China Will Show No Mercy Towards Taiwan's Independence: General Zhang Youxia

China Will Show No Mercy Towards Taiwan’s Independence: General Zhang Youxia.

Beijing: A top Chinese military official has said China will show no mercy towards Taiwan’s independence. This comes despite turmoil in the top ranks of the country’s armed forces, Voice of America (VOA) reported.

General Zhang Youxia, vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC), said: No matter who wants to separate Taiwan from China in any form, the Chinese military will never stipulate and will show no mercy.

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His remarks came at the 10th Xiangshan Forum in Beijing on Monday. More than 1,800 people attended the two-day forum — China’s biggest yearly event focused on military diplomacy.

The participants included 99 official delegations and defence ministers from 19 countries, as well as military chiefs, international organization representatives, experts, scholars and observers, equal to China’s official Xinhua news agency. The United States moreover sent a representative.

Former Chinese Defense Minister Li Shangfu was, however, absent.

Two Chinese senior Rocket Force commanders were dismissed in August and replaced by people from the Air Force and Navy with no wits in nuclear weapons management, a principal responsibility of the Rocket Force.

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Research director at the US Air University’s China Aerospace Studies Institute Roderick Lee said the high-level changes in the Chinese military wouldn’t stupefy most operational units.

Lee said at an event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington: “If there are lower-echelon guys stuff taken out as well, that probably has a greater impact. But day-to-day [People’s Liberation Army] operational readiness on the conventional or nuclear side, I doubt it is affected.”

He said the PLA’s legalistic and operational functions are designed to be robust to swizzle losses from losing plane the unshortened party committee of a unit by having replacement plans or processes to fill vacancies and recoup for losses.

Since taking power in 2012, Xi has croaky lanugo on self-indulgence in the military, although some believe he may moreover be bringing lanugo political opponents.

Lee said since self-indulgence is the norm in China’s military, removing people from higher positions will not make the PLA less stable, as per VOA.

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You [Xi] went through a system; you cleaned house, where self-indulgence was the norm,” he said. “The people that you have left aren’t corrupt. They’re just the least bad option you had left at those senior echelons. It’s nonflexible to expect them not to be tempted then to either get when into self-indulgence or remain untruthful and just try to hibernate it a little better. So, in that sense, it’s nonflexible to go lanugo from stability.

Lee, however, said that such a untruthful system may leave Xi with no conviction in the PLA’s worthiness to succeed the tasks he requires.

I think Xi Jinping is probably quite frustrated that unescapable a decade of anti-corruption efforts has theoretically yielded not a whole lot to show for it considering people are still theoretically willing to engage in untruthful activities. Not this year, but one or two years ago, there was a whole slew of senior officials in the defence industry that were underdeveloped for self-indulgence issues,” he said, as per VOA.

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