Xi Recalls Anti-U.S. Struggle in Korean War: Chinese People ‘Aren’t to Be Trifled With’

10/23/2020 12:45:00 PM

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of China’s entry into the war, leader Xi Jinping delivered a speech brimming with nationalistic triumph.

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Marking the 70th anniversary of China’s entry into the Korean War, President Xi Jinping whips up nationalist sentiment in defiance of the U.S.

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of China’s entry into the war, leader Xi Jinping delivered a speech brimming with nationalistic triumph.

Marking the 70th anniversary of Chinese troops joining a beleaguered North Korea to fight off U.S.-led forces, Mr. Xi on Friday called on Chinese people to emulate their forebears’ patriotism and resolve in combating present-day threats to China’s interests posed by foreign aggressors.

The “War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea,” as it is known in China, “let the world know that the Chinese people are now organized and aren’t to be trifled with,” Mr. Xi said at a nationally televised ceremony held in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, quoting Mao Zedong’s remarks at a 1953 leadership meeting.

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Xi expresses with eagle talons right hand move. There's a lot that can be said and interpreted by Xi's hand symbol. First, Xi may be having problems digesting the bat he had for lunch. Also, Chinee news reported Xi had bat soup and bat salad aaannndddd a bat's penis for dessert. Does Xi sense his moment, or is the more aggressive posture just the dog at the end of his leash?

Not the right time to do that as the whole world is still mad about Wuhan virus as many have passed away and others suffering in other forms. China stop making the world upset continuously from every direction in 2020. Congress, large corporations and Wall Street are all indifferent to the suffering of the American people during this pandemic and financial crisis.

Xi Jingping is a funny guy He literally wants to try the USA Good luck dude All we have to do is pull every single company out of China and starve them back to Maoxiaotong ‘s era, where they barely had anything to eat 🤣😂😂 He has to do him. Both inside and outside you say that you will make up if China stops moving forward. Are you tired? Let’s focus on your death toll. 200,000

In Xi Jinping’s China, Nationalism Takes a Dark TurnWith a push from the government, angry mobs online have swarmed any criticism of Chinese leaders or perceived disloyalty to their country. Targets are being harassed and silenced, and some have lost their jobs. never trust the chi-coms.. never Aren't the Nationalists the Chinese who fled to Taiwan from the Communists? Here it's a culture, over there its a law.

China would be speaking Japanese right now if it weren’t for America saving their asses. Trump needs to cancel all debt owed to China. Then liquidate all their assets in America as payment for COVID. 👍🏽 It's the time now to stand against the rising power of China under Xi .... It would left us in regression and nothing after the Whole world would be alike the Europe during World Wars

This is 2020 for goodness sake. It isn't 1950s. China needs to progress towards a civilized and modern society and not going back where XiJinping is taking. He has destroyed 40 years of hard earned progress. Imagine Hu Yaopang had succeeded in reforming China. StandAgainstJinping_SaveWorld China will defeat US in Taiwan Strait like it did in Korea.

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China, and Xi, commemorate the Korean War as a victory over AmericaWith U.S.-China tensions at the highest point in years, a barrage of state media coverage and a blistering speech by Chinese leader Xi Jinping hammered home the message Communism is evil. It creates such monsters.

China's Xi Jinping delivers thinly-veiled swipe at USChinese President Xi Jinping has warned that 'blackmailing, blocking and extreme pressure' will lead to 'nowhere but a dead end' in a thinly-veiled attack on the United States, during a speech commemorating China's entry into the Korean War 70 years ago. Where's Jeffrey?

China, and Xi, commemorate the Korean War as a victory over AmericaWith U.S.-China tensions at the highest point in years, a barrage of state media coverage and a blistering speech by Chinese leader Xi Jinping hammered home the message Communism is evil. It creates such monsters.

By Chun Han Wong Close Chun Han Wong Oct.liza.‘s superiority.Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers his speech at the commemorating conference on the 70th anniversary of the Chinese army entering North Korea to resist the U.

