China Upgrades Airbases Near Taiwan
China is also upgrading three airbases that are located opposite Taiwan as tension continues to rachet up between the two estranged neighbors.
Work on sprucing up infrastructure at these three airbases started in early 2020 and has continued despite the covid-19 pandemic, giving an indication of how important these bases – which are just 160 km to 320 km from Taiwan – are if China launches an invasion to take over Taiwan.
Do you think China see military conflict with the Taiwan (and the United States) as inevitable? Do you see it as inevitable?
Yesterday in Rome a large crowd gathered to take down an EU flag and replace it with an Italian flag. If Italy ends up leaving the EU, it could absolutely lead to other countries following as well. Will the European Union fall apart in the next 5-10 years? Could it be even sooner?
Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from Africa and the Middle East are approaching the Turkish city of Edirne, calling themselves the "Caravan of Light".
They storm the border with Greece and move north through the Balkans. The final destination is the countries of Western Europe, mainly Germany.
In total, up to ten such "convoys" can be formed this fall.
The Largest gas supplier in Europe, Norway's Equinor, has raised emergency preparedness at installations following the sabotage attacks on Nord Stream pipelines.
Do you think that Russia or some other European power might retaliate against a country that they believe is responsible for Nordstream?
The heads of all four territories where referendums were held - the DPR, LPR, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions appealed to Putin about accepting the regions as subjects of the Russian Federation.
The Kremlin's response is expected in the near future.