Trump aide urges Taiwan to ‘fortify’ against Chinese attack

Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien says Taiwan should fortify itself against a possible future invasion from China. – EPA pic, October 17, 2020.

A TOP White House official on Friday urged Taiwan to build up its military capabilities to protect against a possible invasion by China, saying Beijing will have that ability in 10 to 15 years.

President Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien told the Aspen Security Forum that a missile attack by China, which regards Taiwan as a rebel province, would be much too destructive.

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