Taiwan tensions: Chinese jets encircle Taiwan to 'send message'

by News Update

Security expert Justin Crump explains the latest on tensions in the South China Sea, which have ramped up between China and Taiwan since the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

China is practising live-fire drills, essentially war simulations, around Taiwan and has even been firing missiles over the island to simulate hitting US carrier groups in the Pacific.

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30 comments

Sau Mo August 6, 2022 - 9:23 PM

Military donations to Taiwan. That is all the west would do for this democratic island country should they be attacked by china . This is weak and pathetic move. This is how they dealing with Mr Putin who has firm grip on ukraine

Freddie Fredericks August 6, 2022 - 9:24 PM

China make US reposition sat intel away from Ukraine while Russia redeploys its army.

ALAN HINDMARCH August 6, 2022 - 9:24 PM

China, Russia, who next?

hksolo August 6, 2022 - 9:25 PM

Cuba tensions: USA warships encircle Cuba to "send message"

hksolo August 6, 2022 - 9:26 PM

why sky doesnt do ukraine daily war reports? the local ukrainians dont want to share info with sky because sky didnt give them credits ?

NO SWEAT! August 6, 2022 - 9:27 PM

SLY NEWS WESTERN REGIME PROPAGANDA MACHINE

DarkHelixia August 6, 2022 - 9:28 PM

The message was 'Free prawn cracker with every meal!'

Johnis Borson August 6, 2022 - 9:28 PM

P R O P A G A N D A

GXH-END OF WORLD August 6, 2022 - 9:29 PM

WW3 WW3!!!!

Hai Domo August 6, 2022 - 9:31 PM

Two missiles flew over Taipei and air raid siren never gone off as if they're sleeping.

Acam Montezuma August 6, 2022 - 9:31 PM

SLAVA RUSSIA 🇷🇺 SLAVA CHINA 🇨🇳

King 🤴 August 6, 2022 - 9:31 PM

How can USA flight with China USA only big mouth tomorrow run 🏃‍♂️ way left Taiwan same Afghanistan and Libya and Iraq and Syria

ROB THE WIZ August 6, 2022 - 9:31 PM
Arthur Drake August 6, 2022 - 9:32 PM

To my colleagues in Japan and Australia. Watch your six.

RFish August 6, 2022 - 9:36 PM

Why is China wanting to invade itself ?? If Taiwan is china’s haha

Winston B August 6, 2022 - 9:36 PM

OBAMA IS THE BIGGEST CRIME ; FAKE VOTE TO GIVE GOP SHAME

Richard Sanders August 6, 2022 - 9:37 PM

US-NATO-puppies have lost Ukraine..! Sly News has binned it's Big Board with advancing Red Lines.
New Taiwan Big Board..😂🤣😂🇷🇺👍

Zula Lulua August 6, 2022 - 9:37 PM

Chinas exercises on its territory is provocative , while pelosis visit which encourages separatist in taiwan is not :) what a logic.

MrAce711 August 6, 2022 - 9:40 PM

There’s no other country that Cam have multiple wars And each part of the world and still be successful to making sure the status quo don’t change the instability of this China is provoking King Kong call them self the dragon we call ourselves King Kong because America is the king of this world

Made In China August 6, 2022 - 9:42 PM

Taiwan is part of China

MrAce711 August 6, 2022 - 9:44 PM

The Chinese said try should try to circulate or claims of drill around America see how far they go no matter how much powerful weapons the Chinese have they know they cannot be a superpower they cannot be the United States of America they should worry about themselves stop getting brainwashed stop believing the lies there’s no way that America is a threat to any country let alone fight them Chinese

Greg Chambers August 6, 2022 - 9:44 PM

Bullies will always try to control other people's behaviors because they won't attempt to control their own emotions, until they're kicked in the nuts and dropped to their knees. The commy party uses the population for their own personal benefits, with parasitic behaviors, oligarchy, making their relatives billionaires, kind of like our corrupt governments who take bribes from billionaires, for personal gain. Insider trading is only one example.

Z5 10000 August 6, 2022 - 9:45 PM

US going to focus on China now . Zelensky days are numbered

Wally Sparks August 6, 2022 - 9:45 PM

If China is serious about overtaking Taiwan, it should overtake the Taiwan's tiny inlands that's within 2 miles of its mainland territory!

Sam Kartashian August 6, 2022 - 9:46 PM

If USA UK Australia and Canada get involved china will lose embarrassment and their is no question about that

Bar tel August 6, 2022 - 9:46 PM

Taiwan = The world’s semiconductor chips supplier.

China = The world’s supplier of schedule and non-schedule, unregulated precursor chemicals for the production of methamphetamine and fentanyl.

Parallel Comparison August 6, 2022 - 9:47 PM

Fanboys here have no clue of how extremely difficult it is to invade an fortified island country. Crossing the sea transporting heavy armored vehicles and millions of troops while anti ship missiles firing your direction, the beach being bombarded while trying to land, maintaining the supply line across the strait. And if the war doesn't end within a year typhoon season. Taiwan could call up 1.6 million troops. 1:3 rule states that an invasion force will need 4.8 million troops to be successful, this is not even considering an amphibious type invasion. Does China even have enough transportation ships? How many times do they have to go back and forth while being bombarded at the beach?

The last time China tried invading another nation(Vietnam) at their border without a sea to cross cost them 7000 troop losses in a single month. What more trying to cross the Taiwan Strait? Logistic nightmare

Suzy Rottencrotch August 6, 2022 - 9:47 PM

Great work Nancy, hopefully they start helping Russia in Ukraine

franco luis sotomayor August 6, 2022 - 9:48 PM

Scary

Paul butler August 6, 2022 - 9:48 PM

Just a screen chinas putting up for Russia should be looking at what putins planing