Defense Secretary James Mattis reassured Japan over the weekend that the United States would defend a pair of disputed islands in the East China Sea controlled by Tokyo but also claimed by Beijing.
China on Monday said it had “lodged representations” with the United States over Washington’s new sanctions list targeting Iran, which includes Chinese companies and individuals.
The federal government leases space from foreign owners that is used by various agencies to store sensitive information and conduct classified operations, raising concerns about potential security implications.
China flight tested a new variant of a long-range missile with 10 warheads in what defense officials say represents a dramatic shift in Beijing’s strategic nuclear posture.
The Chinese government is engaged in a systematic cyber-economic campaign across multiple industries in the United States, according to expert testimony before a congressional commission.
China may be testing a new, long-range air-to-air missile that could take out early warning aircraft and aerial refueling aircraft, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, after pictures of the new missile surfaced online.
Defense Secretary James Mattis will visit the Asia-Pacific region next week, amid warnings from Chinese officials over the Trump administration’s comments about the South China Sea and rumblings from North Korea about test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile.
A top Chinese official pushed back after the administration of Donald Trump indicated that the U.S. would protect its interests in the South China Sea, warning that the matter is “not for the United States” to get involved in.
The U.S. Army’s ground combat systems risk being surpassed by those under development by foreign countries such as Russia and China, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service.
China said on Tuesday it had “irrefutable” sovereignty over disputed islands in the South China Sea after the White House vowed to defend “international territories” in the strategic waterway.