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China-Russia military alliance would have incredible impact on US

Thought Leader: Newt Gingrich
October 28, 2019
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By Newt Gingrich (Original source Fox News)

“China has dramatically modernized and grown its economy, military, and influence around the world in a relatively short time. In its own right, it has ascended from being a mostly backward country under the rule of Mao Zedong to being a genuine world power today.

Because of these advances, China by itself represents a serious challenge to the United States in many ways, which I discuss in my new book, “Trump vs. China: Facing America’s Greatest Threat.”

However, if it were to partner or cooperate with another country, such as Russia, China and its comrade could seriously threaten U.S. – and indeed global – security. This is the topic of this week’s episode of “Newt’s World.”

Here is an example of what I’m talking about: Imagine that China decided to invade Taiwan tomorrow.

This would put the U.S. in an incredibly difficult position. China insists that Taiwan is part of China – a position which the U.S. formally acknowledges. However, though the U.S. recognizes China’s position, we still maintain strong, unofficial relations with Taiwan. Under the 1979 Taiwan Relations Act, the U.S. has a commitment to provide assistance for the island’s defense capabilities.”

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