During the first week of October, China sent more than 150 aircraft into Taiwan’s air-defense identification zone. Although this area is not treated as territorial airspace, the transgression was still thought of a provocative move on China’s part. It has since been reported that American Green Berets and Marine Raiders have been stationed in the country training their Taiwanese equivalents for at least the last year. Lino Miani, a former Special Forces officer and the President of the Combat Diver Association, explained that the work already completed will serve as huge advantage if conflict were to ever break out.
The Crossroads of Special Operations