US influence diminishing; China fills the void in Latin America

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • Under Biden, U.S. Pushed Further Back in Latin America
  • “… U.S. influence has been diminishing in the continent.” — Martha Bárcena, former Mexican ambassador to the United States, The New York Times, June 9, 2022.
  • The odds of Biden’s new plan winning over Latin American countries — where China has already massively invested in building roads, railways, harbors, bridges and a host of other infrastructure and communications projects, with no questions asked on the environment, climate or “inclusivity” — are probably low. Even Biden administration officials do not seem to harbor any illusions about the new plan’s ability to change facts on the ground….
  • China also has another advantage: No regard for human rights or democracy. It is more than happy to invest in and trade with authoritarian dictatorships like itself.
  • “The U.S. is losing Latin America to China without putting up a fight, Ecuador’s ambassador to Washington told Axios.”

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DOD pursues high altitude inflatables: Balloons

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • U.S. military’s newest weapon against China and Russia: Hot air
  • The Pentagon is working on a new plan to rise above competition from China and Russia: balloons.
  • The high-altitude inflatables, flying at between 60,000 and 90,000 feet, would be added to the Pentagon’s extensive surveillance network and could eventually be used to track hypersonic weapons.
  • Over the past two years, the Pentagon has spent about $3.8 million on balloon projects, and plans to spend $27.1 million in fiscal year 2023 to continue work on multiple efforts, according to budget documents.
  • DOD would not disclose details about the effort because it is classified.

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Beijing on High Alert as US sends plane through Taiwan Strait

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • China Pushes US Back on Maritime Freedom in Taiwan Strait, Says Washington Endangers Peace
  • China has accused the US of ‘disrupting and endangering peace and stability’ of the Taiwan Strait on purpose by referring to a recent fly-through conducted by an American maritime plane over the region.
  • In an official statement by the People’s Liberation Army, stated that the Chinese military was on high alert.
  • In the light of the same, the Americans have started deploying their warships through the Strait, for two reasons. The first is to maintain their stance of recognizing the waterway as international waters and second to conduct drills as part of freedom of navigation exercises. This has infuriated the Chinese to no end.

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Japan reports Russian and Chinese warships sailing near island

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • Russia and China Send Warships Around Japan as Tension Simmers
  • Japan’s Defense Ministry said as many as eight Russian and Chinese warships sailed into seas near Japan this week. While the Russian vessels were sailing through the Tsushima Strait, which separates Japan and South Korea, the Chinese warships were spotted near the Izu Islands, which are some 500 kilometers (310.6 miles) south of Tokyo.
  • In another provocative gesture, the Chinese and Russian air forces carried out joint air patrols at a time when Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was hosting a summit of the leaders of the US, Australia and India. The air patrols were carried out over the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea and the western Pacific Ocean.

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29 Chinese aircraft enter Taiwan defense identification zone after U.S. assertion of international waters through Taiwan Strait

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • China Sends Warplanes Near Taiwan After US Rejects Strait Claims
  • China sent its third-largest sortie of warplanes toward Taiwan this year, after the US rejected Chinese claims over the Taiwan Strait and reports of arms sales talks with Taipei in Washington.
  • Twenty-nine Chinese aircraft, including six H-6 bombers and an electronic intelligence gathering plane, entered Taiwan’s southwestern air defense identification zone
  • The latest flights follow reports the Biden administration has decided to reject a vague new assertion by China that the Taiwan Strait is not “international waters”

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China’s NAVY launches high-tech aircraft extending its capabilities in to the deep blue

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • China launches high-tech aircraft carrier in naval milestone
  • Beijing launched a new-generation aircraft carrier Friday, the first such ship to be both designed and built in China, in a milestone as it seeks to extend the range and power of its navy.
  • Equipped with the latest weaponry and aircraft-launch technology, the Type 003 ship’s capabilities are thought to rival those of Western carriers, as Beijing seeks to turn its navy, already the world’s largest, into a multi-carrier force.
  • In recent years, China has expanded its presence into the Indian Ocean, the Western Pacific and beyond, setting up its first overseas base over the last decade in the African Horn nation of Djibouti, where the U.S., Japan and others also maintain a military presence.
  • It also recently signed a security agreement with the Solomon Islands that many fear could give it an outpost in the South Pacific, and is working with Cambodia on expanding a port facility there that could give it a presence in the Gulf of Thailand.

