US Watching ‘Very Closely’ for Signs of Chinese Attack on Taiwan

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“There’s no indications or warnings of anything imminent at this time,” General Mark Milley, the chair of the US joint chiefs of staff, said, adding, “But again, we watch it very, very closely”, The Independent reported

He said that a decision to attack by Beijing would be a “political” and policy choice, and based on China’s view of the “cost risk-benefit at the time”, as he acknowledged the repeated threats made by President Xi Jinping to reclaim the island by force if necessary.

Last week, Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss issued a warning to China at the G7 summit in Madrid, saying that any attempt to invade Taiwan would be a “catastrophic miscalculation”.





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