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catsudon's Journal
December 12, 2023

'I am a Zionist,' says Biden at Hanukkah event, promises continued military assistance to Israel

Source: timesofisrael

US President Joe Biden is hosting a White House reception tonight to mark Hanukkah, celebrating the festival of lights as he has continued to denounce rising antisemitism in the US and abroad amid the Israel-Hamas war.

Read more: https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/biden-were-there-no-israel-there-wouldnt-be-a-jew-in-the-world-who-is-safe/

Very proud for my president for stating this.

All his statement means is Israel should exist as a Jewish state. This is as outlandish statement as Saudi Arabia or Iran or Pakistan should exist. Nobody seems to question the right of Muslim/Arab states to exist, yet a Jewish state is controversial.
March 17, 2023

TFG is back on Facebook

if you still have an account, make your feeling known.

February 25, 2023

ABC News: Biden dismisses China's proposed peace plan

Source: ABC News

“If Putin is applauding it, so how could it be any good?” Biden said. “I’m not being facetious. I’m being deadly earnest.”

“I’ve seen nothing in the plan that would indicate that there is something that would be beneficial to anyone other than Russia if the Chinese plan were followed,” he said.

Biden also dismissed the idea that Beijing would negotiate peace for Russia’s full-scale war.

“The idea that China is going to be negotiating the outcome of a war that is a totally unjust war for Ukraine is just not rational,” Biden said.

Read more: https://kyivindependent.com/news-feed/abc-news-biden-dismisses-chinas-proposed-peace-planABC

thank you mr. president, reaching a logical conclusion
February 23, 2023

China Reportedly Negotiating with Russia To Supply Kamikaze Drones

Source: Spiegel International

The U.S. and Germany have warned China not to deliver weapons to Russia. According to information obtained by DER SPIEGEL, however, Beijing and Moscow are said to be negotiating the purchase of 100 strike drones, which could be delivered as soon as April.

According to that information, the Russian military is engaged in negotiations with Chinese drone manufacturer Xi'an Bingo Intelligent Aviation Technology over the mass production of kamikaze drones for Russia. The revelations create a new urgency in the debate over possible Chinese military support for Russia.

Bingo has reportedly agreed to manufacture and test 100 ZT-180 prototype drones before delivering them to the Russian Defense Ministry by April 2023. Military experts believe the ZT-180 is capable of carrying a 35- to 50 kilogram warhead.

Read more: https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/the-war-in-ukraine-china-is-reportedly-negotiating-with-russia-to-supply-kamikaze-drones-a-13909157-4740-4f84-830e-fb3c69bc1dff

the drone technology is actually quite impressive in China , however, it being used as a weapon capable of destruction scares me.
February 20, 2023

Zelensky: If China allies itself with Russia, there will be world war III

Source: News.com.au

Volodymyr Zelensky has warned if China backs Russia over the war in Ukraine they could spark World War 3.

Read more: https://www.news.com.au/world/europe/volodymyr-zelensky-warns-of-ww3-if-china-backs-russias-invasion-of-ukraine/news-story/8f1a82e8b375a6860da3d3ef61b6712e

this could be serious. on one hand i'd love to see China fail in a war. But then, many people will die in this, at the end of the day, not something i'd like to see
February 18, 2023

Harris warns against Chinese support for Russia in Ukraine

Source: reuters

At the Munich Security Conference, Harris said the United States was "troubled that Beijing has deepened its relationship with Moscow since the war began."

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/world/china/harris-says-troubled-that-china-has-deepened-relationship-with-russia-2023-02-18/

China is clever here, Russia have no one else to trust. As soon as the timing is right, Vladivostok could very well return to china's hand after losing it in 1860. a classic chinese tale as old as time, The Battle Between the Clam and the Crane.
February 9, 2023

China weighs in on the war in Ukraine, pushing Europe to stop trying to get Kyiv a 'complete victory

Source: msn

China warned the West against pushing for Ukraine's "complete victory" over Russia.
"We are quite concerned about the possible escalation of this conflict," China's diplomat to the EU said.
The Chinese diplomat said Beijing believes negotiations would be a better route forward.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/china-weighs-in-on-the-war-in-ukraine-pushing-europe-to-stop-trying-to-get-kyiv-a-complete-victory-over-russia/ar-AA17gksJ?ocid=entnewsntp&cvid=be320487cf8c4e4389281af5548cc28c

Awful dictatorship supporting another awful dictatorship, shocker.

China big mad because they know Taiwan would get as much or even more help from the west than Ukraine is getting. The CCP knows it’s on its last leg, I hope the Chinese citizens do Xi like the Italians did Mussolini.
February 9, 2023

U.N. Experts Alarmed by China's Treatment of 1 Million Tibetan Children

Source: https://www.newsweek.com/un-special-rapporteur-chi

Agroup of U.N. experts said Monday they were alarmed by China's years-long policy of "forced assimilation," which has sent nearly 1 million Tibetan minority children to boarding schools for compulsory Han-Chinese education.

The Chinese government aims to acculturate the Tibetan people "culturally, religiously and linguistically" by placing children in a residential school system where they lack "substantive study" of their own language, history and culture, the three rights experts said.

Read more: Newsweek

the genocide of non-han cultures continues in China.

the apologist would downplay this and point to USA for doing the same thing to Native Americans 100 years ago.
February 7, 2023

China Helping Russia's War With Ukraine With Military Aid--Violating Sanctions--Reports Show


China is providing military aid to Russia in violation of U.S.-led sanctions placed by western countries, according to Russian trade data reported by the Wall Street Journal, as tensions build between the U.S. and western countries and China, amid a spy balloon scandal and a canceled Beijing visit by Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

China is the new Axis of evil with Russia. It's a shame that a country with such history and culture has been tainted by the CCP. I hope in my life time, there is a day that the CCP is toppled and replaced with a similar government like that of Taiwan.

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I'm a progressive american, was born in Taiwan. But have been in the states longer than my native country. I'm fluent in English, Chinese, and knows a little of Japanese. Good enough to translate Manga.
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