Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio and Scott Walker are doubling down on their criticism of President Obama for hosting Chinese President Xi Jingping at a White House state dinner next month.
Chinese authorities are now exerting pressure on Christians in Hong Kong, the latest blow to freedoms in the city that has traditionally enjoyed some autonomy from the mainland, the New York Times reports.
The Pentagon is deploying three B-2 nuclear-capable bombers to the Pacific island of Guam amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said on Monday.
Gov. Scott Walker (R., Wisc.), a leading Republican presidential candidate, urged President Obama on Monday to cancel the upcoming state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping amid concerns about Beijing’s military actions and human rights abuses.
China has expanded construction of manmade islands in the South China Sea to a total of nearly 3,000 acres and is taking steps to militarize the islands for power projection capabilities, according to a Pentagon study made public Friday.
A student undergoing military training at a high school in China recently called police because he felt too tired to complete the exercise.
China this week carried out another test of a new high-tech hypersonic glide vehicle, an ultra high-speed missile designed to deliver nuclear weapons and avoid defenses.
Chinese authorities are still holding 22 human rights lawyers and activists after a widespread crackdown last month, including several in unknown locations.
China and Russia are cracking down on civil society groups that receive funding from the United States and other countries, an escalation of campaigns by both authoritarian governments to maintain popular support through patriotic mobilization.
China conducted a flight test this month of its newest long-range missile that U.S. intelligence agencies say lofted two independently-targeted simulated nuclear warheads, according to defense officials.