Brown: Taiwan invasion timeline speculation 'takes away' from readiness discussion

By Shelley K. Mesch / February 13, 2023 at 4:53 PM
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Brown called out what he sees as unhelpful speculation of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan at a Brookings Institution interview Monday. Brookings’ Michael O’Hanlon, director of research in foreign policy, asked Brown about whether the general believes China will invade Taiwan and his projected timeline for that invasion. O’Hanlon cited a recent memo from Air Mobility Command Commander Gen. Mike Minihan, in which he predicts an invasion in 2025 , and previous comments...

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