• It's Rough Being A People's Liberation Army General Or Admiral Right Now

    December 31, 2023
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    Xi continues the purge of his senior Military and Foreign Affairs leaders

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    Nine Generals and Admirals down, it’s becoming a bloodbath.

    A dark comedy on Soviet leadership palace intrigue was “The Death of Stalin”. The Chinese Communist Party tries to be more cerebral and sophisticated, but likely the same chaos is going on right now.

    Xi is obsessed with internal attempts against his control over the CCP and thus is focused on ensuring absolute allegiance.

    I don’t think this bodes well for Chinese military readiness or an imminent attack on Taiwan. They are having much more success in using their proxies of Russia, Iran, Hamas, Houthis, Somalis, and Venezuela. But anything could happen as “The Death of Stalin” showed. Xi may force a wreckless campaign in the Western Pacific despite a decimated military leadership.

    Current nine removed include: Nine PLA generals removed from the legislature hailed from several military divisions; three were former commanders or vice commanders of the PLA Rocket Force; one a former Air Force chief and one a Navy commander responsible for the South China Sea. Four officers were responsible for equipment.

    Previous to this, other replacements include:

    Li Shangfu (Joint Chief’s Chairman equivalent): Missing, likely dead

    Wei Fenghe, Li’s predeceser: Missing, likely dead

    Wang Shaojun (Central Guard Unit Commander, no real American equivalent): Dead

    Qin Gang (Secretary of State Equivalent): Missing, possibly executed

    Top commander of the rocket force, Li Yuchao, also disappeared alongside his deputy Liu Guangbin and former deputy Zhang Zhenzhong.

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    John Mills (Col, USA, Ret)

    COL (Ret) Mills impacted history since the Cold War to our fight to save our Republic. www.TheNationWillFollow.com documents my fight against the Deep State. War Against the Deep State out this fall.
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    LongTimeTexan

    Our military leaders are more concerned that personnel learn to use the correct pro-nouns than learning how to fight a war.

    Eli Dumitru

    This article lacks context. Nine commanders or vice commanders out of how many? Are there a total of 20 commanders and vice commanders, or are there a total of 500 commanders and vice commanders? What percentage of the total have been purged?

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