Today

Taiwan won’t be the one to start war with China, says its defence minister

China’s recent military manoeuvres aim to project Beijing’s ‘ability to scare away and obstruct foreign military forces’, says Chiu Kuo Cheng Read more on independent.co.uk


Wave of defections of Chinese officials: ‘Every day someone goes missing’

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is currently dealing with a nightmare situation where the Chinese, from ordinary citizens to government officials, are fleeing the country. Read more on thebl.com


‘One Team, One Fight!’: Former DoD Official Highlights Urgency in US Fight to Maintain AI Superiority Over China

U.S. strategic advantage against China in the domains of AI and machine learning are being undermined by bureaucratic waste, according to the former CSO. Read more on theepochtimes.com


US emerges as biggest Bitcoin miner after China crypto crackdown

China was the biggest miner of Bitcoin until authorities there effectively banned the practice. Read more on aljazeera.com


EXCLUSIVE China looks to lock in U.S. LNG as energy crunch raises concerns- sources

Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG)supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages heighten concerns about the country’s fuel security, several sources said. Read more on reuters.com


US Officially Rejoins UN Human Rights Council 3 Years After Trump Pullout

The United States is returning to the United Nations Human Rights Council more than three years after Trump administration quit the 47-member body that it had branded a “protector of human rights abusers.” Read more on theepochtimes.com


Opinion | China and the U.S. Sabotage Their Own Tech Companies

Xi Jinping and Joe Biden wage their version of Maoist rectification drives against successful firms. Read more on wsj.com


China state media warns U.S. defending Taiwan would be

The Global Times warned Taiwan that the U.S. won’t “fight to the death” over Taiwan, but China is prepared to wage the battle. Read more on newsweek.com


EXCLUSIVE China looks to lock in U.S. LNG as energy crunch raises concerns- sources

Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG)supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages heighten concerns about the country’s fuel security, several sources said. Read more on reuters.com



Yesterday

Corporate Misconduct: Minority Shareholders of Renren Win $300 Million Settlement – Vision Times

U.S. investors who own a minority stake in Chinese company Renren are poised to receive 300 million dollars in settlements to resolve claims against the firm’s controlling shareholders and other defendants. Read more on visiontimes.com


China’s more aggressive because it sees a ‘softer’ leader in White House, says former director of national intelligence

Former director of the Office of National Intelligence, John Ratcliffe, said that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has become increasingly aggressive, especially with Taiwan, because it sees in the Biden administration a “softer” and “more cooperative” leader than Trump. Read more on thebl.com


US to rejoin UN Human Rights Council after walk-out under Trump

The United States is returning to the UN Human Rights Council three-and-a-half years after its dramatic walk-out — time seized upon by China to assert wider influence. Read more on france24.com


Virginia mom who survived Maoist China says DOJ, school board association use ‘communist tactics’

Northern Virginia parents spoke out after the Biden administration announced it was forming a task force regarding what it called increased violence against school officials. Read more on foxnews.com



This week

CIA Forms New Mission for Countering Communist China – Vision Times

On Oct. 7, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) announced the creation of a mission exclusively dedicated to addressing the “global challenges” posed by communist China. Director William J Burns emphasized that the threat from China is coming from the government and not its people. Read more on visiontimes.com


India, US Navy Chiefs Meet in New Delhi

The U.S. and India are coming a step closer in countering the threat from the Chinese Communist Party. Read more on ntd.com