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