DOWNREP #010: China to Wage War in Space While Myanmar Vows to Crush Enemies
ICOD: 27 March 23
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China is expanding its non-kinetic warfare strategies to space, according to military intelligence veteran Col. Vinayak Bhat. China's propaganda and cybersecurity tactics, as well as its diplomatic efforts to lure countries away from Taiwan, will increase tensions in the Indo-Pacific region.
Putin's allegations about the US and NATO seeking to build a new global "axis," and Russia and China's increased cooperation in the military sphere, will exacerbate the pseudo-arms race in the region.
Myanmar's military junta displayed its military might during a parade to mark Armed Forces Day, showing a willingness to use force to maintain its grip on power.
China has been relatively silent on the crisis, likely to avoid being seen as interfering in the internal affairs of another country.