Skip to comments.Taiwan Thanks Australia
Posted on 11/30/2021 3:34:58 PM PST by Aussiebabe
Taiwan has offered a message of thanks to Australia in the wake of Peter Dutton’s stern warning to China not to invade the small island nation or risk destabilising the entire region.
Taiwan has also asked for closer relations with Canberra in an attempt to strengthen ties.
In an interview with The Australian, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said he was thankful for the Australian government’s escalating concerns and said the comments were helping to de-escalate conflict in the region.
He told the newspaper that while his country was capable of defending itself, Australia’s support for Taiwan was helping to preserve stability.
“As I say all the time, I have a kangaroo in my heart,” Mr Wu told The Australian, making reference to his kangaroo lapel pin.
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China thinks a number of steps ahead.
The Biden administration thinks a number of steps behind,
if it can remember them at all.
Australia ain’t doin it for you, Taiwan. They are pretty close to China too. They don’t have the luxury of hiding in a bathroom in Wash DC.
If the dictator starts shooting, it'll be time to knock out the Three Gorges Dam and to burn down the Forbidden City.
Hypersonic missiles launched from Bejing would hit San Diego in an hour and a half.
Even assuming that their hypersonic missile were oprational and could carry a significant payload that far, that would fall under "dictator starts a war".
Why the Taiwanese have not embraced a more muscular reserve system like Norway or especially Switzerland is a mystery to me. The need to fortify their country. A good recent article on this subject: https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/chinas-three-gorges-dam-a-military-target-in-war-with-taiwan-india/
>>it’ll be time to knock out the Three Gorges Dam and to burn down the Forbidden City.<<
The days of war on far off foreign soil with Americans watching it on T.V. is pretty much over. If there is ever another world war, you can bet Americans will be in shock when our cities are hit.
Sorry but China does not have enough amphibious ships to launch an assault on Taiwan. Their numerical advantage means nothing if they cannot transport those troops in sufficient numbers to seize and hold a beachhead.
Hope you are right.
And it will start because of Chinese aggression. The days of wars that don't span the globe are completely over.
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