This bit of news is two fold in many ways. As China see’s US being weakened by the corona virus and the recent news of the Navy removing a commanding officer from the USS Theodore Roosevelt exacerbates those optics.
Next the press conference by General Milley is an interesting one. If you listen carefully to his tone, his body language you will notice its both intense and discerning which says that something more serious is at play, and it is directed at China.
Linked Article on the Drug war confrontation with South American drug Cartels is connected.
On the surface the effort to deploy naval assets to the Caribbean and southern pacific is justified based on intelligence drug cartels will exploit the coronavirus pandemic to ship more narcotics into the U.S.
However, in the bigger picture there’s also a likelihood the CCP would work with their allies in Central American regimes to further weaken the U.S. during a time of increased vulnerability.
In times of war, or severe geopolitical confrontation, exploiting a vulnerability is a common strategy. Therefore it’s a smart and prudent geopolitical move for President Trump and U.S. military to take very aggressive action against the cartels and their communist sympathizers. There’s more going on here than appears on the surface.
Admitted or not we are at war with the Red Dragon. Chairman Xi is cunning and strategic; President Trump is countering. Keep watching…