Sunday, July 17, 2005

"we will have to respond with nuclear weapons" !

China is prepared to use nuclear weapons against the US if it is attacked by Washington during a confrontation over Taiwan,
“If the Americans draw their missiles and position-guided ammunition on to the target zone on China's territory, I think we will have to respond with nuclear weapons,” said General Zhu Chenghu
“We . . . will prepare ourselves for the destruction of all of the cities east of Xian. Of course the Americans will have to be prepared that hundreds . . . of cities will be destroyed by the Chinese.”

full story Here


Blogger _H_ said...

This is a very old article that many people seem to be finding

It was first printed in the Financial Times and the article has since been archived

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December 18, 2005 7:15 am  
Anonymous Neal Laffin said...

are you serious?

December 25, 2005 2:13 pm  
Blogger _H_ said...


The article is real yes , it was said it response to US pressure over Taiwan ,

The general is not senior so you can't call this an official chinese response , but it was (in my view) designed as a warning

I am of course guessing as to what you ment by "are you serious ?"

December 25, 2005 5:05 pm  

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