By Chen Yun-yu and Joseph Yeh8
Several local and international media outlets have reported that Rear Admiral Michael Studeman, director of Intelligence of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, arrived at Taipei Songshan Airport on a special charter flight on Sunday night.
The charter, serial number 375, departed from the same airport around 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, according to photographs taken by local media.
If the reports are true, Studeman would be one of the highest ranking U.S. military officials to visit Taiwan in recent years. [FULL STORY]