23, 2020 5:15 am ET HONG KONG—Chinese leader Xi Jinping delivered a speech brimming with nationalistic triumph to commemorate his country’s entry into the Korean War, in a thinly veiled display of defiance against perceived bullying by the U.S.com Oct. Marking the 70th anniversary of Chinese troops joining a beleaguered North Korea to fight off U. He was one of millions of city youths “sent down” to work in rural areas in the 1960s, officially to “learn from the peasants” but also to reduce urban unemployment and quiet the violence of radical student groups.S. Angry mobs online have swarmed any criticism of China’s leaders or a perceived lack of loyalty to the country.-led forces, Mr. China refers to the conflict, in which it sent troops to aid North Korean forces against a United Nations coalition led by America, as the “War to Resist U.

Xi on Friday called on Chinese people to emulate their forebears’ patriotism and resolve in combating present-day threats to China’s interests posed by foreign aggressors. Some have lost their jobs. A bag of anti-flea powder sat prominently displayed on the window ledge, a testament to the fleabites young Xi endured. The “War to Resist U.S.. Aggression and Aid Korea,” as it is known in China, “let the world know that the Chinese people are now organized and aren’t to be trifled with,” Mr. They were all receiving required training as supervisors of the Young Pioneers, a Communist Party youth organization, and would then pass on the “red spirit” they’d acquired here to their students, one of the teachers said. Xi said at a nationally televised ceremony held in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, quoting Mao Zedong’s remarks at a 1953 leadership meeting.. “Arrogance, always doing as one pleases, acts of hegemony, overbearance or bullying will lead nowhere,” Xi said, according to comments released by the official Xinhua News Agency.

“Once provoked, things will get ugly,” Mr. Xi said, drawing loud applause from the audience. You could say it set the path for the rest of my life,” Xi said in a 2004 interview with the People’s Daily. Although Mr. Xi didn’t mention current tensions with Washington, his speech was overtly about standing up to the U.S. But whereas Mao incited grass-roots movements and armed struggle, Xi’s approach to power eschews mass mobilization.S.

, said John Delury, a professor of Chinese studies at Yonsei University in Seoul. “The message is that we’ve done this before and we can do it again—if anything we can do it better now, we’re much stronger.” The speech marked China’s latest rhetorical thrust in fraying ties with the U. Under Mao, the legal system was “decimated,” he said.S. that have deteriorated to their worst level in decades. Trump said he had warded off a war that could have threatened millions of lives, and that former President Barack Obama had told him he viewed potential danger from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as among the greatest national security threats.

Wide-ranging discord over trade, technology, global influence and U. When the Cultural Revolution began in 1966, his father, Xi Zhongxun, a founding revolutionary who joined the party while in jail at age 14 for trying to poison his “reactionary” schoolteacher, had already fallen into disgrace.S. support for the island democracy of Taiwan has ravaged relations between the world’s two largest economies while fueling criticism of Mr. Xi’s aggressive style among some members of the Beijing elite. Some of his mentors committed suicide. With President Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, both saying they would take a tough line with Beijing, Mr. presidential debate.

Xi’s speech indicates that he is buckling down for prolonged tensions. His rousing rhetoric also suggests he wants to whip up patriotic sentiment to gird his personal authority, as pandemic-induced economic woes threaten to stir unrest, China politics watchers say. (Alice Su / Los Angeles Times) Advertisement “It’s hard to think of someone who’d more fanatically put party interests above his own interest,” said Joseph Torigian, a professor of history and politics at American University who is writing a biography of Xi Zhongxun. Mr. Xi struck a “fearsome” tone in a speech aimed at mobilizing Chinese society for a struggle, said Deng Yuwen, a former deputy editor at the Study Times, a newspaper published by Beijing’s Central Party School, which trains China’s political elite. “His goal is to unify the nation to resist the U.” At home, Xi Zhongxun — who worked at a tractor factory when he was purged but later became vice premier — was a “brutal disciplinarian” who struggled with depression, Torigian said, according to memoirs, unpublished diaries and interviews with friends of the family.S.

