The viral audio clip was also shared by human rights activist Jennifer Zeng
The meeting discusses the roadmap of the “normal to war transition” plan
The committee also spoke about recruiting new military service personnel
A leaked audio clip purportedly featuring the Chinese Communist Party’s top brass discussing military plans for a Taiwan invasion has triggered a controversy online. According to Indian media, the 57-minute leaked clip is reportedly the first-ever recording of a Chinese military brass gathering.
Tokyo police have obtained an arrest warrant for a Chinese former student in Japan on suspicion of attempting to illegally purchase Japanese security software on the orders of the Chinese military, investigative sources said Tuesday.
The 36-year-old man, identified as Wang Jianbin, has already left Japan, however, the sources said. The police plan to place him on Interpol’s international wanted list.
The man is suspected of using a fictitious Japanese company to try and buy the software in a transaction limited to Japanese companies only.
The United States is, in part, supporting the expansion of China’s military. Major American banks have invested billions of dollars in a Chinese cell phone maker tied to the country’s military.
On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on China to stop hiding what he called “the world’s fastest-growing nuclear arsenal.”
In an op-ed written for Newsweek called “China’s Nuclear Madness,” shared by the U.S. State Department, Pompeo said China is refusing to disclose how many nuclear weapons it has and how many it plans to develop.
Pompeo explained that during the Cold War, the U.S. and Soviet Union both understood their national security was based on understanding each other’s nuclear capabilities and, “We established a framework to handle potentially deadly misunderstandings.”