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David Lague

Special Report: Pentagon's latest salvo against China's growing might - Cold War bombers

01 Sep 2020

HONG KONG On July 21, two U.S Air Force B-1B bombers took off from Guam and headed west over the Pacific Ocean to the hotly contested South China Sea. The sleek jets made a low-level pass over the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and its escorting fleet, which was exercising nearby in the Philippines Sea, according to images released by the U.S. military.

特別リポート:急拡大する中国「海兵隊」、権益確保へ世界展開

26 Jul 2020

[香港 20日 ロイター] - 中国が1990年代半ばに軍事力拡大に乗り出した時点で、最優先目標に掲げていたのは、本土沿岸に接近する米軍を徹底的にたたく戦力を整えることだった。だが今や、人民解放軍は世界各地で米国の力に挑戦するための準備を進めつつある。

Special Report: China expands amphibious forces in challenge to U.S. beyond Asia

20 Jul 2020

HONG KONG China launched its military build-up in the mid-1990s with a top priority: keep the United States at bay in any conflict by making the waters off the Chinese coast a death trap. Now, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is preparing to challenge American power further afield.

Special Report: Hong Kong's top cop overshadows embattled leader Lam as China cracks down

08 Jul 2020

HONG KONG As Hong Kong fretted over tough new national security legislation Beijing was fashioning earlier this year, Chris Tang enthusiastically supported the move. It was needed, Hong Kong's combative police chief said, to extinguish calls for the city's independence and restore order.

Xi makes high-stakes power play in move to subdue Hong Kong

23 May 2020

HONG KONG For Chinese leader Xi Jinping it is a high-stakes power play. His move to impose tough national security laws on Hong Kong risks reigniting pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into chaos last year, increasing tensions in an already fraught relationship with the United States and undermining Hong Kong's status as a global financial hub.

Special Report: U.S. rearms to nullify China's missile supremacy

06 May 2020

HONG KONG As Washington and Beijing trade barbs over the coronavirus pandemic, a longer-term struggle between the two Pacific powers is at a turning point, as the United States rolls out new weapons and strategy in a bid to close a wide missile gap with China.

Special Report: U.S. rearms to nullify China's missile supremacy

06 May 2020

HONG KONG As Washington and Beijing trade barbs over the coronavirus pandemic, a longer-term struggle between the two Pacific powers is at a turning point, as the United States rolls out new weapons and strategy in a bid to close a wide missile gap with China.

SPECIAL REPORT-U.S. rearms to nullify China's missile supremacy

06 May 2020

HONG KONG, May 6 As Washington and Beijing trade barbs over the coronavirus pandemic, a longer-term struggle between the two Pacific powers is at a turning point, as the United States rolls out new weapons and strategy in a bid to close a wide missile gap with China.

Special Report: How murder, kidnappings and miscalculation set off Hong Kong’s revolt

21 Dec 2019

HONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the plan that ignited the revolt in her city was born of a straightforward quest for justice.

Special Report: China quietly doubles troop levels in Hong Kong, envoys say

30 Sep 2019

HONG KONG Last month, Beijing moved thousands of troops across the border into this restive city. They came in on trucks and armoured cars, by bus and by ship.

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