Tag: Mark Milley

Gen. Mark Milley: China Becoming ‘More Aggressive’ in Pacific

The top U.S. general asserted Sunday that the Chinese regime’s military has become more aggressive and dangerous over the past five years. Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters that the United States and its allies have conducted more and more intercepts of Chinese aircraft and ships in the Pacific….


China Becoming ‘More Aggressive’ in Pacific, Gen. Milley Says

China’s military has become more aggressive and dangerous over the past five years, the top U.S. general asserted on July 24. Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters during a trip to Indonesia that the United States and its allies have conducted more and more intercepts of Chinese aircraft and…


Lawmakers Say Mark Milley Needs to Answer Report He Broke Trump’s Chain of Command

Congressional lawmakers have asked Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley to respond to claims that he cut off the chain of command while serving under the Trump administration in early 2021. The Republican lawmakers’ letter was issued in response to allegations in last year’s book, “Peril,” that he made phone calls to a top…


Gen. Milley Warns West Point Graduates on Likelihood of War With Russia and China

The top U.S. general told the ​​U.S. Military Academy West Point’s class of 2022 that the nature of war is changing and the current rules-based international order is being threatened by Russia and China. “Right now, at this very moment, a fundamental change is happening in the very character of war,” Chairman of the Joint…


Gen. Milley Warns West Point Graduates of Likelihood of War With Russia, China

The top U.S. general told the ​​U.S. Military Academy West Point’s class of 2022 that the nature of war is changing and the current rules-based international order is being threatened by Russia and China. “Right now, at this very moment, a fundamental change is happening in the very character of war,” Joint Chiefs of Staff…


China Seeks to ‘Destabilize Nations’ Throughout the World: Gen. Milley

The global political order is becoming more unstable as it is eroded by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), according to the nation’s top military leadership. “The world is becoming more unstable, not less unstable,” said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley. “The PRC [People’s Republic of China] continues to challenge the…


US Faces Nuclear Threats From China and Russia as Never Before: US Admiral

Adm. Charles Richard, head of the U.S. Strategic Command, said it has become imperative for the United States to have the capabilities to defend against Russia and China at the same time. “Today, we face two nuclear-capable near peers, who have the capability to unilaterally escalate a conflict to any level of violence in any…


US Faces Nuclear Threats From China, Russia as Never Before: US Admiral

Adm. Charles Richard, head of the U.S. Strategic Command, said it has become imperative for the United States to have the capability to defend against Russia and China at the same time. “Today, we face two nuclear-capable near-peers who have the capability to unilaterally escalate a conflict to any level of violence in any domain…


Russia-Ukraine War ‘Not Inevitable’ but If It Happens, Death Toll Would Be High: US Military Officials

A Russian invasion of Ukraine is not inevitable but if it does take place, it would lead to a significant number of deaths, top U.S. military officials said Friday. “Conflict is not inevitable,” U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters at the Pentagon in Washington. “There is still time and place for diplomacy.” Russia has…


CCP Seeks ‘All-Out Push’ for New Weapons After Reported Test of Hypersonic Missile

News Analysis China’s military will “break new ground” in the development of new weapons and other equipment, said Chinese leader Xi Jinping at a recent conference, according to Chinese state-run media. “Leapfrog development” in military equipment and weapons has critically enhanced China’s strategic capabilities, Xi said, in a nod to the nation’s strategy of prioritizing…