CPSC Monitor (August 1st –August 10th, 2022)

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China

1.        China reaffirms threat of military force to annex Taiwan
https://apnews.com/article/taiwan-china-beijing-government-and-politics-a766511d7b63ab7c8c887fbe809588e9
2.        N. Korea pledges to fully support China’s resolution on Taiwan, denounces Pelosi’s trip
https://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20220810000631
3.        A US-China War Over Taiwan Isn’t Happening Anytime Soon
https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2022-08-09/a-us-china-war-over-taiwan-isn-t-happening-anytime-soon
4.        China’s exports on the up but outlook is cloudy as global growth cools
https://www.independent.ie/business/world/chinas-exports-on-the-up-but-outlook-is-cloudy-as-global-growth-cools-41895695.html
5.        China-US tensions: how global trade began splitting into two blocs
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4621372
6.        US Charges China’s Largest Telecom Firm For Violating Iran Sanctions
https://www.iranintl.com/en/202208093658
7.        Biden signs industrial policy bill aimed at bolstering competition with China
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/trade/exports/insights/biden-signs-industrial-policy-bill-aimed-at-bolstering-competition-with-china/articleshow/93468617.cms


 Central Asia

1.       Tajikistan, Uzbekistan sign agreement on training military personnel for Tajik national army
https://asiaplustj.info/en/news/tajikistan/security/20220809/tajikistan-uzbekistan-sign-agreement-on-training-military-personnel-for-tajik-national-army
2.       Azerbaijan and Nakhichevan will be connected through the territory of Iran. Azerbaijani media
https://armenpress.am/eng/news/1089968.html
3.       Both Baku and Yerevan Angered by Russian Forces’ Failures in Karabakh
https://jamestown.org/program/both-baku-and-yerevan-angered-by-russian-forces-failures-in-karabakh/
4.       Iran, Kazakhstan stress expansion of bilateral tiesu
https://en.mehrnews.com/news/190046/Iran-Kazakhstan-stress-expansion-of-bilateral-ties

East Asia

1.       South Korea’s THAAD Missile Shield Reconsidered After North Korean Threats
https://www.voanews.com/a/south-korea-s-thaad-missile-shield-reconsidered-after-north-korean-threats/6687971.html
2.       Can Yoon cut Gordian Knot of South Korea-Japan relations?
https://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20220731000167
3.       Chinese Missiles Believed to Have Landed in Japan’s EEZ: Defense Minister
https://www.thedefensepost.com/2022/08/05/chinese-missiles-japan/
4.       Japan, U.K. to Work Together on Sixth Generation Fighter Development
https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a40669920/japan-uk-to-develop-new-fighter/
5.       US Army preps to fire HIMARS during Super Garuda Shield exercise in Indonesia
https://www.stripes.com/branches/army/2022-08-09/army-himars-garuda-shield-indonesia-6935279.html