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June 29, 2018

Mattis Consults with South Korean Allies After China Visit

After meetings in Beijing with Chinese leaders including President Xi Jinping, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis traveled to South Korea’s capital of Seoul to brief leaders.

June 28, 2018

Mattis, Chinese Central Military Committee Official Meet in Beijing

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Central Military Commission Vice Chairman Gen. Xu Qiliang of China at the People’s Liberation Army’s Bayi Building in Beijing to reduce risk and strategic uncertainty.

June 27, 2018

Mattis Meets With Chinese Counterpart in Beijing

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis emphasized that the U.S. and China bear responsibility for a military-to-military relationship that serves the interests of both countries and the security of the Indo-Pacific region during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.

June 21, 2018

DoD Officials: Chinese Actions Threaten U.S. Technological, Industrial Base

The Defense Department is facing unprecedented threats to its technological and industrial base as China and other nations actively seek out advanced technology and intellectual property, DoD officials told a House panel.

June 21, 2018

U.S. Must Act Now to Maintain Military Technological Advantage, Vice Chairman Says

The U.S. must work to maintain its technological superiority over China and Russia as those countries do their best to offset American capabilities in the Western Pacific and Europe, Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva said.

May 3, 2018

U.S. Protests Chinese Interference With U.S. Planes in Djibouti

The United States has protested to China after repeated instances of lasers interfering with U.S. military aircraft landing in Djibouti, including an incident in which two Air Force crewmen were slightly injured, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.

March 15, 2018

U.S. Faces Global Science, Technology Competition, Official Says

The United States is in an era of constant science and technology competition from countries such as Russia and China, a senior Pentagon official told the House Armed Services Committee’s panel on emerging threats.

Feb. 13, 2018

Cyber Tops List of Threats to U.S., Director of National Intelligence Says

The United States faces a complex, volatile and challenging threat environment, the director of national intelligence testified at a Senate intelligence committee hearing, highlighting cyber at the top of the list of worldwide threats.

Nov. 24, 2017

U.S., Chinese Troops Attend Disaster Management Exchange

Hosted by U.S. Army Pacific, the 13th annual U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange and Practical Field Exchange allows hands-on and side-by-side interaction between the U.S. Army and the People's Liberation Army on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations, and enables sharing of lessons learned.

Aug. 19, 2017

Military Relationships, North Korea Dominate Dunford Pacific Trip

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has wrapped up a trip to South Korea, China and Japan that had been planned months ago, but it could not have happened at a better time.

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