President to Sign Foreign Aid After Senate Passage

The cloture vote approved assistance to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan and a measure on TikTok divestment. President Joe Biden indicated he will sign the Senate-passed legislation authorizing $95…

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House Passes Foreign Aid Bills

The legislation totals $95 billion in assistance to Ukraine, Israel, and the Indo-Pacific. The House of Representatives passed bills that will provide assistance to Ukraine, Israel, and Indo-Pacific…

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Preliminary Agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Announced

President Biden says, if finalized, will provide $6.6 billion to build U.S.-based manufacturing facilities This week, President Joe Biden announced a preliminary agreement with the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing…

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U.S., Japan, Australia, and the Philippines Join Forces for Naval Exercises

South China Sea drills address regional security concerns. The U.S., Japan, Australia, and the Philippines are conducting inaugural joint naval exercises called the Maritime Cooperative Activity, featuring anti-submarine…

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U.S. and Chinese Defense Officials Restart Talks on Pacific Incidents 

The meeting in Hawaii signals an attempt to improve communication and ease tensions. U.S. and Chinese defense officials have resumed discussions after nearly a two-year hiatus, focusing on…

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Chair of Select Committee on China Heads Delegation to Taiwan

China says the U.S. needs to be “mindful of the extreme complexity and sensitivity“ of its relationship with Taiwan. U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin headed a delegation…

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U.S. Navy Sails Warship through Taiwan Strait 

China calls the action a provocation.  The United States Navy sailed the USS John Finn, a Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, through the Taiwan Strait this week. It is the…

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President Biden Says U.S. Does Not Support Independent Taiwan

Taiwan’s vice president wins presidential election. Over the weekend, the people of Taiwan voted to give their ruling party a third presidential term, rejecting China’s claims to the…

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U.S. and Chinese Military Officials Meet at the Pentagon 

Discussions included U.S.-China relations and global security.  For the first time in four years, officials of the U.S. and Chinese military met at the Pentagon to resume military-to-military…

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President Addresses APEC Summit in San Francisco

He says the vision is to “harness the dynamism of our economies and tap the entrepreneurial spirit.“ President Joe Biden spoke before the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)…

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