Quad Countries Worry About Situation in Ukraine

The leaders of the so-called Quad, the US, India, Japan and Australia, expressed concern about the situation in Ukraine during the Tokyo summit, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Tuesday.   “The four leaders had a frank discussion about the impact of the situation in Ukraine on the Indo-Pacific […]

Taiwan is Not Directly Part of US Economic Bloc Asia

Taiwan has not been part of the US Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) initiative from the start. US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said.   The economic bloc must counterbalance China and the intended members including Japan and Australia in addition to the United States. Taiwan’s participation is sensitive […]

US Wants to Increase Pressure on Russia During G7 Summit

The United States has imposed additional economic sanctions on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. This mainly concerns measures against the most prominent Russian producer of computer chips.   In total, the US Treasury Department announced new sanctions against 21 entities and 13 individuals. “We will hit Putin’s war machine […]