A staggering audio leak from a top-secret meeting of Chinese military officials reveals China is making plans to conquer Taiwan in a battle of reunification and rejuvenation. This is the first time that a recording of a top-secret meeting of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been leaked.
Reportedly, “allies” within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) identifying by the codename “Thunder” recorded the meeting, which took place on 14 May, 2022.
There is now a hunt to uncover the source of the leak.
The leaked audio with English translation was originally posted by Lude media on Youtube.
The leak has surfaced at a time when the Communist Party of China (CPC) is reportedly experiencing a bitter power struggle for a new leadership to be named at its 20th party congress later this year.
“Crushing Taiwan Independence”
The meeting reveals details of how China plans to conquer Taiwan.
“The focus of the Taiwan Strait is: replenish sources of troops, frontline momentum protection and guarantee, armors and logistics protection, air and sea route protection, and guaranteed successful island landing.”, one official can be heard saying.
Officials discuss the importance of achieving “strategic decisive final victory” for “national rejuvenation” and the “world’s strategic pattern”, and how to implement the “transition from peacetime to wartime”:
“Fellow comrades, strategic decisive final victory is not only a matter of national rejuvenation and the future fate of our country, but also impact on the world’s strategic pattern. Therefore, the implementation of the transition of the peacetime to wartime is a key step in winning the national final war, the overall political war, and the people’s war of the new era, therefore the strategic final victory must be seized firmly well in our hands.”
“First, to unify the ideological understanding, reinforcing the self awareness of peacetime to wartime transition, without sparing a battle, crushing Taiwan independence and the schemes of powerful enemies, and resolutely defending national sovereignty and territorial integrity. It is a major strategic decision made by the Party Central Committee, General Secretary Xi Jinping, to coordinate two major international and domestic situations and the overall situation of the strategy for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, taking into account the current situation. “
“To maintain stability on the home front, combine the power of the party, government, military, policy and civil as a whole, to help guard 61 important military targets and 276 important civilian targets, high-handed control of the people and coercive management of society to reduce people’s discontent and resistance and continue to move the war forward. Over!”
Planning for Propaganda
The meeting also reveals how the PLA plans to win the propaganda war in the war on Taiwan.
“We have feedback that since we’re going to start a war now, some people are eager to participate, while others are afraid, timid, and escaping from the war!”
“On the one hand, I suggest we should widen the scope of propaganda. All mainstream media should propagate our determination of strategic victory to conquer Taiwan, which relates to the reunification of China and the great rejuvenation of the nation! And stimulate the people’s determination to fight against our enemies together in Guangdong province.”
“First, we must strengthen the awareness of the overall situation, gather our strength to return to unity, and contain strategic decisive victory. It is a battle of reunification, a battle of revival, which can only be successful but not failure. Order consciousness, resolutely implement, all energy, focus on the war, all work serves the war, all resources are tilted to the war, and contribute to the realization of the complete reunification of the motherland and the great rejuvenation of the nation.”
In the recording, Political Commissar Wang Shouxin can be heard making a “comment” on how China intends to mobilize Chinese immigrants overseas to win the war.
“Overseas mobilization is an important support for the strategic victory against Taiwan. It is necessary to give full play to the advantages of our province having a large number of overseas Chinese immigrants from our province, many state-owned and private enterprises going abroad, and many economic and trade cooperation with countries along the Belt and Road.”
“Adopt the method of covering the army with people and supporting the army with the people, sometimes hidden, sometimes revealed and mobilizing the purchase of high-end chips, precision machinery, special materials, and other materials that are in short supply in China. As well as large quantities of strategic reserve materials such as oil, grain, minerals, etc.,, to solve the dilemma of the Western Alliance’s pursuit and interception of strategic materials in the wartime, vigorously mobilize overseas Chinese immigrants and groups, actively participate in supporting and safeguarding our military operations, and increase the introduction of special professionals. Strive to make sure the global resources are available to us and ensure that foreign aid is effective and efficient.”
Learn from the “conflict between Russia and Ukraine” and the “epidemic prevention” to Win the War.
The officials also discuss how China can learn from “the conflict between Russia and Ukraine” and the need to “fully absorb the experience of epidemic prevention and control in previous years”:
“First, strengthen the protection of the political field. Judging from the recent local wars, especially the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the United States and the West will try their best to slander and smear me, try to confuse right and wrong, and shake my will to win a just and decisive battle. We must give full plat to the legal struggle of public opinion, psychology and the role of the militia team, strengthen the guidance of public opinion and psychological protection, and gather the positive energy of patriotism and support of the army. (52.11)
“Second, give full play to the advantages of the people’s war, fully absorb the experience of epidemic prevention and control in previous years, fully mobilize grass-roots organizations, widely mobilize cadres and the masses, organize military, police and civilian forces, carry our grid management and control, create an atmosphere for the whole people to prepare for war, and improve the people’s endurance to bear war disasters, so that the enemy spy has no place to hide.”