Tension in the South China Sea and the Taiwan Strait area has never been higher. Is the Chinese Communist Party making serious preparations for an invasion to Taiwan? What will be the consequence if the West cannot deter CCPs military aggression and expansion? How is it relevant to average Americans? In this episode, retired US Navy Captain James Fanell explained why the current situation in the area is so dangerous, and how it would affect the entire world. He also offers suggestions on how the US and its allies could deter CCP’s military aggression. Captain James Fanell is a former director of intelligence for the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet, with nearly 30 year career as a naval intelligence officer, specializing in Indo-Asia Pacific security affairs.