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May 3, 2019

DOD Official Details Continuing Chinese Military Buildup

China continues to build up its military to challenge and supplant the United States as the preeminent power in the Indo-Pacific region, the assistant defense secretary for Indo-Pacific security affairs said.

March 13, 2019

China a Rising Threat to National Security, Say DOD Leaders

China is building up its military in ways that threaten U.S. and allied interests in the Western Pacific and in the South China Sea in particular, the deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment said.

Feb. 12, 2019

Indo-Pacific Command Worried About China’s Path

The commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command told Congress that he is encouraged about progress with Asia’s near-term threat — North Korea — but is worried about the path China is on.

Jan. 15, 2019

DIA’s China Military Power Report Details Leaders’ Strategy

China’s military rise is well-planned, and Chinese leaders are following a strategy they believe will lead to greater power and influence both regionally and globally, according to an unclassified report released by the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Dec. 13, 2018

National Security Advisor Unveils Administration’s Africa Strategy

National Security Advisor John Bolton unveiled the Trump administration’s Africa strategy designed to counter Chinese influence on the continent and push African nations to show some results from the aid they receive from the United States.

Aug. 21, 2018

DoD Report Details China’s Growing Military, Economic Power

While the Defense Department engages substantively with China’s military, DoD will also continue to monitor and adapt to the nation’s evolving military strategy, doctrine and force development, an annual DoD report to Congress said.

June 29, 2018

Mattis Consults with South Korean Allies After China Visit

After meetings in Beijing with Chinese leaders including President Xi Jinping, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis traveled to South Korea’s capital of Seoul to brief leaders.

June 28, 2018

Mattis, Chinese Central Military Committee Official Meet in Beijing

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Central Military Commission Vice Chairman Gen. Xu Qiliang of China at the People’s Liberation Army’s Bayi Building in Beijing to reduce risk and strategic uncertainty.

June 27, 2018

Mattis Meets With Chinese Counterpart in Beijing

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis emphasized that the U.S. and China bear responsibility for a military-to-military relationship that serves the interests of both countries and the security of the Indo-Pacific region during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.

June 21, 2018

DoD Officials: Chinese Actions Threaten U.S. Technological, Industrial Base

The Defense Department is facing unprecedented threats to its technological and industrial base as China and other nations actively seek out advanced technology and intellectual property, DoD officials told a House panel.

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