China War With U.S. on the Horizon, Chief Propagandist Says

  April 18, 2022   News Stories

In a commentary published on Saturday, Hu Xijin, the former editor of nationalistic tabloid the Global Times, describes a “real sense of crisis in Taiwan,” where he says the public is more psychologically prepared for war than China.

“As the situation in the Taiwan Strait deteriorates, we must prepare for a military struggle,” Hu wrote, urging Chinese citizens to be “ready to face major challenges and hardships” as a result of a hypothetical U.S.-China clash over the orientation of Taiwan, an independent state with limited recognition, which Beijing claims is part of its territory.

Read the full piece at Newsweek.

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