Chinese jets intercept U.S. recon plane, almost colliding over South China Sea

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May 26, 2016

Two Chinese tactical fighters intercepted a U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea earlier this week, a Pentagon spokeswoman announced Wednesday.

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Washington Post

Chinese ballistic missiles dubbed ‘Guam Killer’ pose increasing threat to U.S. island, report says

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May 13, 2016

While China has long had the ability to strike Guam with long-range nuclear missiles, the Chinese military is expending an increasing amount of resources to hit the key U.S. island with more conventional weapons in the event of a conflict, according to a government report released Tuesday.

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The Washington Post

Space warfare with Russia and China? Pentagon urged to prepare for it

February 1, 2016

Picture this: A Chinese fighter jet accidentally crashes into a Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane while attempting to buzz it over the South China Sea, killing all on board both aircraft. Fearing U.S. retaliation, China goes a relatively unexpected route: It uses surface-to-air missiles to shoot numerous U.S. satellites out of the heavens in quick

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New York Times

U.S. Tech Giants May Blur National Security Boundaries in China Deals

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November 4, 2015

HONG KONG — One Chinese technology company receives crucial technical guidance from a former People’s Liberation Army rear admiral. Another company developed the electronics on China’s first atomic bomb. A third sells technology to China’s air-to-air missile research academy. Their ties to the Chinese military run deep, and they all have something else in common:

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American Enterprise Institute

China’s discomfort in an American world

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October 30, 2015

If the end of the Cold War provided a temporary reprieve from great-power rivalry, the Sino-American relationship is currently heralding its return. Although strategic competition is not the only dimension of the Sino-American relationship, it is beginning to define it. This turn of events should not surprise Washington. In its short history, the United States

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New York Times

U.S. Tech Giants May Blur National Security Boundaries in China Deals

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October 2, 2015

HONG KONG — One Chinese technology company receives crucial technical guidance from a former People’s Liberation Army rear admiral. Another company developed the electronics on China’s first atomic bomb. A third sells technology to China’s air-to-air missile research academy.

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The Wall Street Journal

Five Chinese Navy Ships Are Operating in Bering Sea off Alaska

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September 3, 2015

Five Chinese navy ships are currently operating in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska, Pentagon officials said Wednesday, marking the first time the U.S. military has seen them in the area. The officials have been tracking the movements in recent days of three Chinese combat ships, a replenishment vessel and an amphibious landing

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Washington Post

See China’s rapid island-building strategy in action

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July 1, 2015

New images taken just this week show China building what look like military bases on reclaimed land in the South China Sea, a development likely to add to concerns in the United States and among its Asian neighbors. China said on Tuesday that land reclamation had now finished on “some islands” in the South China

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Washington Post

With a series of major hacks, China builds a database on Americans

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June 5, 2015

China is building massive databases of Americans’ personal information by hacking government agencies and U.S. health care companies, using a high-tech tactic to achieve an age-old goal of espionage: recruiting spies or gaining more information on an adversary, U.S. officials and analysts say.  

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The National Interest

Confirmed: China Is Building 2nd Aircraft Carrier

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May 18, 2015

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is building its second aircraft carrier, several senior Chinese military officials have confirmed, a Hong Kong daily is reporting. On Monday, Taiwan Focus News Channel cited the Chinese-language The Hong Kong Commercial Daily in reporting that China has begun work on its second aircraft carrier, which will have a more

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