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China the ‘most dangerous threat’ to Australia’s existence, says Jim Molan

Retired army general and Liberal Senator Jim Molan says China remains the most “dangerous threat to the existence” of Australia, but Canberra is not adequately prepared to fight a war in the Pacific.

28/07/2021 1:45:00 PM

Retired army general and Liberal Senator JimMolan says China remains the most “dangerous threat to the existence” of Australia, but Canberra is not adequately prepared to fight a war in the Pacific.

Retired army general and Liberal Senator Jim Molan says China remains the most “dangerous threat to the existence” of Australia, but Canberra is not adequately prepared to fight a war in the Pacific.

Mr Austin slammed Beijing’s unwillingness to “resolve disputes peacefully and respect the rule of law” but reassured the United States did not “seek conflict” with the emerging Asian superpower.The secretary’s comments come after both China and the United States underwent major military exercises over the past week, with both preparing for a possible naval-based war centred on Taiwan.

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Mr Molan said as the likelihood of military conflict increases over the coming years, Australia’s defence capabilities have become more obviously deficient.“We’re not well prepared to fight a war in the Pacific at all, defence department mobilisation reports have produced information quite publicly which indicate that this is the case,” Mr Molan told Sky News Australia on Wednesday.

But he warned Australia’s “deep belief” that the United States would “always be there” is misplaced.Mr Molan pointed to US President Joe Biden who recently alluded to a “shooting war with a major power” over increased cyber attacks.A U.S Marine participates in an Urban assault as part of Exercise 'Talisman Sabre 21' on July 27 in Townsville. Picture: Getty headtopics.com

U.S Marines from MRF-D (Marine Rotaional Force Darwin) participate in an Urban assault as part of Exercise 'Talisman Sabre 21' on July 27 in Townsville. Senator Jim Molan has warned of a future war in the region. Picture: Getty“That’s absolutely terrifying because American military power has fallen 30 to 50 per cent since the end of the Cold War,” Mr Molan said.

“It means that If something happens in relation to Taiwan, if there’s a fight that the Americans are not confident that they can handle a Taiwan scenario.“We are going to be on our own and we’ve got to start taking seriously what the Australian Defence Force can do and what the nation can do and how prepared it is.”

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JimMolan Senile Jim Molan thinks Australia can take on China. Hello, we lost wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan to a disparate group of Taliban. Any Chinese military tactician with savvy would blow Australia out first because the Chinese see us as cowards hiding behind the USA. JimMolan Why would China want to fight Australia they own most of the country already

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