Chinese attack on Taiwan not ‘imminent’ and predicting it unhelpful to Pentagon readiness: US general

Posted on AllSides February 13th, 2023
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A senior US Air Force official on Monday said a military attack on Taiwan by mainland China was not “imminent” and that predictions about such a scenario playing out were a distraction to the Pentagon’s efforts to be prepared for conflict in the region.

Asked whether he agreed with recent predictions of a military flare-up in the Taiwan Strait, General Charles Brown, the Air Force’s chief of staff, replied: “I don’t see that conflict is imminent or inevitable.”

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