#China's 🇨🇳 top general has called for increased military spending to prepare for a war with the #US 🇺🇸.
Gen Xu Qilian, who is second in command of the country's armed forces after President Xi, said China needs to ready itself for the 'Thucydides Trap'.t.co/SaVJR7nG8S pic.twitter.com/othMCEK45I
— Velina Tchakarova (@vtchakarova) March 9, 2021
Xi tells China’s military ‘be prepared to respond’ in unstable times: “The entire military must coordinate the relationship between capacity building and combat readiness, be prepared to respond to a variety of complex and difficult situations at any time” t.co/OPGrZrh3qt
— Sari Arho Havrén (@SariArhoHavren) March 9, 2021