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Taiwan patience grows thin as it warns China of Missile that can strike strategic targets

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • Taiwan Official Warns Supersonic Cruise Missile Can Strike Beijing
  • As China’s hostility intensifies, a top Taiwanese official warns that the Yun Feng supersonic cruise missile can reach out and touch Beijing.
  • You Si Kun, President of Taiwan’s Legislative Assembly, or Yuan, gave a speech on Taiwan Overseas Network where he declared that the country’s domestically produced Yun Feng supersonic cruise missile is capable of reaching Beijing.
  • The message follows ominous warnings made by Chinese military officials directly to their U.S. counterparts to avoid the Taiwan Strait, claiming it is not international waters.
  • However, the United States, along with the vast majority of the international community, does not accept China’s claims in this regard.
  • A report from Taiwan News. “The weapon is believed to be able to attack strategic targets including airports, harbors, and command bases located in central China.”

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China is now building a naval base in Cambodia

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • The Chinese Navy’s Great Leap Forward
  • A base in Cambodia is the latest sign of Beijing’s global military ambition.
  • A new secret Chinese military base in Cambodia ought to wake up America’s political class—including the U.S. Navy brass—to what is fast becoming a global Chinese challenge.
  • Beijing has a long history of lying about its military intentions. Recall Chinese President Xi Jinping’s promise that he wouldn’t militarize the artificial islands in the South China Sea it developed during Barack Obama’s Presidency. The islands are now home to an array of advanced Chinese military equipment.
  • Earlier this year China and the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific signed a security pact.
  • Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi recently took an eight-country tour through the South Pacific to drum up support for a security and development agreement.
  • China wants a global network of bases that would make it easier to project power. The PLA already has a base in the East African nation of Djibouti.
  • Stephen Townsend, head of U.S. Africa Command, told Congress in March that Beijing also wants a base in West Africa on the Atlantic Ocean.

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China was elected to the World Health Organization’s (W.H.O.) executive board

Luke 21:11 There will be great earthquakes, famines and pestilences in various places, and fearful events and great signs from heaven.

Important Takeaways:

  • China was elected to the World Health Organization’s (W.H.O.) executive board on Friday, despite the fact that Bei Jing provided false information to the W.H.O. during the Covid outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China.
  • Dr. Li Wenliang was brutally silenced by the China when he attempted to caution other colleagues about a SARS-like respiratory virus rapidly spreading through Wuhan. He died in February 2020 allegedly from Covid
  • In 2019, then US secretary of State Pompeo was said to have cautioned Israel that allowing China more control over Israeli infrastructure could reduce U.S. intelligence-sharing

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Knives out in China for person who leaked vital information on invasion of Taiwan

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • Explosive audio leak details China’s plan to invade Taiwan
  • Experts say that the audio clip posted on the YouTube channel of Lude media appears authentic
  • First time since the formation of the People’s Republic of China in 1949
  • The leak has surfaced when the CPC is apparently experiencing a bitter power struggle ahead of the 20th party congress later this year, which will deliver a new leadership
  • The meeting revealed vital industries that would play central roles in the execution of the war. These Include companies in drone manufacturing, production of boats telecommunications and satellite services
  • Plans include 140,000 soldiers and 953 ships
  • The contents of the audio clearly point to pre-war preparations. Those in the meeting include Guangdong’s party secretary, deputy secretary, governor and vice governor. As well as military personnel Major General of PLA, Commander of Guangdong military region and more were in attendance
  • Three tasks were the focus. 1) Establishing a national defense mobilization command 2) Implementation of a war time work mechanism 3) War Time supervision preparation
  • It mentions smashing Taiwan independence forces and not hesitating to start a war, resolutely defending national and territorial integrity

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