S.” China’s Communist Party has long celebrated the Korean War as a seminal moment in entrenching its revolutionary victory in the face of Western imperialist intervention. Chinese troops, whom Beijing characterized as a volunteer army, entered combat in October 1950 as U. Xi Jinping was locked up several times because of his father’s position and had to denounce him in public, he said in a 1992 interview with the Washington Post: “‘Even if you don’t understand, you are forced to understand,’ he said with a trace of bitterness.S.-led United Nations forces threatened to overwhelm North Korea just months after the war began with Pyongyang’s invasion of South Korea.S.

The fighting concluded with a 1953 armistice, but no peace treaty has since been signed, meaning the two Koreas remain in a technical state of war. They believed they were bringing about utopia. Despite the stalemate, official party histories portray Chinese forces as victorious in their fight to safeguard national security and halt Western expansionism in Asia—a narrative Mr. Xi upheld in his speech. The Friday ceremony was China’s highest-profile commemoration of the Korean War since 2000, the last time a Chinese leader marked the occasion with a major memorial address. “He sees himself as the legitimate successor of the CCP red dynasty by blood,” said Yinghong Cheng, a professor of history at Delaware State University. More recently, Mr. AP NEWS.

Xi, as China’s vice president and leader-in-waiting, delivered a speech in 2010 to mark the 60th anniversary of Chinese involvement in the conflict. Mr.” A photo from 1975 shows Xi Jinping sitting in the center of the front row, surrounded by villagers in Liangjiahe before he went to university as a “worker-peasant-soldier” student. Xi struck a more martial tone on Friday than he did a decade ago. In his new speech, he cited the spirit of anti-American resistance to galvanize support for his efforts to strengthen Communist Party dominance over Chinese society, ensure China’s economic self-reliance and remold its military into a world-beating fighting force. “Backwardness begets being bullied, and only through development can we strengthen ourselves,” Mr.’ A prominent Chinese historian Most of Xi’s generation were idealists when they were young, said a prominent Chinese historian who also spent years as a “sent-down youth” and asked not to use his name for protection.

Xi said. “Without a strong military, there can be no strong motherland.” Rather than criticize the U. I needed to adjust from the roots, to spit out that wolf’s milk we had all drunk,” the historian said.S. directly, Mr.

Xi took aim at unilateralism, protectionism and arrogant, hegemonic behavior—labels that Beijing has repeatedly pinned on President Trump’s policies toward China. He left Liangjiahe for Tsinghua University in 1975 as a “worker-peasant-soldier” student, children with “red” class backgrounds who were nominated to return to school during the Cultural Revolution by their work teams. Mr. Xi also appeared to warn against U.S. It was there he saw firsthand how market reforms brought wealth and rising living standards — but also an explosion of corruption. attempts to pressure Beijing through closer cooperation with Taiwan, which the Communist Party claims as its territory and has pledged to assimilate, by force if necessary.

China will “never allow any person or any force to violate and split the motherland’s sacred territory,” Mr. Xi said. But Xi’s vision of reform was different. “Once such severe circumstances occur, the Chinese people shall deliver a head-on blow.” Beijing has been building up this message of patriotic resistance ahead of Mr. Xi’s speech. China needed a strong “man” to reassert the party’s power and inspire the masses.

State broadcaster China Central Television started airing a 20-episode documentary series on the Korean War earlier this month, in which the U.S. is portrayed as an imperialist aggressor—in line with longstanding Chinese narratives. He targeted corruption, taking on officials as powerful as Zhou Yongkang, the former head of China’s security apparatus. Mr. Xi also toured on Monday a new museum exhibition in Beijing commemorating the Korean War, telling senior officials that the conflict bequeathed a spiritual legacy that would inspire the Chinese people to “overcome all difficulties and dangers, and defeat every formidable foe.

” Write to Chun Han Wong at chunhan. Xi’s ambitions abroad have been just as grand.wong@wsj.com Copyright ©2020 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Xi often says that this era is one of “great change unseen in a hundred years,” namely that the world’s top superpower is in decline, and that this is China’s moment to rise. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8 .