The Pentagon chief did not specify where the US intended to deploy the missiles. Photo: AP
The Pentagon chief did not specify where the US intended to deploy the missiles. Photo: AP

US wants to quickly deploy new missiles in Asia to counter China: defence chief Mark Esper

  • The move is likely to anger China, but the defence secretary said Beijing shouldn’t be surprised by it
  • The new Pentagon chief did not specify where the US intended to deploy these weapons

Topic |   United States
The Pentagon chief did not specify where the US intended to deploy the missiles. Photo: AP
The Pentagon chief did not specify where the US intended to deploy the missiles. Photo: AP
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