BREAKING WORLD WAR III NEWS: PENTAGON WARNS OF CHINA’S PLANS FOR DOMINANCE IN TAIWAN AND BEYOND. As part of its buildup, China’s military conducted more ballistic missile tests last year than the rest of the world combined.
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China conducted more ballistic missile tests last year than the rest of the world combined and is on course to possess 1,500 nuclear weapons within the next decade, the Pentagon warns in an assessment of Beijing’s rapidly expanding military posture.
The findingsare detailed in a report for Congress released publicly in unclassified format Tuesday. It outlines China’s broad desires to pursue global dominance but comes as the Chinese Communist Party faces perhapsthe most serious internal challenge to its authority in decades, with audacious demonstrations against President Xi Jinping’s harsh coronavirus lockdowns having included, in some cities, demands for his ouster.
Pentagon officials, in detailing the report, were careful not to draw any links between the protests — which overnight brought a crackdown from police — and China’s military planning. But at the very least, the uprising represents a complication for Xi as he attempts to exert authority over other unwilling subjects in the region, including in Taiwan, where U.S. officials remaindoubtful he can achieve his goal of uncontested dominance.
Manyhave pointed to 2027 — the 100-year anniversary of China’s People’s Liberation Army and a target date Xi has set for modernizing military capabilities — as the point when Taiwan needs to worry about being attacked. Speaking to reporters, Pentagon spokesman Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder struck a more measured tone.
“As the report highlights, we don’t believe an invasion is imminent,” Ryder said.
A senior U.S. defense official, speaking on the condition on anonymity under terms set by the Pentagon, went further, describing as “ambitious” the benchmarks China hoped to achieve by 2027 while intimating that the Defense Department had doubts about Beijing’s ability to reach its goals within that time frame.
“We know what they want to accomplish, which is really to have more credible military capabilities for a Taiwan scenario,” this official said. “In terms of what they’ll actually be able to accomplish by 2027, I think that remains to be seen.”
Instead, the Pentagon thinks China has been trying to establish a “new normal” when it comes to Taiwan, with more missile launches, more naval activity, and more “centerline crossings” over the Taiwan Strait by Chinese military aircraft. Those activities intensified dramatically after the Taiwan visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) this year and have “not gone down to the level that we were accustomed to,” the official said.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has said he is committed to maintaining the “status quo” surrounding Taiwan’s status, warning his Chinese counterpart last week against taking “destabilizing” actions. The United States has taken umbrage at China’s pattern of menacing U.S. vessels and those of U.S. allies navigating the South China Sea, calling the close encounters “unsafe and unprofessional,” and warning they could lead to catastrophic accidents. Austin and others have told their Chinese counterparts that if the measures are designed to prevent Western powers from exercising their rights to freedom of navigation, they won’t work.
The Chinese Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment.