Skousen: Rise of Chinese Military Nationalism — “World-Class Status” by 2027

World Affairs Brief, October 21, 2022 Commentary and Insights on a Troubled World.

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News Wars citing reports that China’s dictator for life, Xi Jingping vows to elevate the Chinese military to “World-Class Status” by 2027—right in the middle of my WWIII prediction window when I believe China will be ready to join Russia in a pre-emptive nuclear strike on the West.

President Xi Jinping promised that the Chinese military will be brought to “world-class standards” by 2027, when it marks its centenary. He made the claim in his opening speech at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party on Sunday.

China currently has the largest military in the world in terms of manpower, with more than 2 million active soldiers, sailors, and airmen. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute also ranked the country as the world’s second-biggest seller of arms, after the US, in its research for the year 2020.

US Admiral Gilday warned that China is moving up its timeline to take Taiwan, as the Daily Mail reports.

China could invade Taiwan as early as this year, US Naval Chief Admiral Gilday warns as Xi Jinping solidifies his grip on Beijing and the Communist Party.“It’s not just what Jinping says, it’s how the Chinese behave and what they do,” Gilday said at an event held by the [globalist] Atlantic Council Wednesday. “’What we’ve seen over the past 20 years is that they have delivered on every promise they’ve made earlier than they said they were going to deliver on it”  

And according to Fox News,

Sec. of State Antony Blinken backed up such predictions earlier this week when he said China is speeding up its timeline to take back Taiwan