MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The threat of nuclear terrorism is growing in the world, which means particular attention must be paid to terrorists returning to their homelands from abroad, Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan said Wednesday.
Sunday’s “Beware a Wounded Dragon” post prompted the need for a 2011 article written by geopolitical expert, JR Nyquist. This is one you won’t want to skip over.
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If the world has invested in the wrong things, and China is one of those things, then the bursting of the China bubble may be the greatest catastrophe of all. China’s financial system is a mess, and a major crisis cannot be far off. With the U.S. economy dipping lower and Europe facing its own financial nightmare, China cannot postpone its own day of reckoning. So what will China’s leaders do? What plans have they made?
To give readers some idea of the problem, a recent WikiLeak revealed that the U.S. had advanced knowledge of a secret Chinese missile test last year. In response to this revelation, Chinese Gen. Xu Guangyu told the South China Morning Post that American officials possessed enough advanced detail to suggest the presence of a sensitively placed U.S. spy in China’s rocket forces. According to the South China Morning Post, Gen. Xu said that “if China could no longer keep secret its missile launches, it would not be able to launch a surprise attack on the U.S.”
But why would China want to launch a surprise attack on the U.S.?
“Our military battle preparation appears to aim at Taiwan, but in fact is aimed at the United States, and the preparation is far beyond the scope of attacking aircraft carriers or satellites.” – Chinese Defense Minister Chi Haotian, December 2005.
Tacoma, Washington – Chinese military operated on US soil for the first time in American history, marking an unprecedented provocation by the Obama administration and angering national security skeptics. Continue reading
From the state-run (KGB/FSB) propaganda outlet, Ria Novosti:
BISHKEK, June 26 (RIA Novosti) – Beijing is committed to boosting its defense collaboration with member states of a post-Soviet security group that includes Russia, China’s defense minister said Wednesday.
Joint military exercises as part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which also includes Kyrgyzstan and neighboring Central Asian states, are a “real necessity” for ensuring regional peace and stability and “enhancing political and strategic confidence,” Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan said on an official visit to Bishkek. Continue reading
Defense minister Arturo Puricelli says cooperation agreements that he signed with Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie will strengthen ties between the Asian giant and Argentina.
He calls China an economic, political and military partner and says the two countries’ strategic positions in terms of international security are almost entirely consistent.
Argentina’s defense ministry says in a Wednesday statement that Puricelli also has visited Chinese defense contractors, viewing helicopters at one and guided weapon systems and anti-aircraft artillery at another.
Full article: Argentina signs deals with China’s military (Associated Press)