Category: Guam

US Indo–Pacific Chief Sees Largest Military Buildup in Chinese Army’s History

China’s army is undergoing the largest buildup in the Chinese regime’s history since World War II, according to Adm. John Aquilino, commander of the U.S. Indo–Pacific Command. Aquilino made the comment in a conversation hosted by the research institute the Foundation for Defense of Democracies on June 24 (pdf). The buildup encompasses all army domains and capabilities,…


Satellite Imagery Shows Construction of US Military Facility in Pacific

Satellite imagery revealed that the United States is constructing a new military facility in the Pacific, possibly preparing an alternative landing site for its airforce should the military bases on Guam become inoperable. Land-clearing activity has been spotted at Tinian International Airport in the Northern Mariana Islands, based on satellite images obtained by The War…


The Lessons Taiwan Can Learn From Ukraine—With John Mills

The Chinese Communist Party seeks to destroy the United States—from economics to the military—all while their eyes are on Taiwan and beyond. Taiwan is on the front line of freedom. If Taiwan falls, the next island chain is American territory like Guam. I speak with John Mills—former director of cybersecurity policy, strategy, and international affairs…


China Seeks to ‘Project Power’, Would Target Guam in Conflict: Experts

China’s communist regime seeks to eject the United States from the Indo-Pacific and project power beyond its borders, according to experts, who said that the U.S. territory of Guam would be central to any Sino-American conflict. “China’s goals in the Indo-Pacific are no secret,” said Patty-Jane Geller, a policy analyst at The Heritage Foundation. “We…


The China Challenge in the Pacific Ocean—With Paul Giarra | China Insider With David Zhang

What are the elements stopping the Chinese military from advancing in the Pacific Ocean? And are Western nations doing enough to stop the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)? These questions trouble military and geopolitical experts every day. Perhaps the even bigger question is, what do we stand to lose? I speak with Commander Paul Giarra, president…


Earthquake of Magnitude 6.2 Strikes Merizo Village, Guam: USGS

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Merizo Village, Guam, on Monday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake was at a depth of 178 km (111 miles), USGS said. The U.S. Tsunami Warning System said there was no tsunami warning after the earthquake.


Australia, Japan, US Prepare for Cope North 22 Air Force Drills

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and the United States Air Force (USAF) will come together with Japan’s air self-defence force for Cope North 2022 military exercises in Guam in February. The trilateral drills are set to run from Feb. 2 to 18 and will focus on enhancing interoperability between the RAAF, the USAF, and Japan’s Koku-Jieitai…