US and Chinese militaries test crisis line to prevent war

The Pentagon wrapped up two days of crisis-working-group calls with Chinese defense officials Thursday in an effort to prevent a misunderstanding that could lead to war.

“The meeting provided an opportunity to build mutual understanding between the U.S. military and the People’s Liberation Army,” a Pentagon statement read.

The U.S.-hosted effort aims to prevent a crisis and reduce risk to forces.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper frequently accuses China of aggressive actions in the Pacific, and he has moved assets ranging from aircraft carriers to bombers into territory claimed by China as a show of force
Read more…

Please follow and like us: