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China gets ready for naval war on four fronts

Warships at sea

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 28, 2020 BEIJING (Reuters) – China began five military exercises simultaneously along different parts of its coast on Monday, the second time in two months it will have such concurrent drills against a backdrop of rising regional tension. Two of the exercises are being held near the Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea, one in the …

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18 Chinese Warplanes Threaten Taiwan During U.S. Visit

Fighter jet. Rockets

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 China launches combat drills in Taiwan Strait, warns U.S. not to “play with fire” TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as 18 Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, crossing the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, in response to a senior U.S. official holding talks in Taipei. China had earlier announced combat drills and …

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Fears rise over Taiwan conflict amid China-US tensions

Aircraft carrier, warships, fighter jets

REUTERS, AUGUST 26, 2020 One scenario proposed is that a disputed U.S. election gives China the opportunity to move on Taiwan while Washington and the world are distracted. TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Numerous Chinese and U.S. military exercises, Taiwan missiles tracking Chinese fighters and plummeting China-U.S. ties make for a heady cocktail of tension that is raising fears of conflict touched …

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