Days after a four-star common within the Air Drive predicted the US could possibly be at warfare with China in two years, the chairman of the Home Overseas Affairs Committee mentioned Sunday he agreed with that evaluation.
“I hope he’s fallacious as properly however I feel he’s proper although, sadly,” Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) mentioned throughout an interview on “Fox Information Sunday.”
On Friday, Gen. Michael A. Minihan despatched a memo to officers he instructions warning a few struggle with China. “I hope I’m fallacious. My intestine tells me we are going to struggle in 2025,” he wrote within the memo, which was dated Feb. 1 however has already been distributed to his subordinates.
McCaul mentioned Sunday that China is trying to take management of Taiwan, whose independence it doesn’t acknowledge. First, China will attempt to affect the elections in Taiwan subsequent 12 months, McCaul mentioned. If that affect effort fails, McCaul mentioned, “they’ll take a look at a army invasion, in my judgment. And now we have to be ready for this.”
McCaul contended that Biden was projecting weak spot and that “the chances are very excessive we are able to see a battle with China and Taiwan within the Indo-Pacific.”