[Ed. – Between this and the ‘greetings from Russia,’ Biden’s ‘foreign policy chops’ are really yielding dividends.]
President Xi Jinping on Thursday marked his Communist Party’s 100th anniversary from Tiananmen Square and struck a bellicose tone, reconfirming China’s ‘historic mission’ to control Taiwan while warning other countries not to interfere.
Bloomberg reported that Xi said that no foreign forces will ever “coerce and enslave us.”
“Whoever attempts to do that, will surely break their heads on the steel Great Wall built with the blood and flesh of 1.4 billion of Chinese people,” he said.
Xi did not mention any country by name, but the message was clearly intended for the West, in particular the U.S.
President Biden has made it clear that China is the biggest geopolitical challenge for the U.S. In February, he announced the formation of a Defense Department China Task Force to assess the future challenge from China. …