ポンペイ, Trump national security adviser in the dark on Milley's China intel and outreach, ソースは言う

想定される諜報活動は、統合参謀本部議長の基礎となった。. マーク・ミリーが中国人の相手に連絡する, 遺伝子. 人民解放軍の李Zuocheng, 本に記載されているように “危険,” co-written by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Robert Costa.

さらに, the former officials told Fox News that neither Pompeo nor O’Brien had spoken to Milley about the intelligence or the calls Milley made to China – one prior to November’s election and a second on Jan. 8, 2021, following the Capitol riots that took place two days earlier.

MILLEY SECRETLY CALLED CHINESE OFFICIALS OUT OF FEAR TRUMP WOULD ‘ATTACKIN FINAL DAYS, BOOK CLAIMS

The book from Woodward and Costa claimed Milley reached out to Li after he had reviewed intelligence that the Chinese were concerned about a possible U.S. attack amid military exercises in the South China Sea. In the second call, Milley reportedly assured China that the U.S. would not attack or advance on them.

Milley gave his first public comments on the controversy Friday, telling The Associated Press the calls wereperfectly within the duties and responsibilitiesof his job. He also described the conversations as “ルーティーン” そして ]done “この場合、戦略的安定性を確保するために、同盟国と敵対者の両方を安心させる。”

MILLEY SPOKESMAN DEFENDS CALLS WITH CHINA AS ‘VITAL’ TO ‘AVOIDING UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OR CONFLICT’

Former acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller, who was in office during the period after the 2020 election through Inauguration Day, 彼は言った “did not and would not ever authorizeMilley to have such calls, describing the allegations in the book as adisgraceful and unprecedented act of insubordination.

我ら. 役人, しかしながら, told Fox News the callswere not secret,” and were coordinated with the Defense secretary’s office.

Fox News learned that 15 officials were present for the calls, which were conducted via video conferencing. Sources familiar with the calls said that there were notetakers present for the calls, and that they had been made with the knowledge of Miller and his predecessor, former Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

フォックス・ニュース’ Brooke Singman and Jennifer Griffin contributed to this report.

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