China Puts On Major Show of Force Around Neighbor


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China's forces flexed their air muscles around neighboring Taiwan on Wednesday, sending 20 mostly manned aircraft into the island's air defense zone, the Taiwanese Defense Ministry said in a daily report. The military aircraft were among 32 detected near Taiwan proper in the 24 hours to 6 a.m. on Thursday, according to Taipei, which also revealed that a suspected Chinese drone had probed one of the island's best kept secrets during a long-range patrol. Newsweek's map shows the borders of Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), which it says have been violated on a near-daily basis since the autumn of...