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DECEMBER 2021

China Could Invade Taiwan In 6 Years, Challenge U.S. Hegemony In 30: U.S Admiral

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China Could Invade Taiwan In 6 Years, Challenge U.S. Hegemony In 30: U.S Admiral

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China could potentially “invade” Taiwan in the next 6 years, Washington’s top military officer in Asia-Pacific, Admiral Philip Davidson claimed.

Officially, Taiwan is still a part of China, so it is questionable how a country can invade its own territory, but regardless, the claims stand.

Democratic and self-ruled Taiwan lives under constant threat of invasion by China, Davidson claims.

“I worry that they’re [China] accelerating their ambitions to supplant the United States and our leadership role in the rules-based international order… by 2050,” he said.

“Taiwan is clearly one of their ambitions before that. And I think the threat is manifest during this decade, in fact, in the next six years,” he told a US Senate armed services committee hearing.

As such, he is not specifically worried about Taiwan, but that the United States’ position as global hegemon could be undermined in the next 30 years.

Davidson said the expansion of China’s military assets in the region risked creating an “unfavourable” situation for the US, reducing the level of deterrence.

“We are accumulating risk that may embolden China to unilaterally change the status quo before our forces may be able to deliver an effective response,” he said.

“I cannot for the life of me understand some of the capabilities that they’re putting in the field, unless … it is an aggressive posture.”

Washington switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China in 1979, but remains the island’s most important unofficial ally and military backer.

Since then, it has supported Taiwan in various degrees. For decades the US has maintained a deterrence policy of strategic ambiguity, refusing to say if it would come to Taiwan’s aid militarily in the event of an invasion.

In his appearance at the Senate hearing, Davidson suggested that should be reassessed.

US President Joe Biden and his administration haven’t signaled that anything would change, but it plans to heavily oppose China’s growth.

China also has made expansive territorial claims in the resource-rich South China Sea and even threatens the American island of Guam, Davidson said.

“Guam is a target today,” he warned, recalling that the Chinese military released a video simulating an attack on an island base strongly resembling US facilities in Diego Garcia and Guam.

He called on lawmakers to approve the installation on Guam of an Aegis Ashore anti-missile battery, capable of intercepting the most powerful Chinese missiles in flight.

Guam “needs to be defended and it needs to be prepared for the threats that will come in the future,” Davidson said.

The Aegis Ashore could easily be repurposed to launch nuclear-capable Tomahawk missiles.

In addition to other Aegis missile defence systems destined for Australia and Japan, Davidson called on lawmakers to budget for more long-range weaponry “to let China know that the costs of what they seek to do are too high.”

“A wider base of long-range precision fires, which are enabled by all our terrestrial forces – not just sea and air but by land forces as well – is critically important to stabilise what is becoming a more unstable environment in the western Pacific,” Davidson said.

While the Pentagon has said it was in favour of placing such missiles in the region, allies in Asia have so far appeared to be opposed to the idea of hosting them. Understandably so.

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HiaNd

“CHALLENGE U.S. HEGEMONY IN 30 YEARS”
What??!!?
Send that clown back to school !!!
Even better send him to have his brains examined !

SnowCatzor

Yeah I’d say China is already a match for them in East Asia.

HiaNd

and With Russia protecting Chinese back, they are match for US+”allays” everywhere.

Arch Bungle

More than a match. China’s economy is based on the manufacture of real things while the US econony is entirely based on skimming fees off financial services.

The US economy exists by faith alone, it is a grand collective illusion we’re all too scared to let go off.

Arch Bungle

The US Empire is crumbling under the weight of it’s own paranoia and fear.

verner

and the burden of 30000 billion bucks in national debt which they can manage (just) at interest at 0% but anything in excess of say 2% will mean renegotiated rates and moratorium. and then you have the 618275 billion bucks in derivatives and that is a hairy thing if the insufferable fools encounter a recession and they will and yep ruination unless the jews will bail them out.

Arch Bungle

The jews won’t bail them out.

The jews created this mess.

The Fed is run by jews from goldman sachs.

Every meaningful financial decision the US ever made was made by jews.

The next holocaust is going to happen in the USA when the whole corrupt ponzi scheme comes tumbling down and everyone realises how they’ve been screwed.

Exactly as it happened in Nazi Germany …

Ivan Freely

Except there will be no one to stop the coming slaughter.

Arch Bungle

Exactly.

They will receive the same amount of compassion and help that was given to Gazans during operation Cast Lead.

Simon Ndiritu

The US in the next 30 years could be as relevant/influential as France is today. There is a good percentage of being nonexistent in its current form.

verner

stupid to wait 6 years, now is the better option and the dumbed down clowns from the disunited states of insufferable fools can’t domuch about it, skint as they are. and I bet most neighbouring countries wouldn’t object to such a development, except old nippon, skint as well.

Potato Man

HK and Taiwan just need to be under one flag as China, that’s what China care about and wants mainly.
China didn’t had to wait for 50 years for HK….NOR DID British thought the Chinese would. But China didn’t take over HK…and now the West trying to break HK off China again.
It is clear if Taiwan join back with mainland, they can make a deal with China – I would say China wouldn’t care if they had their own military and government but they can’t suck off Zion-yankees against China.

In no fuking world can HK or Taiwan win against China….and China don’t want that, but West would LOVE that.

verner

no HK came about when Beijing saw how the insufferable fools and uk managed to twist the heads
of a few easily manipulated idiots in taiwan and decided to stop the same thing from happening in Hong Kong. In good time it seems. Taiwan will have to wait but rest assured that Beijing has its plans ready for how to put Taiwan back in the fold, now that HK is dealt with.

Proud Hindu

China stronk 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣😳😳😳😳🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

johnny rotten

Same story with the economic primacy, with the purchasing power parity indicator, the yardstick that the IMF and even the CIA believe to be the most realistic, China is the first world economy since 2014, it is simply a failure to acceptance of reality, a psychic flaw that the media has also invaded the upper echelons of the army, when they clash with the harsh reality it will be too painful for them.

Raptar Driver

China could have done this for a long time.
The US could do nothing about it other than use nukes.
But china is part of the world system and doesn’t want to stir the pot.

Tommy Jensen

Not in our name. China will not succeed to conquer Taiwan as long as I and freedom loving Americans live.

rulla

“…the United States’ position as global hegemony could be undermined in the next 30 years.”
In 30 years, the US itself will no longer exist, it will disintegrate into several alliances of former member states, even in the most optimistic cases.

JIMI JAMES

Another nazi buffoon,freedom what freedom?

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