In Brandon J. Weichert’s newest op-ed at American Greatness, he highlights a series of significant intelligence failures regarding China and how these failures, if left unchecked, may lead to China conducting a “Pearl Harbor”-style surprise attack on the US against which the Americans have no reliable defense. Read on for more.
China Launches Anti-Satellite Weapon. What Happens Next?
Brandon J. Weichert to John Batchelor and Gordon G. Chang when asked if China could defeat the US Navy in a conflict over Taiwan by taking down US military satellites in the first 3 hours of any fight, asserted that, “Yes, China can do this right now” and “without the coordinating capability that satellites provide the US military, it would likely be a strategic defeat for the US military.” These are the stakes if we continue to refuse to take space seriously, America.
America Won’t Save Taiwan
Brandon J. Weichert’s popular op-ed at American Greatness has been republished here. “A protracted insurgency is the only way Taiwan can ensure its long-term independence from Chinese irredentism.”
Will Biden Abandon Taiwan?
Brandon J. Weichert in Real Clear World writes that President Joe Biden is getting ready to make a big deal on trade and the environment with China…and he just might offer up Taiwan as the sacrificial lamb.
China Poised to Attack Taiwan
This article appeared on October 21, 2020 in my column at The Washington Times. Taiwan is about to be attacked by China. … More
China Attack Could Be Imminent
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT QUICK POINTS: China conducts series of aggressive SORTIES into Taiwanese airspace since Feb. … More
Facebook Censorship and the Chinese Origins of the Coronavirus
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT Brandon J. Weichert, a geopolitical analyst who runs The Weichert Report and writes … More
A Deal With China Is a Loss for America
In my recent Op-Ed at The American Spectator, I argue that the Trump Administration CANNOT make a deal with China on trade unless Washington wants to cede the technology war with China to Beijing.
As Hong Kong Goes, Taiwan Will Be Next
The Hong Kong protesters are doomed. But, the West cannot ignore their fate or waver in support because President Xi Jinping is using Hong Kong as a testbed for what ultimately yearns to do in Taiwan.
Drawing Lines: Taiwan and North Korea
It’s time to draw-down U.S. forces from South Korea and move them on to Taiwan, only then can the United States build a proper defensive perimeter around China in the Asia-Pacific and only then will Washington be playing to its traditional strengths as a maritime power.