China Broadcasts ‘Invasion’ of Taiwan to the World
Supply trucks cross a river during China’s Mission 2013B in October 2013, practice for a possible invasion of Taiwan. (China Online)
October 28, 2013
| Security
| Asia and the Pacific
China recently conducted a large-scale joint military exercise employing land, air and sea forces to simulate an invasion of Taiwan, the last in a series of three major exercises conducted this year. Militarily, the exercise against Taiwan displayed operational realism, focusing on the problem of coordinating highly complex command and control problems between services and across neighboring military districts, while simultaneously commandeering the civilian transportation and industrial infrastructures to support the practice invasion.
Historically, China has often mounted mock invasions of Taiwan to intimidate Taipei and Washington at times that Beijing calculates such a demonstration is politically or strategically opportune. The combination of what Beijing perceives as weak governments in Taipei and Washington and a shrinking U.S. military probably contributed to China’s October “invasion” of Taiwan.
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