By: Tom O'Connor
Aircraft of the People's Liberation Army continued to enter Taiwan's declared air defense identification throughout the weekend, even as the self-ruling island celebrated "National Day"—an occasion commemorating the end of the Qing Dynasty and the establishment of the Republic of China, which Taiwan officially calls itself.
But as the rival People's Republic of China made its presence known, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen delivered a military message as well.
"As commander-in-chief," Tsai said, "I always have the future of our military and our military of the future in my heart." [FULL STORY]