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  • Inside China: Massive flight woes and a missile test

    Twelve of China's busiest airports are experiencing massive flight delays and cancellations that will last until Aug. 15, due to airspace restrictions imposed as a result of a mysterious air force drill that authorities say was the official reason.


  • Chinese military growing in size and reach, Pentagon report shows

    Away from the Chinese military's expanding capabilities in cyberspace and electronic warfare, Beijing is growing the size and reach of its naval fleet, advancing its air force and testing a host of new missiles, the Pentagon said Thursday.


  • Little public action in Chinese cyberspying case

    Two weeks ago, Attorney General Eric Holder vowed to bring to a U.S. courtroom five members of the Chinese military who the U.S. accused of hacking computers for economic espionage purposes. The FBI even published "Wanted" posters with pictures of all five.


  • Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014. Holder announced that a U.S. grand jury has charged five Chinese hackers with economic espionage and trade secret theft, the first-of-its-kind criminal charges against Chinese military officials in an international cyber-espionage case. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Guide to US allegations of China cyberspying

    The Obama administration has brought unprecedented criminal charges against five officials in the Chinese military for hacking into private U.S. companies' systems and stealing trade secrets. It was the first time the U.S. has revealed any evidence the Chinese government was going after American companies' private information for economic gain.


  • Press materials are displayed on a table of the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, May 19, 2014, before Attorney General Eric Holder was to speak at a news conference. Holder was announcing that a U.S. grand jury has charged five Chinese hackers with economic espionage and trade secret theft, the first-of-its-kind criminal charges against Chinese military officials in an international cyber-espionage case. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    US charges Chinese officials in cyberspying case

    Accusing China of vast business spying, the United States charged five military officials on Monday with hacking into U.S. companies to steal vital trade secrets in a case intensifying already-rising tensions between the international economic giants.


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    Inside China: Marine's comment on islands draws sharp Chinese response

    A casual remark by a U.S. general during a breakfast has made China mad, really mad, and Beijing's response is far less than civil and humble.


  • U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and China's President Xi Jinping, right, shake hands before their bilateral meeting at the G-20 Summit, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Inside the Ring: China driving U.S. out of Asia

    China wants to drive the U.S. military out of Asia, and operates under a different strategic culture from that of the United States.


  • China magazine: PLA official probed for corruption

    Under the cover of night, investigators last year hauled away four truckloads of plunder including gold statues and boxes of high-end liquor that were allegedly part of the ill-gotten gains of a Chinese general under investigation for corruption, a financial magazine reported.


  • In 2001, a Chinese J-8 fighter crashed into a U.S. EP-3 (above) surveillance aircraft flying some 70 miles off the Chinese coast, setting off a crisis for new President George W. Bush. (U.S. Navy)

    Inside the Ring: China targeting U.S. spy flights amid escalating tensions

    China's air force planned to impose the controversial air defense identification zone several years ago to assert territorial control and counter U.S. aerial spying, defense officials tell Inside the Ring.


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