China is not prepared to handle a large-scale external crisis -- particularly in the Taiwan Strait -- it can be concluded after assessing the nation's hardware, including ammunition supplies and fuel reserves, as well as the quality of its military personnel.
UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008.
UPI Editor at Large Arnaud de Borchgrave interviewed Singapore's Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on Feb. 2. The following is the text of the interview.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008.
China's premier and Japan's prime minister played baseball Saturday, providing another sign of their countries' increasingly friendly relations.
Ever since former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui put forward his two-state theory in 1996 -- implying that Taiwan and China were separate states -- the U.S. aircraft carrier battle group has quickly made an appearance in Hong Kong whenever tensions arose in the Taiwan Strait.
UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 9, 2007.
Flying by helicopter along the entire northern half of Israel’s security barrier sealing off most of the West Bank to lock out Palestinian suicide bombers brings home clearly a simple truth almost never mentioned in the U.S. and European media -- the security barrier is a fence, not a wall.
Chinese President Hu Jintao Monday won a new mandate to lead the country for five more years from the newly elected Communist Party’s 17th Central Committee.