Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley sought to avert conflict with China over Trump fears, new book reports

Sept. 14, 2021, 7:14 p.m.

(NBC News) According to Bob Woodward and Robert Costa’s new book “Peril,” Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley called his counterpart in China twice in the closing months of President Trump’s time in office to tell him the U.S. would not strike China.

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