China ‘will stop at nothing to take Taiwan’

As CCP dictator Xi reasserts power, Haley pushes US to confront regime

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Adam Kredo • October 16, 2022 5:00 p.m.

Chinese communist dictator Xi Jinping “will stop at nothing to take Taiwan”, former US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said. Free Washington Beacon Sunday, as the CCP kicked off its 2022 Communist Party Congress.

Xi delivered a nearly two-hour speech to a gathering of some 2,300 Communist Party officials as he reasserted his grip on power in a second decade as the country’s leader. The Communist Party Congress meets every five years and will continue into the coming week. Xi accepted his third five-year term as general secretary in the process, leading many to speculate that he is laying the groundwork to become the nation’s indefinite leader.

As Xi now enters his second decade as the communist country’s top leader, Haley told the Free tag that the United States must confront the malevolent regime if it is to have any hope of preventing China from imposing “rule over the world”.

“Xi Jinping’s first decade in power was spent committing genocide against the Uyghurs, unleashing COVID on the world, crushing Hong Kong and making deals with the world’s worst tyrants,” Haley said. “Xi will stop at nothing to take Taiwan, expand China’s dominance in Asia and threaten America. If we don’t start acting boldly now, China will step on us and impose its rule on the world.

As the Biden administration has engaged in diplomacy with Beijing, the CCP has dramatically beefed up its military posture and has repeatedly threatened to retake Taiwan, the beleaguered island territory, by force. President Joe Biden pledged to defend Taiwan in public remarks, but that stance was later dismissed by White House officials, raising questions about the administration’s actual policy.

Xi, during his speech on Sunday, hinted that he still has his sights set on Taiwan and may launch a military invasion in the future.

“The wheels of history are turning towards the reunification of China and the rejuvenation of the Chinese nation,” Xi said in his speech by NPR. “The complete reunification of our country must be achieved, and it can, without a doubt, be achieved.”

“We will continue to fight for peaceful reunification with the greatest sincerity and the greatest effort, but we will never promise to renounce the use of force, and we reserve the possibility of taking all necessary measures,” he said. Mr. Xi said.