Skip to comments.Chinese paper tags Australia as ‘target for a nuclear strike’
Posted on 09/17/2021 5:16:43 PM PDT by American Number 181269513
A newspaper run by the Chinese Communist Party says that Australia is now “a potential target for a nuclear strike” after launching the AUKUS pact with the US and UK to build nuclear-powered submarines.
The Global Times, which is controlled by the party, issued the warning as the trilateral security deal — set up to counter China — caused outrage in France, which was not invited to participate, and unease in New Zealand, which opposes nuclear energy.
The propaganda outlet published an article titled, “Nuke sub deal could make Australia potential nuclear war target.”
The article said: “Chinese military experts warned that [AUKUS] will potentially make Australia a target of a nuclear strike if a nuclear war breaks out even when Washington said it won’t arm Canberra with nuclear weapons, because it’s easy for the US to equip Australia with nuclear weapons and submarine-launched ballistic missiles when Australia has the submarines.”
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian — notorious for falsely suggesting that the US military released COVID-19 in Wuhan, China — said AUKUS “seriously damages regional peace and stability, intensifies the arms race, and undermines the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.”
Zhao said, “China will pay close attention to the development of the AUKUS deal. Relevant countries should abandon their Cold War and zero-sum game mentality; otherwise, they will lift a rock that drops on their own feet.”
The AUKUS initiative received unexpectedly strong reaction this week from France, which owns island territories in the Pacific and Indian oceans. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told France Info radio, “It is really a stab in the back.”
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Why would China target Australia? Australia is pretty much as communist as China is now.
Let me guess? Joe and Hunter agreed?
We may be soon finding out why they want gays, women, and transvestites as part of the draft.
Isn’t China putting warships near Hawaii too...
I think the Chinese are planning to colonize Australia, and it doesn’t matter to them how “Communist” the Australians are among themselves.
A nuclear strike on Australia would surely cause a full blown nuclear retaliatory attack on China. Wouldn’t it?
Chinasure knows how to make friends and engender good feelings.
Russia leveling China with 200 nukes will shut up the weenie ChiComms for 500 years. Or sending a platoon of Indian Gurkhas against the weenie Chicomm paper tiger military will accomplish about the same thing.
If the next war goes nuclear some of us won’t live 90 minutes.
They’ve simply switched to nuclear power to propel themselves through the water. The only enhanced capability would be time on station and perhaps an increase in payload.
On a side note, Gen. Milley assured China that their first strike secret is safe with him.
Dont look at the bright light, if you hear a loud BOOM
Where I’m at the light will get here first.
Imagine if President Trump had said this about China.
The USA need not worry. Biden would never nuke his cash-cow.
We are the France now. Surrender monkeys.
More land to settle, colonize and conquer.
They’ll use another form of flu to kill off the vast majority of roos who took the jabs before they nuke them however.
It’d be such a waste to do it that way.
“A nuclear strike on Australia would surely cause a full blown nuclear retaliatory attack on China. Wouldn’t it?”
Not a chance
So either the Chicoms will control densely-populated areas or a huge desert interior full of wild, poisonous animals.
You’d be surprised what a resourceful group of people could do with “uninhabitable land”.
Eskimos live on ice sheets and many millions live in desert areas.
Even early American explorers called the Great Plans a “wasteland”.
There’s just no comparison. Number #1, Australians never had the frontiersman drive like we had, they were founded as a penal colony. Number #2, the interior is pure desert. It is the equivalent of trying to farm in Death Valley. And #3, they’re pretty much screwed because they surrendered their guns and are now under COVID lockdowns.
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