Did China Really Think the U.S. Was Going to Attack?

Nothing happened in the months leading up to the election or since then that would have suggested U.S. preparations for initiating a war with China.

The Washington Post reports on a bizarre detail included in the new book, Peril:

In a pair of secret phone calls, Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, assured his Chinese counterpart, Gen. Li Zuocheng of the People’s Liberation Army, that the United States would not strike, according to a new book by Washington Post associate e…

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