“There Is A Serious Possibility China Will Occupy A Taiwanese Island”

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"There Is A Serious Possibility China Will Occupy A Taiwanese Island"

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Mainstream media outlets have once again fueling rumors about the incoming ‘Chinese invasion of Taiwan’ amid the developing economic and diplomatic tensions between China and the United States.

ZeroHedge writes the following in its report on the topic:

“There is now a serious possibility that China seeks to occupy one of the outer islands,” a Sydney-based defense analyst tells Bloomberg in a new report about Beijing’s eyeing Pratas Island in the South China Sea (or Dongsha in Chinese), which though under Taiwan’s control actually lies closer to the Chinese mainland and has been long claimed by Beijing.

China’s PLA military has lately launched almost daily surveillance flights over or near the disputed atoll, which remains uninhabited except crucially for a small forward base of Taiwanese marines and coast guard officers.

Pratas is back in the spotlight particularly after on Tuesday the PLA flew a record 28 fighter jets into Taiwan’s defense identification zone, some of which broke off during the operation and flew near the island, taken in Taipei as another “warning” – also just after President Joe Biden had been at the G7 summit in the UK and then NATO headquarters to shore up support for confronting China especially in the Taiwan Strait.

“China’s warplanes made more incursions into the southern part of Taiwan’s air defense identification zone last year than in the previous five years combined,” the Bloomberg report underscores. “While Beijing has blamed the exercises on Tsai’s refusal to accept that both sides belong to ‘one China,’ the increase has tracked with U.S. efforts to step up arm sales and diplomatic exchanges with Taiwan.”

This has resulted in the US responding by upping its own reconnaissance flights monitoring islands off Taiwan, also as others are also deemed under “threat” from the mainland, particularly the Matsu Islands, made up of 19 islands and islets off the southeast coast of China – which are inhabited and also uniquely administratively divided between the Republic of China and the People’s Republic of China.

A recent report in Nikkei highlights another ‘method’ China is using to increasingly try and assert its control over the outlying islands, namely its massive dredging operation. That report describes a small army of dredgers often working under cover of darkness to slowly change the geography of the area in favor of mainland China:

In the darkness, Chinese ships edge closer to Taiwan’s Matsu Islands, at times entering Taiwan-controlled waters. They are not military vessels, but huge sand dredgers that spend hours pumping up tons of sand from the ocean floor. There are so many lit boats they resemble traffic on a highway, and their loud mechanical rumblings echo across the otherwise quiet islands.

Dozens — and at their peak, hundreds — of these 2,000-ton vessels have been making their presence felt in the waters off Matsu. The small islands are part of Taiwan, but much closer to the Chinese mainland than Taipei. Residents say the Chinese sand dredgers have disturbed them, spoiled their coasts, shrunk their beaches and harmed marine life.

"There Is A Serious Possibility China Will Occupy A Taiwanese Island"
Image via Reuters/Nikkei 

And increasing numbers have been observed since last year, sometimes up to 300 or 400 dredgers on a single night, which locals take as “actions that are aimed at wearing down, intimidating or provoking the enemy without firing a single shot.”

Taiwan’s smaller islands are believed likely to be the first target in any mainland seizure leading to greater potential conflict, this also after earlier this year Beijing officials vowed to take Pratas Island “by 2050” – according to London’s The Times.

Upon that threat issued in May, Taiwan’s military said it was monitoring “hostile forces” in the South China Sea in preparation to defend the strategic Pratas islands amid nearby provocative Chinese beach landing exercises.

"There Is A Serious Possibility China Will Occupy A Taiwanese Island"

In a likely future scenario whereby China actually moves on one of the Taiwan-controlled islands, the question remains whether the US would get involved militarily.

"There Is A Serious Possibility China Will Occupy A Taiwanese Island"

Considering that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin recently dubbed China a “top priority” for US national security, it’s appearing an increasingly likely scenario.

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yuri

china should occupy Denmark and civilize jens

Arch Bungle

No profit margin in that.

Denmark has nothing China needs.

Even China’s whores are hotter.

Jew scum want endless wars

According to a well researched article in Asia Times, the Jew media in the already brainwashed US is inciting the racist loser rednecks into a suicidal military conflict with China.

White Americans more likely to support war with China
Academic study shows racial resentment against rising Chinese global influence and economic clout is especially influential in white American views of China as clouded by MSM and Zionist lobby. The current US Secretary of State Blinken is the most fervent Zionist so far to advocate “rescinding Chinese power and dismantling its economy”.

Last edited 1 month ago by Jew scum want endless wars
Ccp eats batshit

Meanwhile Chinese people continue to decline coz of slow birth rates.Hopefully one day China and Russia both get dissolved into small states

Hindus are filthy shiteaters

Meanwhile, India drowns in shit and black fungus.

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

How’s Modi doing at the state elections? Not very well, I see!

Just wait till 2024. We will be setting up deModification tribunals for you Bhakts after kicking Modi all the way back to Gujarat.

Johny cash

Hows the black fungus going.
Had your daily cow dunk bath yet?
Did u throw ur relative down the nasty river by any chnace too

Lone Ranger

You spelled U.S. and Ukropisstan wrong tho Shlomo…

KnowTheJew

Ignoring the fact that China has not invaded one country for quite a long time; Maybe Vietnam in the 70s. I studied the China Taiwan situation 7 years ago. At that time, Taiwan was nearing becoming a de facto economic territory of China’s. Society wise, Taiwan and China are practically connected at the hip. Japan is head that way, at least economically.

That is, China has no need, and very little to gain, in invading Taiwan. Its all more Jew fifth-column FUDD – Fear, Uncertainty, Dread, and, most importantly, Distraction – propaganda.

China may or may not occupy an island or two as a means to thwart the Jews’ Western wardogs in the Eastern Pacific, but nothing more than that. Down the road, Taiwan will, like East Germany to West Germany, just return home. Taiwan will have no choice as China’s influence in Southeast and South Asia, and the world, grows.

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

Anyone who imagines that Amerikastani war criminals will risk their lives, property, mates, spawn, and most crucially their bank accounts being reduced to radioactive slag in defence of what even the so called government of Taiwan admits to be part of China itself is delusional.

Anyone who imagines that China will nibble at Taiwan instead of going all out, thereby giving it time to prepare for an invasion, is equally delusional.

This article is stupid.

L du Plessis

We will see how much balls the US have to stop China.

Raptar Driver

It all belongs to china, it is a civil war that has been kept in stasis by the United States

Lone Ranger

Who cares.
Its Chinese land anyways.
With Chinese people.

Fantax

I have been saying it for years that the Pratas islands would be the first target of China, it is the only major feature in the South China Sea not under Bejing control, it is strategically located close to the Banshi canal, it has not permanent population so civilian casualties would be avoided, it is closer to Mainland than Taiwan, it is not claimed by other neighbouring countries.