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Chinese Army Official: US-China War Increasingly a ‘Reality’

By Eveyln Cheng, CNBC:

China is preparing for a potential military clash with the United States, according to an article on the Chinese army’s website.

“The possibility of war increases” as tensions around North Korea and the South China Sea heat up, Liu Guoshun, a member of the national defense mobilization unit of China’s Central Military Commission, wrote on Jan. 20—the same day as President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

“‘A war within the president’s term’, ‘war breaking out tonight’ are not just slogans, but the reality,” Liu said in the Chinese commentary piece.

The commentary was first reported by South China Morning Post on Friday, and comes amid concerns about a trade war between the world’s two largest economies…
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