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  • Inside the Ring

    Chinese computer hackers, some linked to the military, engaged in an aggressive international campaign of electronic espionage through the Internet from 2003 through at least 2009, according to documents obtained by Inside the Ring.


  • Chinese paramilitary policemen stand guard near Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China's capital. (Associated Press)

    Report: China building electromagnetic pulse weapons for use against U.S. carriers

    China's military is developing electromagnetic pulse weapons that Beijing plans to use against U.S. aircraft carriers in any future conflict over Taiwan, according to an intelligence report made public on Thursday.


  • TOPICS LIMITED: Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Liang Guanglie welcomes U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates in Beijing on Monday. Gen. Liang rejected suggestions for nuclear and security talks. (Bloomberg)

    China spurns strategic security talks with U.S.

    China's defense minister on Monday rebuffed an offer from Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates to hold strategic nuclear talks, saying military dialogue will be limited to counterpiracy, counterterrorism and peacekeeping cooperation.


  • ** FILE ** The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington leads South Korean warships during joint military drills in the East Sea/Sea of Japan on Monday, July 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Jung-joon)

    China has carrier-killer missile, U.S. admiral says

    China's military is deploying a new anti-ship ballistic missile that can sink U.S. aircraft carriers, a weapon that specialists say gives Beijing new power-projection capabilities that will affect U.S. support for its Pacific allies.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, left, shakes hands with President Barack Obama after the leaders declaration at the APEC summit in Yokohama, Japan, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010.

    Chinese missiles can ravage U.S. bases

    China's military can destroy five out of six U.S. bases in Asia with waves of missile strikes as the result of its large-scale military buildup that threatens U.S. access and freedom of navigation in East Asia, according to a forthcoming congressional report.


  • Inside the Ring

    China recently conducted a long-range missile flight test that remains shrouded in secrecy. A U.S. official confirmed that China's military fired a missile from the Taiyuan missile center, about 320 miles southwest of Beijing, to Korla, a city in western China some 1,800 miles away. The Sept. 25 test highlights what China military specialists say is the growing threat posed by Beijing's development of long- and short-range ballistic and cruise missiles, and its new missile defense interceptors.


  • **FILE** Chinese army trucks carrying new long-range and cruise missiles are shown off during China's 60th anniversary celebration in October 2009. (Associated Press)

    China targets U.S. troops with arms buildup

    China is aggressively building up military forces capable of striking U.S. forces in the western Pacific and elsewhere as part of what the Pentagon calls an array of high-tech "anti-access" missiles, submarines and warplanes in its latest annual report.


  • **FILE** Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates (left) and Gen. Xu Caihou, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, listen to national anthems at an Oct. 27, 2009, welcome ceremony at the Pentagon. (Associated Press)

    China report to be released by Pentagon

    The Pentagon this week will release its long-delayed annual report to Congress on China's military with a new title that officials say reflects the Obama administration's conciliatory, "soft power" approach to world affairs.


  • **FILE** Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Republican

    Senators rap Pentagon's delay on China report

    Republican and Democratic senators alike are calling on the Pentagon to explain why it has failed to provide Congress with an annual report on China's military power that was needed for debate on the defense bills.


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