China has decided to do a bit of nuclear saber-rattling in the South China Sea. They sent an H-6 nuclear-capable bomber out on a long range mission to send a message. They did not like the phone call President-Elect Donald Trump had with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen. This probably won’t be the last time we have some issues with China in this area.
As Writtten By Lucas Tomlinson for Fox News:
China flew a long-range nuclear-capable bomber outside China for the first time since President-elect Donald Trump spoke with the president of Taiwan, two US officials told Fox News.
The dramatic show of force was meant to send a message to the new administration, according to the officials. It marks the second time Beijing flew bombers in the region since Trump was elected.
Even more concerning for the Pentagon, China has been seen by American intelligence satellites preparing to ship more advanced surface-to-air missiles to its contested islands in the South China Sea.
Trump’s call with Taiwan’s President Tsai ling-wen broke decades- long protocol after American leaders stopped communicating directly with the Taiwan president in 1979, when diplomatic ties were severed and the United States shifted to a new “one-China” policy. China protested Trump’s call with President Tsai…..
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