China Will Attack U.S. Soil if Tensions Boil Over: Army Secretary


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U.S. soil could be at risk of an attack from Beijing if tensions between the two countries boiled over, according to Army Secretary Christine Wormuth. Speaking on a panel at the American Enterprise Institute on Monday, Wormuth said that if the U.S. entered a "major war" with China, "the United States homeland would be at risk as well, with both kinetic attacks and non-kinetic attacks—whether it's cyberattacks on the power grid or on pipelines." Amid escalating tensions between China and Taiwan, the Army's top official discussed the U.S. strategy to deter Beijing from attacking the self-governed island, which China claims...