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Taiwan Strait Crisis: How Likely?

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    Xi on the front page of Chinese newspapers yesterday wearing his army uniform, telling his military to prepare for war.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...ration-for-war


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    He is the very image of a major modern general.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bdw:
    Xi on the front page of Chinese newspapers yesterday wearing his army uniform, telling his military to prepare for war.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...ration-for-war
    Here's Taiwan's answer.

    https://www.taipeitimes.com/News/tai.../03/2003779280
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    Quote Originally Posted by bdw:
    Xi on the front page of Chinese newspapers yesterday wearing his army uniform, telling his military to prepare for war.

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...ration-for-war
    Nothing like the image of a bunch of middle-aged guys dressed in army fatigues to put the fear of God into you...so glad I am currently in the US and safe from these warriors...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MABinPengChau:
    Nothing like the image of a bunch of middle-aged guys dressed in army fatigues to put the fear of God into you...so glad I am currently in the US and safe from these warriors...
    What are the executives in the companies buying from China thinking?

    HS Code Products Value (USD Billion)
    HS Code 8517 Telephone Sets 201.36
    HS Code 8471 Automatic data processing machines 125.00
    HS Code 8542 Electronic integrated circuits 61.15
    HS Code 9405 Lamps & lighting fittings 29.97
    HS Code 9013 Liquid Crystal Devices 28.74
    HS Code 8708 Parts for tractors & transport vehicles 28.27
    HS Code 8528 Monitors & projectors 28.23
    HS Code 8541 Diodes, transistors & semiconductor devices 26.61
    HS Code 9403 Furniture & its parts 25.91

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    Quote Originally Posted by MABinPengChau:
    Nothing like the image of a bunch of middle-aged guys dressed in army fatigues to put the fear of God into you
    I am stealing that and tweeting it. Bcos I KNOW every single one of them if they ever saw it will be knife thru heart, and secretly sulking at home for long long time abt being dismissed as middle-aged.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drumbrake:
    This is almost as bad as Dukakis in a tank.

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