. Taiwan was renamed Formosa and administered as a Province of China. But its currency changed from a Chinese national currency to the Taiwan dollar with links to the US dollar. Initially, President Harry Truman refused aid to the Nationalists until the Korean conflict when he ordered the US Navy to prevent a Communist Party attack on the island. During the 1950s and 1960s, Formosa was almost entirely dependent on the United States for its economic and military functioning. This included the development of a form of Western-style rule of law, private property, markets and political structure.

Then mainland China returned. In 1979, a joint US-Chinese communiqué passed diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing, declaring that there was only one China, restoring the island’s official name to Taiwan and declaring it part of the China. The rest of us “Westerners” are aligned. This should have made the deal in Taiwan. However, the statement also said that the United States will maintain unofficial cultural, trade and other relations with the people of Taiwan. This included a $ 300 million military sale of US arms to Taiwan in 2020.

The question before us is to what extent other Western democracies will support the United States in preventing the Chinese Communist government from militarily blocking or invading Taiwan. China has the right to continue to prevent Taiwan from being a member of an international body such as the WHO, but it has recently exaggerated its hand with its neighbors in its despotic relations with Hong Kong.

Sadly, Xi Jinping’s armed forces juggernaut is eager to show his thing and he has revealed Trumpian belligerence. Hopefully China doesn’t start a 1950s Korean-style conflict. It could turn nuclear if Kim Jong-un decides to go ahead.

What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos

picture credit


to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]