Citing ‘The Thucydides Trap’, China’s Top General Calls For Increased Military Spending To Prepare For War Against The U.S.

China's top general Xu Qilian has called for increased military spending to prepare for a war with the United States
Daily Mail: China's top general calls for increased military spending to prepare for 'Thucydides trap' that will force a war with US
* General Xu Qilian said the world's biggest military needs modernizing for war * The Thucydides Trap refers to the likelihood of war between two global powers * Relations are tense between the US and China after Donald Trump and Covid-19
China's top general has called for increased military spending to prepare for a war with the United States.
General Xu Qilian, who is second in command of the country's armed forces after President Xi, said China needs to ready itself for the 'Thucydides Trap'.
The term refers to the inevitability of war when a new global power displaces an existing one.
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Update: China Generals Urge More Spending for U.S. Conflict 'Trap' (Bloomberg)
WNU Editor: General Xu Qilian is saying the same thing that President Xi has been saying these past few years …. Xi tells China’s military ‘be prepared to respond’ in unstable times (SCMP).Original Article

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