Latest "Beijing" stories
Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone
The Defense Ministry said Taiwan scrambled combat aircraft to “warn” the Chinese planes to leave.
US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan
The worry about Taiwan comes as China wields new strength from years of military buildup.
By Robert Burns, The Associated Press
China protests latest US Navy mission in South China Sea
The guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain is "trespassing" in South China Sea says PLA.
Russia slams US arguments for low-yield nukes
The U.S. State Department argued in a paper released last week that fitting the low-yield nuclear warheads to submarine-launched ballistic missiles would help counter potential new threats from Russia and China.
Esper’s dark vision for US-China conflict makes war more likely
If Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s grim vision becomes reality, American troops may soon be fighting China, embarking on a new and far larger conflict that would make Afghanistan look like child’s play.
By Bonnie Kristian