China-US tension sees Asian rivals sliding into dangerous missile arms race 'a powder keg'


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Asia has launched into a dangerous arms race as tensions between US and China have regional powers scrambling to boost missile stockpiles. US allies in the region such as Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan are reportedly concerned supplies of US-made missiles could be cut off in the event of a war with China. According to the Indian WION news channel, the countries in the region are now looking to develop their own sophisticated long-range weapons sparking a fierce arms race. WION News anchor Jodie Cohen said: “China and the US possess missiles of the greatest range but others aren’t far...