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by DEFCONWarningSystem
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: China plans to take Taiwan by 2025, Okinawa by 2045: according Fmr Japan Air Force Commander
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Re: China plans to take Taiwan by 2025, Okinawa by 2045: according Fmr Japan Air Force Commander

Orita declares dramatically that Chinese seizure of the Scarborough shoal will be “game over” for Japan, and U.S. power in the region. This is because once absolute control over Taiwan and the sea lanes of the Indo-Pacific have been established, Beijing will be able to project power, including the ...
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: China Activity General
Replies: 19
Views: 1987

Re: China Activity General

A senior Chinese military official warned the US Navy on Tuesday against any "interference" in support of Taiwan's independence saying that Beijing would defend its claim to the island "at any cost". General Li Zuocheng, a member of the Central Military Commission made the remarks during a meeting ...
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Syria winter 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 842

Re: Syria winter 2019

I read something earlier that there was activity in the area, but that was four hours ago.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:33 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Xi orders PLA to step up war-preparation efforts
Replies: 9
Views: 743

Re: Xi orders PLA to step up war-preparation efforts

Official estimates/declarations of China's nuclear inventory underestimate how many they have.

Sure, they can't wipe out the US, but they can do a lot more damage than people think.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Xi orders PLA to step up war-preparation efforts
Replies: 9
Views: 743

Re: Xi orders PLA to step up war-preparation efforts

RiffRaff wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:33 pm
China has a long-standing policy of no-first-use of its nuclear weapons
Never believe anyone when they say they have a No First Use policy.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Netanyahu To Make "Dramatic" Announcement
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Netanyahu To Make "Dramatic" Announcement

So what do you think about all this stuff against Netanyahu? Any truth behind it? Or a smear campaign by the opposition?
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Netanyahu To Make "Dramatic" Announcement
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Re: Netanyahu To Make "Dramatic" Announcement

I wonder if it has something to do with Iran/Syria.
by DEFCONWarningSystem
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Xi orders PLA to step up war-preparation efforts
Replies: 9
Views: 743

Re: Xi orders PLA to step up war-preparation efforts

Is there any chance Xi will order an all-out armed invasion of Taiwan by PLA troops? That would be very destabilizing, and China doesn't like to rock the boat. All they are doing is bluster. As long as Taiwan doesn't do anything provocative like declare independence, China is unlikely to do anythin...