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Trump's Space Force is about beating China, as Beijing's talking like it already owns space

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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The US just laid out its plans for the future of space and took a big shot at China's ambitions in the process.
The head of the Chinese lunar exploration program recently described space like it was the South China Sea, an area Beijing has seized with force and militarized after wrecking the environment to build new islands.
The US is the only power strong enough to stop Beijing in the South China Sea - or in space.
Space is full of chokepoints and strategic locations that China could pin down and establish control of.
The US is locked in fight to maintain an edge on...
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'Keep out!' China sends six warnings to a US Navy plane, but the US didn't back down

'Keep out!' China sends six warnings to a US Navy plane, but the US didn't back down

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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China sent six warning to a US Navy plane operating in the South China Sea Friday, ordering the American crew to "leave immediately and keep out."
The US Navy aircraft stayed the course, insisting that it was within its legal rights.
The incident follows a report from the Philippine government revealing that China has been sending out threatening radio queries to foreign ships and planes at an increased frequency.
The US Navys' operations in the South China Sea have not been affected.
Chinese forces deployed to the hotly-contested South China Sea ordered a US Navy...
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