Chinese President Xi Jinping is not yet fit to launch a successful cross-strait invasion of Taiwan, let alone pick a fight in Australian waters, writes Dr. Alexey Muraviev.
Alexey Muraviev SkyNews.com.au Contributor and Strategic Policy Analyst
The ongoing war in and over Ukraine should not divert our attention from keeping a very close eye on geostrategic developments in the Indo-Pacific.
Admiral Philip Scott Davidson, the now-retired chief of the US Indo-Pacific Command, has prudently warned us that the “next six years are going to be a very worrying time for Taiwan, the US, Japan and all of east Asia.”
Davidson’s views are illustrative of the ongoing conversation about future security risks in east Asia, particularly regarding China’s aggressive assertiveness in the East and South China Sea.