China confirmed that its only aircraft carrier held take-off and landing drills in the South China Sea with other warships and fighter jets on Monday.
The year is 2028. It is August and the weather is hot. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Col. Sun Kangzhou and three highly trained special operations commandos from the Chengdu military region in southern China are sitting in two vehicles outside a Wal-Mart Supercenter in rural Pennsylvania about 115 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.
U.S. presidents often enter office with grandiose plans to remake the country’s foreign policy. They often collide with a greater reality: a complex, chaotic and frequently troubled world that presents endless challenges and scuttles plans.
China’s military advanced along several fronts in 2016 in its concerted program to develop new asymmetric and conventional warfare capabilities while continuing to challenge the United States for military control of key waterways in Asia.
Lawmakers are demanding a longer review of a Chinese firm’s deal to purchase the Chicago Stock Exchange, doubling down on concerns over the impact of the sale on U.S. national security and the financial security of the American market place.
Donald Trump has chosen economist Peter Navarro to head the newly-formed White House Trade Council, the president-elect’s transition team said in a statement Wednesday.
Russia successfully flight tested a new missile capable of knocking out strategic U.S. communications and navigation satellites, according to Pentagon officials.
China has returned an unmanned underwater vehicle to the U.S. that its navy seized in international waters of the South China Sea last Thursday.
U.S. officials are still negotiating the return of an unmanned oceanic drone seized by the Chinese navy last week.