US general warns of the risk of global war

US general warns of the risk of global war

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley on May 21 warned of the risk of global conflict and changes in weapons technology. “The world you’re about to face has the potential for a major great-power conflict. And …

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Iran imposes sanctions on a series of top US generals

Iran imposes sanctions on a series of top US generals

Iran announced sanctions against 51 Americans, including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley. Iran’s Foreign Ministry today announced sanctions against 51 US citizens related to the killing of General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds special forces …

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Trump denied reports ‘used to attack China’

Trump denied reports 'used to attack China'

Trump said he never considered attacking China while in office, adding that General Milley should be tried for treason if he ever reported this to Beijing. “I never even thought of going to war with China, other than the one …

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US general says he is capable of defending Taiwan

US general says he is capable of defending Taiwan

Top US General Mark Milley declared that the military is fully capable of defending Taiwan if the island is attacked by mainland China. “We’re perfectly capable of doing anything in the world, including that if asked to. That’s for sure,” …

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China used to worry that ‘Trump provoked war’

China used to worry that 'Trump provoked war'

The Chinese military used to worry about being pushed into conflict with the US when the Trump administration carried out a series of moves that were considered “provocative” at the end of his term. SCMP on October 3 quoted an …

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US general secretly contacted to reassure China

US general secretly contacted to reassure China

General Milley explained the call with the Chinese general was intended to ease tensions and reassure Beijing that Trump did not intend to attack. “I know and I am sure that President Donald Trump has no intention of attacking the …

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US general explains Trump’s call with China

US general explains Trump's call with China

A Milley spokesman said phone calls with his Chinese counterpart during Trump’s final months in office were appropriate for his duties. In a statement on September 15, Colonel Dave Butler, a spokesman for General Mark Milley, said he acted in …

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