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China Holds More Military Exercises Amid Tensions With U.S.

Posted By admin On August 5, 2010 @ 8:23 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Patrick Goodenough
CNS News [1]
Thursday, August 5, 2010

(CNSNews.com) – Chinese armed forces on Thursday continued a second set of back-to-back exercises, underscoring expanding capabilities and ambitions that have prompted unease among top U.S. military officers. That unease has been exacerbated by Beijing’s freezing of military-to-military ties.

The five-day air defense force drill involving seven different types of aircraft, missile facilities and 12,000 personnel comes on the heels of live-fire naval exercises in the South China Sea, where China is embroiled in long-running disputes over territory and natural resources with multiple countries in Southeast Asia.

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Relations between China and U.S. have taken several hits in recent weeks. Beijing, angered by U.S. naval operations in neighboring waters, bristled particularly over a newly articulated U.S. position on the South China Sea disputes.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unleashed a strong Chinese reaction when she said during a regional security forum in Hanoi that it was a U.S. “national interest” to see freedom of navigation and respect for international law in the South China Sea

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