Mike Pompeo, secretary of State and CIA director during the Trump administration agrees that America needs to prepare for war with China.
"Pompeo told Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Saturday in an exclusive interview on Saturday he supported the point a U.S. military general made in a recent memo that the U.S. needs to be prepared for war with China," according to Breitbart News.
"NBC News reported Friday that Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command (AMC), wrote a memo that predicted that the U.S. would be at war with China over Taiwan in 2025. Minihan wrote that the U.S. and Taiwan would be 'distracted' by presidential elections in both countries in 2024, and Chinese President Xi Jinping would have an opportunity to move on Taiwan," reported Breitbart.
"I hope I am wrong. My gut tells me we'll fight in 2025," said Minihan.
Additionally, Minihan told all air wing commanders in AMC and other Air Force operational commanders to report all major efforts to prepare for a fight with China by February 28.
"AMC is responsible for transport and refueling of service members around the world," according to Breitbart.
The Pentagon on Monday warned China there would be “consequences” if Beijing provides material support to Russia in its war against Ukraine. https://t.co/qRLVSsrRnz
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Yes, our military should get ready. I don’t know if 2024, 2025 is the moment, but we should be doing the hard work, getting our military space systems, our cyber systems, all of those lined up, and then working our tails off to continue to build on what I write about in [my book] Never Give an Inch; India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, our partners in the region the Philippines we should be working with them to deliver against the Chinese Communist Party a capacity to deter them from doing precisely what [Minihan] writes about.