Taiwan will not start war with China, top military official says

Taiwan will not start war with China, top military official says

Taiwan will not start war with China, top military official says Chiu Kuo-cheng said Taiwan will 'absolutely will not start a war' Taiwan’s top military official said Thursday that Taipei will not start a kinetic war with China as tensions in the region intensify after Beijing recently launched record numbers of military aircraft towards the island. Chiu Kuo-cheng said Taiwan "absolutely will not start a war," according to Reuters. China’s recent aggression near the island has some international observers wondering if Beijing is planning an invasion. Few believe war is imminent, but the sheer size of these Chinese sorties has many concerned that there could be a miscalculation that spills over into a larger conflict and possibly include the U.S., Japan, the U.K. and Australia. China claims Taiwan as its …
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