Top U.S. General: China Lacks Military Capability to Take Taiwan


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News Snapshot: CHINA LACKS ‘ACTUAL NO-KIDDING CAPABILITY’: Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley told Congress yesterday that while China’s long-term goal remains to unite Taiwan with the mainland eventually, the Chinese military is not yet capable of mounting a successful invasion to subdue the island. “I think China has a ways to go to develop the actual no-kidding capability to conduct military operations to seize through military means the entire island of Taiwan, if they wanted to do that,” Milley said in testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Milley also said the current U.S. intelligence assessment is that Beijing is...