China carrying out Taiwan invasion ‘dry run’ by cutting internet cables using mysterious ‘dark fleet’ amid war games

April 16, 2023

CHINA has been cutting Taiwan’s internet cables as a "dry run" to terrorise the island ahead of a possible invasion, experts have warned. Recent months have seen an upsurge in Chinese military activity around Taiwan with warplanes and ships simulating sealing it off. Rick Fisher, an expert on China’s military from the International Assessment and Strategy Center, said the cutting internet cables is a key part of any invasion strategy. “It used to be destroying the television tower but these days it would be cutting off the internet cables. “Taiwan could see a couple of internet cables cut and what can it do in response?