There is “no doubt” America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan has “emboldened” China, according to Sky News host Catherine McGregor.
It comes amid escalating tensions between China and Taiwan, with Chinese aircrafts routinely flying into Taiwanese airspace.
Ms McGregor said it has been a “ruthless” display of force by Beijing.
“They sense that the west is in irreversible decline, that’s their narrative,” she said.
Ms McGregor discussed the latest developments with Liberal Senator Jim Molan.