Sunday, April 23, 2017

US official: With eye on North Korea, China puts bombers on 'high alert'

This CNN article talks about China who temporarily put cruise missile-bombers on "high alert" in response to a potential crisis with North Korea.  Chinese spokesperson have expressed concern about recent missile tests conducted by North Korea. In response to North Koreas aggression, China has also increased their number of military aircrafts according to a US official. According to sources, this militiary measure is only a temporary measure to react to North Korea's most recent missile tests. China is anticipated to maintain a normal level of readiness in order to respond to a potential armed conflict in a timely manner. Furthermore, China is opposed to US military presence in South Korea.

- Helen Majer

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