With President Joe Biden’s weakness on full display to the world, the U.S.’s adversaries are teaming up — a move that could lead to World War III.
China recently announced it will seek to strengthen ties with Russia and might consider restoring broken military communications with the U.S., but such a consideration seems far-fetched.
Role model : Russia and China strengthen relations at security forum
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The Financial Times recently reported that at the Xiangshan forum in China, the vice chair of China’s Central Military Commission, Zhang Youxia, delivered a scathing rebuke of America’s involvement in global affairs.
Many global leaders and defense ministers attended the forum except for Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, who declined to attend in the wake of concerns about the risk of disruptions in military-to-military engagement between the U.S. and China.
“We will deepen strategic cooperation and co-ordination with Russia, and we are willing to develop military relations with the U.S. based on mutual respect, peaceful coexistence and win-win cooperation,” Zhang said at the forum, per the Financial Times.
Zhang blasted “certain countries” for “continuing to stir trouble around the world.” The high-ranking Chinese official’s comments are presumably aimed at the U.S. and its allies, according to the Financial Times. Zhang said that such countries “deliberately create turmoil, interfere in regional issues, interfere in other countries’ internal affairs and instigate color revolutions.”
Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China has not provided the Kremlin with any additional military might but has sided with Moscow on issues pertaining to the war. Both countries have stated that they hold a partnership with “no limits,” as reported by the Daily Caller.
Zhang’s comments come as tensions grow between America and China.
On Oct. 26, 2023, the Pentagon revealed that a Chinese fighter jet was within 10 feet of an American B-52 bomber that was flying through international airspace.
In 2022, China cut off military-to-military communication with the U.S., but the Biden administration held hope that it could revive military ties with the country to avoid a geopolitical disaster.
The Xiangshan forum served as a way for the U.S. and China to try and resuscitate their military relations. Among those who attended the forum include President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, the Daily Caller reported.