Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Mark J. Valencia
Opinion

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

Why Trump’s Pentagon reshuffle is unlikely to raise the China war risk

  • US military chiefs have played down the threat of radical action with China and many think the reshuffle is to fulfil Trump’s vow to bring troops in Afghanistan home by Christmas
  • China is also unlikely to rise to provocations, and will probably wait out Trump’s term to assess Biden’s policies

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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