Beijing Simulates Attack on Taiwan as Chinese Exercises Extend Into Third Day

A large number of Chinese military aircraft and ships crossed the halfway mark of the Taiwan Strait in a simulated land strike on the self-governing island that Beijing claims as its own.

Beijing Simulates Attack, Taiwan, Chinese Exercises

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A large number of Chinese military aircraft and ships crossed the halfway mark of the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, in a simulated land strike on the self-governing island that Beijing claims as its own.

The maneuvers came on the third day of a promised four-day series of military drills by China’s military, the People’s Liberation Army, following U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei earlier this week .

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